There is a gritty fight scene in The Bourne Supremacy, in which Jason Bourne (played by

There is a gritty fight scene in The Bourne Supremacy, in which Jason Bourne (played by Matt Damon) faces down his adversary Jarda at an apartment in Munich. Both men are skilled assassins, but they aren’t wielding their weapons of choice. The villain’s hands are tied, but he lands the first blow with his elbows. He somehow turns up a kitchen knife, and frees his wrists on some shattered glass furniture. Bourne rolls up a magazine and you know he could kill with it. You wish someone would answer the shrieking telephone. They’re soon back to bare knuckles and slamming into the tables. At last, Bourne throttles him with an electric power cord, and the audience breathes a sigh of relief. Bourne doesn’t — it’s time to shove the magazine in the toaster and blow up the building.   That’s what I thought of while watching this dirty but dextrous game from the European Club Cup, recently concluded in Montenegro. Saric is an experienced and fearless Croatian Grandmaster. Suleymanli is the reigning World U14 Champion from Azerbaijan. It’s all suits and ties until Suleymanli strikes with 27… g5. Saric dumps rook for knight in the scuffle, and soon cripples his own pawn structure to quell Bl...

Big, bold and definitively identifiable from across a crowded room (or race track), this Franck Muller

Big, bold and definitively identifiable from across a crowded room (or race track), this Franck Muller Vanguard 45DT Racing watch is crafted in stainless steel and features a hand-polished tonneau-shaped case with red inserts on both sides of the case. With a red outer flange (for seconds reading) on the brushed black dial, the watch has a truly sporty appeal. In addition to the hours, minutes and seconds, it offers date indication. It is powered by a self-winding movement and is endowed with 42 hours of power reserve when fully wound.  $9,200. Offering a whimsical take on time, the Vanguard Crazy Hours ™ watch has an almost futuristic look to it. This stainless steel bold tonneau-shaped watch also features a stainless steel dial. The blue Arabic numerals are misplaced on the dial – hence the name Crazy Hours. Every hour, the hour hand jumps on the dial to the proper numeral to mark the hour. The minute hand operates in a traditional manner. On the case sides and the crown there are blue inserts and the black alligator strap has color-coordinated blue stitching. The mechanical movement offers hours, minutes and seconds indications.  Upscale Swiss watch brand, Angelus, is a maste...