Gazza Factor

 

‘If all players were as intelligent, voluble and linguistically assured as Gary Kasparov, the game could print its own cheque-books.’

Julian Barnes, ‘TDF: The World Chess Championship’
The New Yorker (December 1993)
reproduced in Letters from London 1990-1995
(Picador, 1995), p.273


 

See also

Violence and intellectuality

TDF

The Living Game

Playing for Peanuts

Life

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