Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Quote of the Day for 2016-02-24

"One cannot play chess if one becomes aware of the pieces as living souls and of the fact that the Whites and the Blacks have more in common with each other than with the players. Suddenly one loses all interest in who will be champion."

Anatol Rapoport (1911-2007) Strategy and Conscience

East German border guards carrying the body of Peter Fechter after he'd been wounded and left to die at the Berlin Wall (August 17, 1962)

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