SPRAGGETT ON CHESS
On the great chess site Chess in Translation there is an interesting interview with Yuri Averbakh, who recently turned 90 years young. The famous grandmaster and author of a wildly successful endgame series is–apparently–also a history buff! I recommend highly to my readers to take a look at this interview….
(See game below!)
”In general, I think history has its subtleties. First and foremost, all my experience tells me that in history two times two never equals four. It can be anything else whatsoever, but not four! And besides, history is written by the victors, and the defeated are always guilty.” Yuri Averbakh
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