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Friday, May 26, 2006
The Grímsey Sea-Cliff Endgame
The island of Grímsey in the North of Iceland is famous for its chess-players. A nineteenth-century philanthropist, Willard Fiske, presented the islanders with chess sets in honour of their prowess. Islanders have even been known, according to my guidebook, to throw themselves off cliffs in disgust at poor performances.