KEEPING THINGS IN PERSPECTIVE
“Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever, when they are only wasting their time. ”
― George Bernard Shaw, The Irrational Knot
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Kirsan is still dreaming, given that the sanctions are still in place. UNLESS, ofcurse, he knows something that we don’t know. http://kirsan.today/en/
This is a GREAT shot! Before the age of computers. Before the times of ever-faster time controls. Before Kirsan was rich, powerful and before he could ignore chess’ long-standing traditions and turn the chessworld on its head for his own personal pleasure. Before anyone ever thought that chess was anything other than an art form. A time when SPECTATORS had to think for themselves, and when they respected players who could play better than themselves. https://twitter.com/larsgrahn
Meanwhile, somewhere in Russia ….