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|Nov-22-13|| ||HeMateMe: I'd hate to be an outcaste.|
|Nov-22-13|| ||Lovuschka: By the way she behaved when Carlsen was mentioned in the World Championship 2013 live stream commentary, it seems to me that she is a bit of a secret admirer of him.|
|Apr-03-14|| ||waustad: Her win over Eva Moser in penultimate round of the FBL was well timed for chessbase, since they got to hype her new video and have her annotate her win. They also showed lots of pictures of her and of the team. Many of the pictures from the earlier coverage were, as usual, of Freiberg. It is a little strange that they only have it on the German site when the video is in English. |
|Apr-03-14|| ||perfidious: <Mr. President: I did not have sexual relations with that woman...>|
I did not inhale, either.
|Apr-18-14|| ||PhilFeeley: Missing this important game from 2012. Why, I don't know. I'll try to find the full set of moves:|
Sachdev, T. 2417 - Liu, Y 2090
E49, Asian Championship (7) 24.05.2012
click for larger view
19...b4 20. dxc5 Qxc5 21. cxb4 a4 22. Bxf6 gxf6 23. Nh5 bxa3 24. Qf2 <Rc1 Qf8 25. Qc3 Ne5 26. Nxf6+> Kf8 25. Nxf6 Qc3 26. Nxh7+ Ke8 27. Ba4 Rbc8 28. Rc1 Qg7 29. Rxc6 Rxc6 30. Bxc6+ 1-0
|Apr-19-14|| ||PhilFeeley: Found it. Why it's not here, I'll never know. Good game though:|
[Event "Zaozhuang CHN, Asian Nations Cup (w)"]
[Site "Zaozhuang CHN"]
[White "Sachdev, T."]
[Black "Liu Yang"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 O-O 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
e3 Re8 9. Bd3 c5 10. Ne2 Nc6 11. O-O Rb8 12. Ng3 b5 13. Re1 a5 14. Bb2 Qb6 15.
Qd2 Be6 16. Rab1 Qa7 17. Ra1 Qb6 18. Bc2 Red8 19. Rad1 b4 20. dxc5 Qxc5 21.
cxb4 axb4 22. Bxf6 gxf6 23. Nh5 bxa3 24. Qf2 Kf8 25. Nxf6 Qc3 26. Nxh7+ Ke8 27.
Ba4 Rdc8 28. Rc1 Qg7 29. Rxc6 Rxc6 30. Bxc6+ Kd8 31. Qh4+ Kc7 32. Qf4+ Kxc6 33.
Rc1+ Kb7 34. Qc7+ Ka8 35. Qa5+ Kb7 36. Rc7# 1-0
|Jun-08-14|| ||cro777: Tania Sadchev: "Though I would like to be known for my achievements in the sport, I don't mind if somebody calls me a hot chess player."|
|Jun-08-14|| ||OhioChessFan: I'd settle for either one.|
|Jun-09-14|| ||waustad: <"Though I would like to be known for my achievements in the sport, I don't mind if somebody calls me a hot chess player."> |
Someone who has worked as a professional model probably has a different attitude about that than some other players. Some seem comfortable with the "chess babe" notion and others don't at all. A few seem to have an unrequited love for the camera. There was a tournament in Mexico a year or so ago where many attractive women in chess were gathered. Here is video of the press conference: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqTj...
|Jun-09-14|| ||SirRuthless: There is no sense in telling a beautiful woman how beautiful she is if you are not seeing her. All you do is boost her ego and make it harder for average looking guys to have a chance. Plus they've probably been hearing it their whole life anyway. You aren't breaking any new ground.|
|Jun-09-14|| ||OhioChessFan: <Sir> yeah, I work with a very exotic looking young lady who is also very shy. 3 or 4 times a day someone will tell her how beautiful she is and it makes her uncomfortable each time. I think the same thing about not breaking new ground and wonder what possesses men to keep saying it.|
|Jun-09-14|| ||SirRuthless: Yes, I forgot about that effect. It can make a woman who is timid and shy even more timid and shy. There is the slim chance you will brighten someone's day but it usually just bugs them.|
|Jun-09-14|| ||john barleycorn: The line is "Do I have to tell you how good you look or can we proceed without that?"|
|Jun-09-14|| ||perfidious: Not sure what all the fuss is about--would not even notice her in the street.|
|Oct-08-14|| ||waustad: She has a training video she's selling: http://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...|
|Dec-15-14|| ||ketchuplover: Kudos on your marriage|
|Dec-15-14|| ||Billy Vaughan: Congrats on your marriage!|
|Dec-15-14|| ||SimonWebbsTiger: wonderful picture report on chessbase
|Apr-23-15|| ||cro777: No Red Bull, no wings!
Tania Sachdev photographic portrait.
|Apr-23-15|| ||WannaBe: Oh, me like your pictures link!!|
|Apr-23-15|| ||MagnusVerMagnus: She one helluva hot chess player, and love her commentary, Trent works great with her, good luck Lawrence.|
|Jun-24-15|| ||OhioChessFan: Interesting story and pictures. I didn't realize how little I knew about those religions.|
|Feb-15-16|| ||ketchuplover: Sach it to me|
|Mar-15-16|| ||Bruce Graham: Tanya is doing very well in the Reykjavik Open drawing with GM's with much higher ratings.|
|Oct-29-16|| ||HeMateMe: this is interesting Huff Post says there is a sort of social divide among northern and southern Indians, based on skin color:|
"Do a Google search of historical and recent Miss India winners and other top-billed Bollywood actresses, and youíll see why Indians collectively spend more on skin-whitening products than they do on Coca Cola (about $470 million), including creams, face cleansers, shower gels and ó Iím not kidding ó vaginal washes. The industry is supported by the Bollywood stars themselves, who do ad campaigns for major companies like Fair & Lovely. A typical ad has a movie star tossing a tube of lightening cream to a dark-skinned fan, who miraculously transforms into a star also."
So, females there spend a lot of money on skin lightening products (does that actually work?), as it somehow makes them feel better or gives them a competitive advantage. I thought you had to go the Michael Jackson route to change your skin color, which seems kind of awful.
They note that Ash Rai, a former miss Universe, has brown hair and green eyes, a rarity among Indians.
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