A Tale of Two Chess Games

A Tale of Two Chess Games

OldChessDog
OldChessDog
Feb 19, 2014, 10:12 AM |
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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…,” I had no idea that the opening of A Tale of Two Cities, truly a masterpiece of English literature, could ever apply to a pair of chess games. Charles Dickens is thought to have played chess—though the evidence is pretty scanty—so perhaps he would forgive the allusion. Of course, his novel is a tragic romance. Mine is more like a tragic comedy—any romance found in these games is strictly a figment of my overactive imagination. But without further ado, I present to those of you in Chess.com land my version of, A Tale of Two Chess Games