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King's folly

If your name were King Bishop, you'd know how to play chess, right?
Balls, pucks, and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  March 25, 2011
Bobby Fischer

Review: Frank Brady searches for Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer was (a) a former world chess champion; (b) the greatest chess player who ever lived; (c) an idiot savant; (d) a prodigy; (e) a megalomaniac; (f) anti-Semitic; (g) paranoid; (h) the guy Barbra Streisand had a crush on in high
Dead end?
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  February 12, 2011
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Review: Mixed Magic's Art of Attack

Both the first and the last line we hear in Art of Attack , by Asa Merritt, is: "You must take your opponent into a deep, dark forest where two and two are five and the way out is only wide enough for one."
Games people play
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 01, 2010
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President's Day 2010

Honoring some of our nation's unpopular presidents
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By DAVID KISH  |  February 12, 2010
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Comedy Rambo

Misunderestimate Stephen Colbert at your peril.
A gladiator of mockery, Stephen Colbert is dismantling American society from the inside
By DAVID BIANCULLI  |  November 16, 2007
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King to C5

Greengard, no less eager to make a good local impression, had called Kasparov “the Bill Belichick of chess.”
Kasparov comes to Harvard  
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 17, 2007