The fact that Mark wrote to grade me well-nigh is perchance an indicator that he did well, but I wouldn't guarantee it. I hollo upwards that a previous chessplayer contestant on the exhibit inwards 2005 too tipped me off well-nigh his participation despite the fact that he had bombed horribly answering questions on the history of the globe chess championship. But hence so would most of us amongst some of the completely daft questions he was asked. For example, "in how many moves did Spassky trounce Petrosian inwards game xix of the 1969 championship?" - in addition to I cannot mean value of a reply to that which isn't either rude or obscene. The let on of moves played inwards a game of chess is an speak irrelevance - the equivalent of hollo for a football game specialist how many throw-ins at that spot were inwards the 1966 World Cup final. I would hold upwards difficult pushed to grade y'all the let on of moves played inwards whatsoever game of chess, either i of my ain or a famous i such every bit Morphy versus the Duke of Brunswick, though I could in all likelihood give an approximation inwards many cases. Of degree it is a big clue that the interrogation setter knows piddling of chess in addition to inwards compiling questions has only looked upwards a few facts on Wikipedia.
Should Mark larn i of these ludicrous "how many moves" questions I tin come across me getting really hot nether the neckband watching tonight's show. But fate has taken a mitt to ensure that I don't outburst a blood vessel. It hence happens that my TV laid upwards volition hold upwards inaccessible this evening every bit the sitting room floorboards are beingness treated for woodworm today in addition to nosotros won't hold upwards able to larn inwards it for 24 hours. Probably exactly every bit well... Sumber http://johnchess.blogspot.com/