10th Mar 2021

CIPC #212: Cheerleaders in the chess club, Season 1

“Relatively recently, there was a series in which a chess club played a very important role” is how I was planning to start this blog post. This was supposed to...

09th Dec 2020
CIPC #200: S. S. Van Dine, Le fou des échecs

CIPC #200: S. S. Van Dine, Le fou des échecs

This is the third year now that I do this blog. I have touched on movies, television series, paintings, comics, literature, sculptures – pretty much any type of cultural output....

08th Oct 2019

CIPC #140: Final move

One thing I haven’t done yet this year, is commenting on a chess-themed movie. More than a hundred blog posts ago, I commented on Lang leve de koningin and shortly...

22nd Jan 2019

CIPC #103: Bertina Henrichs, Die Schachspielerin

The long-time readers of this blog might remember how, quite a while ago, I made a few blog posts about my impressions while watching movies which heavily feature chess. I...

16th May 2017

CIPC #19: Lang leve de koningin

Due to enormous success1 the last time I commented on a chess-themed movie, I will do it again. This time, the focus will be on a Dutch movie, because focusing...

11th Apr 2017

CIPC #14: Knight moves

Fourteenth instalment! Finally a nice round number!1 That deserves something special, I’d say. Something very special indeed: I’m going to watch a movie. More specifically, I’m going to watch Knight...

Flemish youth championship, Mechelen

1997

47th US open, Pittsburgh

1946

BSB/FBÉ championship play-off, Brussels

1960

International tournament, Havana

1946

8th Capitulation tournament, Wageningen

1955

5th liberation tournament, Maastricht

1951

Brabant championship, Sint-Joost-ten-Node

1950

All Saints’ Day tournament, Ghent

1950