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Chess hustle

March 8, 2016

Grandmaster Maurice Ashley takes on a chess hustler in Washington Square Park. Riveting stuff.

The first casualty of chess is innocence

March 4, 2015

This was not normal chess.

Grading was simple. A: Your side wins and your piece lives. B: Your side wins and your piece dies. C: Your side loses and your piece lives D: Your side loses and your piece dies. F: You touch the main board, board cart, or otherwise interfere in the simulation. This was the ONLY way to fail the simulation.

Great post on reddit about a teacher who used chess to (unbeknownst to them) teach his students about war. Absolutely cracking.