I am an Australian living in the United Kingdom
Guidelines I try to play by:
.1. I normally play 8pm to 12midnight GMT (Mon to Fri)
.2. I will resign from a game that is clearly lost
.3. I play firstly: games with less then 24hours to go
.4. I play secondly: games where players are showing online
.5. I play thirdly: ladder games
Big Chess Influences in my life were:
.1. My Grandfather who taught me to play chess
.2. Reading Fischer "my 60 memorable games"
.3. Studying Nimzowitsch "My System"