Zugzwang: [ˈtsuːktsvaŋ]

1. German for "Compulsion to move".
2. When your couch gets stuck in a stairwell and you can't move it out.
3. A player is said to be in "zugzwang" when any possible move will worsen their position.


Fantasy Football Week Six Recap

It is with great sadness that I report that I am now the worst fantasy owner in my league. My play has been abysmal and uninspiring. It should come as no surprise that I lost last week based on my choices. I do apologize for the late posting of this recap, I’ve been quite busy dealing with some personal issues… Read more →


Recap of the 5th Hartford Open

I recently competed in the fifth Hartford Open located in Windsor Locks Connecticut at the Bradley International Airport. I played good chess and attribute a lot of my success to my diet choices. I believe the main contributing factors were the English breakfast tea (which I’ve started drinking) and honey crisp apples. I don’t ordinarily drink tea but find that… Read more →

Not enough bong water this week?

Fantasy Football Week Five Recap

Another week has gone by and it’s time we take a look at some of the numbers. I think I’m going to be posting a new award called, “The choke of the week”. Without further ado here is: The Choke of the Week! This weeks massive choke goes to team “DANI” who managed to score only 68.89% of the total… Read more →

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Fantasy Football Week Four Recap

It is with sadness that I announce that I have lost another game which brings me to 3-2. To put it frankly, I dropped the ball this week. My team only put up ONE more point than my bench. I did the analysis, read the blogs, listened to the pod-casts and received the mediocre fantasy advice and I still lost.… Read more →