We’ve All Been There

‘After I resigned this game with perfect self-control and solemnly shook hands with my opponent in the best of Anglo-Saxon traditions, I rushed home, where I threw myself onto my bed, howling and screaming, and pulled the blankets over my face.’

J.H. Donner on losing a match to Hans Ree

The King: Chess Pieces (New In Chess, 2008), p.127

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