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Friday, September 29, 2006

I am NOT... I repeat NOT... making this up

The world chess championship came to a halt today when a player who had been locked out of his private bathroom after insinuations that he was cheating refused to play and forfeited the fifth game of the match.

Read the rest here.

1 comment:

Death Bredon said...

Chess World Championship matches have a long history of this type of physcological warfare. Indeed, Kasparov v Karpov had many intrigues, as did Karpov v Korchnoi. And perhaps most famously, Fischer v. Spasky