“The Queen’s Gambit”: What is Really Sacrificed?

By | October 13th, 2021|LRO 314|

Chess has never been very popular in the Western world. Chess geniuses, on the contrary, have always drawn public attention. Something otherworldly about these unusual masterminds catches our interest. What price has to be paid for such incredible success in an almost uninhabited island of symbolic? Two examples from classic literature are found in the [...]