Ben Finegold, Grandmaster

Ben Finegold, Grandmaster
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11:37 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

On Chess: Dreary Draws And The Lost Age Of Chess

Younger players are less likely to have draws because the winner will take advantage of mistakes.
Credit File photo | Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis

Most sports have decisive results. You don’t see draws in tennis, basketball or baseball, and if there is a tie in soccer or even the NFL, at least you know both teams were pushing for victory until the very end.

Unfortunately, chess has some issues with draws.

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