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No One Games in a Vacuum

This entry is part 6 of 42 in San Check

I learned to play chess at a young age. This kid taught me the basic rules. He would always beat me, but I would get better each day.

Or so I thought.

After awhile, I was learning to anticipate his moves and think a few steps ahead. Finally I had him.  Then he pulled this move he called castling. I thought he was making shit up.

Of course he wasn’t. He was providing enough information for me to play, but not enough to actually win. That did not stop me from playing him again and again.

I had to learn to beat him. So I kept at it. Okay, now I had him. He did not even seem to notice.

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The Delvers Podcast B-side