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would it be awesome if they had chess televised on ESPN ?
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On Thursday, April 26, 2012 1:15:55 PM UTC-4, Alex wrote:
would it be awesome if they had chess televised on ESPN ?


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On Apr 26, 10:15*am, Alex wrote:

would it be awesome if they had chess televised on ESPN ?


About the only things that go worse together than chess and
commercial TV are sign-language and radio.
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On Apr 26, 11:15*am, Alex wrote:
would it be awesome if they had chess televised on ESPN ?


Well, the problem is that while Chess used to be an exciting game,
that spoil-sport Steinitz [ ] ruined it.

On my web site, at

http://quadibloc.com/chess/ch010301.htm

I present one possible solution to the problem, inspired by how the
game of Go had a similar problem resolved by the use of _komidashi_.

John Savard
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