Chess joke from xkcd

  • #1

    Knights

     

     


    1. Nf3 ....↘↘↘

    2.Nc3..... ↘↘↘

  • #2

    They should have killed the king instead.

  • #3

    this was a devastating psychological blow against white.  Black's vast improvement in tactics and combinations allowed for this devastating refutation of the reti to be born..... 

  • #4
    10NUT wrote:

    They should have killed the king instead.

    The king (Charles VI) was mad at the time, apparently.

  • #5

    And yet he managed to outlive Harry by a couple of months.

  • #6

    If it is a joke, I am Gary Kasparov

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