“i’ve said it before and i’ll say it again, god. the brotha jay smooth has the most funny, insightful, and educational chess commentary in the game, nahmsayin’? the way he deconstructs the complexities of chess in our society in a way that is accessible to both novice player and grandmaster alike - it’s something to be admired, son. word is bond.”
LOL. I was actually supposed to play RZA at this event! But he had to leave early. BTW the woman next to me is Irina Krush, one of the best players in the world and winner of the 2012 US Women’s Chess Championship.
Why is there women’s chess? I mean, I know what the logic is behind segregating, like, basketball, for all the downsides of that. But, chess?