Archive for December 12th, 2007


Most of the time, my chess games are like this picture! In this game which I blog here, I played white. My opponent is a strong player and it was the semi-final in a knock-out tournament. Well, I was lucky this time and I really like the checkmate at the end!Please click on the link and it will open up in a new window 
Nikita1 vs. pieeaterHERE

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Read HERE more about South Africa’s wildlife and also about the Rock Jumper!
The Klipspringer (‘rock jumper’ in Afrikaans) is a small African antelope that lives from the Cape of Good Hope all the way up East Africa and into Ethiopia.

Reaching approximately 58cm at the shoulder, klipspringers are relatively small animals compared to some of their larger antelope cousins. Males have fragile horns that are usually about 20-25cm long. With a thick and dense speckled patterened coat of an almost olive shade, klipspringers blend in well with the rock outcrops on which they can usually be found.

Klipspringers are herbivores, eating rock plants. They never need to drink, since the succulents they subsist on provide them with enough water to survive.

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