StacyBearden's Blog

    • My Chess Frustrations

      I love chess. I really, really do. But it is perhaps the most frustrating thing I have ever tried to learn. When I say learn I don't mean the rules and basic play; I've been playing since about age nine. I mean that I have had a desire to ... | Read More

    • Chess Gambling

      I recently told my Grandfather, who happens to be 93, that I was taking some chess lessons to improve my game. He gave me this very serious look and said, "Don't start gambling." After stifling a giggle, I began to explain that I'... | Read More