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Burmese Chess Uncles  
   

Burmese Chess Uncles

Just FYI, Black goes on to win with ...Nxc3 bxc3 doubling White's f-pawns, then taking the knight outpost on f4, and playing Qd6 targeting White's hanging h-pawn and kingside, and threatening also a rook invasion on d3.
Katha (4-6 Jul 12)

July 7th 2012
Ever had the feeling you might have bitten off more than you could chew? I certainly felt that during the extremely grueling 14.5h train ride from Mandalay up north to Katha. There were so many ironies connected with this ride. Firstly, I had broken up my Yangon-Mandalay bus ride into several legs precisely because I’d remembered the pain of the non-stop journey from last time, and didn’t want ... read more
Asia » Burma » Northern Burma » Kathar

Burmese Flag Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
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