The Tangerine Gambit

Knights Templar playing Chess by Alphonse le Sage (Alfonso X)

Chess is just about my favorite game. Whatever my mood, it always makes me feel calm, thoughtful, and relaxed. Which is a good thing, because I’m really quite bad at it.

I pretty much always lose at chess, often to middle schoolers who only recently started playing. I’m convinced my four-year old twins are roughly a year and a half…

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John Metta

John Metta

An unassuming hobbit who lives in a notebook with a pet fountain pen. Proud member of House Hufflepuff. Music maker, dreamer of dreams. http://johnmetta.com