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Beware of chess playing boyfriends

“To Marcel Duchamp, chess was a higher vocation than art: on his honeymoon he paid more attention to the game than to his bride. In revenge she glued his pieces to the board; divorce ensued.” New Statesman 7th October 2022 … Continue reading

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Garry Kasparov’s phenomenal memory

“I was to be tested by seeing if I could identify each game by looking at the position on the board….. I said, ‘I’m honoured you are interested in understanding the human mind, but I hope you will forgive me … Continue reading

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Is Boris Johnson a strategist?

“He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War Chris

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Queen to f4

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