SEPT 13.. The final day of Chess 960 : Magnus Carlsen and  Hikaru Nakamura Tie for 1st and split the prize winnings .. Congratulations to the co-champions of 2020 Champions Showdown: Chess9LX winner @MagnusCarlsen and @GMHikaru! They won $31,250 each — Saint Louis Chess Club (@STLChessClub) September 13, 2020… Continue reading

The Bobby Fischer of Cards

The Bobby Fischer of Cards: Stuart Errol Ungar (September 8, 1953 – November 22, 1998) was an American professional poker, blackjack, and gin rummy player, widely regarded to have been the greatest Texas hold ’em and gin player of all time. Ungar’s prodigy-level IQ and total recall contributed to his blackjack card counting abilities, which were so… Continue reading

W P T/ Mike Sexton

Poker Hall of Fame member and longtime commentator for the World Poker Tour Mike Sexton passed away on Sunday at the age of 72. World Poker Tour Announces the Passing of Mike Sexton. #ThankYouMike — World Poker Tour (@WPT) September 7, 2020 Mike Sexton passed away peacefully at… Continue reading

A Partner is Right

A Partner is Right  {STL DISPATCH MAG May 19 1937}   The Bidding.. South        West            North         East 1 Spade    Pass             2 Hearts    No-Trump Double     Redouble   3 Spades   Pass Pass         Pass “My Partner maintains that I was  ‘fixed’  by the opponents psychic bidding….”   Your Partner was right. It was all very… Continue reading