Raymond Keene, the English grandmaster and long-time Times chess columnist, tweeted yesterday when the Dubai story broke: “What’s the point of cheating at chess? The thrill of the game is mental stimulation. It must be exhausting having to pretend all the time.”So he did, Stephen, so he did.
The piece goes on to say:
There have always been cheats and charlatans in the game.So there have, Stephen, so there have.
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