I am reprinting "The Tactical Grob" by Claude Bloodgood
On Dec 23, 12:32*pm, Chris Falter wrote:
I am *still* interested in learning how it is that your opinion of the
Claude Bloodgood matter changed so dramatically. *Twice I have asked
question from a few days ago that Sam has not yet answered
*Sam, your most recent comment on Bloodgood is as follows:
*"Bloodgood's weakness as a player is obvious"
*But earlier, in another thread, you advanced a different opinion:
*"Claude Bloodgood...through hard work and diligent study
*of chess, achieved a USCF rating or 2702, only to have it taken away
*from him through a vile conspiracy by USCF insiders jealous of his
*What caused you to change your opinion? *And do you think that maybe
*the accusation of a vile conspiracy was a bit hasty?
/question from a few days ago that Sam has not yet answered
There is nothing inherently wrong with changing an opinion, Sam. *We
come across new facts, or new perspectives, so we change our minds.
The change evinced by your differing rhetoric seemed so remarkable
that I was wondering what was going on. *I was hoping to learn
something by asking this question.
Sloan seldom if ever answers inconvenient questions.