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Tennessee Tempo Mid-Season Report

Sunday, September 27, 2009

 GM Jaan Ehlvest catches the elusive Haki-Naki fish...

 

The Tempo sit on .500 at 2-2 with a huge match coming up this week. Will we see the top two rated USCL players, Ehlvest and Nakamura, faceoff as Tennessee takes on Seattle?

 

 GM Alexander Shabalov's fantasy lecture on how great it would be for black to start with a knight on e4 and no bishop on f1.

 

 After his huge week 1 victory that led Tennessee to their first winning record, Shaba' has returned to Nashville for, at least, the next week to now see how he fares on board two.This is a photo from our recent Grandmaster Camp at the Nashville Chess Center. Here is what our classroom looked like:

 

The classroom at the Nashville Chess Center

 

 The Tennessee team have become pretty good friends this year thanks to our many outdoor experiences together. Here are some photos from all the fun...

 

 FMs Bick and Andrews square off

 

One of our many fishing holes...

 

Jaan's physical training

 

Jaan also is an excellent cow-hearder...as he documents here.

 

 FM John Darby shootin' pool...

 

FM Bick takes on Rob...

 

Tempo Organizer FM Andrews gives his stamp of approval while we watched the recent Mayweather fight...\

 

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TD Chris Prosser tries to get Jaan online before his battle with Felecan...

 

Jaan's isolated d-pawn lecture...

 

The Hammer of Justice...aka David Justice

 

FM Bereolos rocks the sponsor gear...

 

 

IM Ron Burnett

 

...and finally Jaan would like to leave you with a serene moment in nature...

 

The spring of chess knowledge...

 


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