The Chess Wanderer

"Les pions sont l´âme du jeu" Francois-André Philidor, 1749

Monday, March 06, 2006

Trip to Japan

Just got back from my first trip to Japan. I thought you guys would get a kick out of this. I snapped this in Kobe while we were walking off the Kobe beef and beer.


At 3/07/2006 5:24 PM, Blogger Jens said...

Nice catch!

At 3/16/2006 10:10 PM, Blogger Paco said...

Aloha, And did you see any Go action! Oahu Go Club meets on Saturday's from 9:00am to 11:oo am at Starbucks - Kaneohe! I know your a chess at heart, just remember IM Edward Lasker. Hope you had a good trip! Se at Windward Mall or even better at Kahuku on April 1st! See calendar fro details or Mahalo, Paco

At 3/17/2006 8:53 AM, Blogger Pawnsensei said...

Hey Paco. No, I didn't watch any Go. I didn't know the Go Club moved to Saturdays. That's a good time to have it. Can have your Go and morning coffee at the same time. I don't have time for Go though. I barely have time for my chess nowadays with all my hobbies. But it's good to see you are keeping busy with both clubs.


At 3/19/2006 5:17 AM, Blogger Sancho Pawnza said...

How was your trip? Did you take lots of pictures?

At 3/19/2006 8:44 PM, Blogger Pawnsensei said...


Trip was a lot of fun. I was depressed on the day we had to come back. The food was terrific and everything was really clean. I've never seen such excellent service in my life.

Didn't take as many pictures as I should have. I got so wrapped up in the moments that I kept forgetting to whip out the camera.

I'll definitely go again someday.


At 3/23/2006 5:47 PM, Blogger Nezha said...

you went to japan. Hey - what a nice coincedence, i am applying for a job there right now (not that the agency has contacted me or anything. Darned agency)


At 3/26/2006 11:44 PM, Blogger Pawnsensei said...

Hey Nezha,

I thought you had turned down the job offer from Japan? Did you have a change of heart?



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