Originally posted by @greenpawn34
A picture of Paul Morphy in a ‘B’ Movie Horror flick.
I stumble across Paul Morphy’s marriage certificate.
This leads to a Paul Morphy game which in turn takes
us to a classic Tal v Petrosian game inspired by Morphy.
In between those two I manage to sneak in one of my games.
Next an interesting and instructive game played on
h ...[text shortened]... 1800 RHP lads.
The Hall of Doom makes a return.
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Just guessing here, but this may have something to do with how show business prefers to portray chess players, which is usually socially dysfunctional neurotics, obsessed with a complicated board game. Though this image may contain a grain of truth, it's hardly the whole story. Oh well, I guess we can live with a wee bit of negative imagery.