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Posts tagged "Chess"

Chess challenge: check-mated by circumstance

As I understand it, though my chess history is seriously ropey, there was a famous instance in which Bobby Fischer, before a long-anticipated matchup with Russian foe Boris Spassky, did not even enter the arena of play for the opening ceremony, to the irie of the assembled crowd and befuddlement of his opposite number (who...

Weekly Challenge #6: Chess

UPDATE – I DIDN’T COMPLETE THIS CHALLENGE, BUT I DID LEARN TO SWING DANCE INSTEAD “A bad day of Chess is better than any good day at work” (Anonymous) For this weekly challenge, I’m indulging a little. I have always wanted to learn how to play chess, and over the next seven days I plan...