Thursday, November 3, 2011

Nadanian Variation in Chess Boxing

Funny excerpt from an article by Patrick Daugherty in San Diego Reader:
Think about it. You’re in the ring, boxing, trying to smash your opponent’s nose into his brain. You’re gushing sweat, adrenaline surging, reacting and acting with no thought, and then — ding — the bell rings, a chess table and two chairs are brought into the ring, you sit down, heart hammering against your rib cage, adrenaline still pumping, and consider whether to use the Grünfeld Gambit or go big and use the Nadanian Variation.

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