Mars and Venus playing Chess!
(Marte e Venere giocano a scacchi…) This painting from circa 1630 is showing Mars and Venus who are playing chess. The painting is located in the Augusteum in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony. It’s titled, “Marte e Venere Giocano a Scacchi” (“Mars and Venus Playing Chess”), painted by Alessandro Varotari (Il Padovanino) is in the Baroque style.
Parnell for GCA President!
Mr. Parnell Watkins contacted me about a month ago, to inform me he was running for the position of Georgia Chess Association president. Since by then I just started my new chess website, I proposed him an interview to better inform the chess players in Georgia of his program and things which could be done