Canberran and my fellow blogger Shaun Press bagged first place in the just completed Solomon Islands International. From his Facebook status update he scored 7.5 from nine games. (And who else should congratulate him first on Facebook, but none other than Nigel Short?)
I can't imagine that anything too exciting happens much in the Solomons, but over the weekend it seems that the visiting chessers were treated to some C-grade Aussie celebrity. None other than talented swimmer Stephanie Rice dropped in on Honiara apparently to promote child vaccination.
No doubt she got a couple of those blokes excited.