Friday, September 29, 2006

Every silver cloud has its dark lining

Frequent readers of The 64 Square Jungle may come away with the notion that there is nothing better for young minds than healthy chess competition. While that's certainly true for many kids, we rarely hear the perspectives of those who did not find competitive success and for whom tournament chess became a life-defeating, not life-affirming, event.

The worst feeling in the world is finding out you’re not as special as you think you are.

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