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I'm pretty sure that at one point my book refers to "chess grandmaster turned nutjob recluse Bobby Fischer" in the present tense so it's a good thing I've still got time for some last minute corrections.

Meanwhile, I note that while I've met plenty of people who don't know the rules to chess, I think that out of the set of people who know how to play, I may be the worst chess player in the universe.

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Matthew Yglesias is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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