I am amazed by the response to my new book. Thank you for reading it. And I am more than pleasantly surprised at the emails I received inquiring what the next topic will be in the A Way To series.
The multitudes of requests seem to want an expanding of the topics about relationships and health and coincidently these are the very topics that I am currently working on.
But until then…
The national game of Russia is chess. It is a game of perfect information. There are feints but no bluffs. This is why Khrushchev, confronted by imponderables, backed down from the nuclear conformation. Poker on the other hand was originated in the U. S. A. It is played here most avidly and expertly. The combination of risk, guile, open aggression and refined calculation reflects America and its frontier mentality. Kennedy was not even obliged to show his cards.
In which month do the Russians celebrate the October Revolution? November.
Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel and were standing in the lobby discussing their recent tournament victories. After about an hour, the manager came out of the office and asked them to disperse.
“But why?” They asked, as they moved off.
Because he said, “I can’t stand chess nuts boasting in an open foyer.”