Friday, August 03, 2007

Can a Tiger change his stripes?

Just when Braden Bournival should be trying to get beyond his past transgressions and rehabilitate his reputation, he instead demonstrates how not to make friends in the chess community. At, Jennifer Shahade points out his comments regarding the US Women's Championship:
They might as well just flip a coin to decide who is going to win each game, because when women play chess the results are completely random.
Jen's brother Greg had an appropriate retort:
I'd feel a lot better if I was betting on you vs IM Krush in a coinflipping contest than if you were playing a chess match.
You can read all the fireworks here by scrolling through the comments.

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