…when will the madness stop?

At the worlds most prestigious tournament for this sport in Norway, where the world’s top players compete alongside amateurs two players died suddenly within hours of each other, one in the middle of a match.

“We regard these as tragic but natural deaths,” said Jarle Heitmann, a spokesman for the Chess Olympiad. “When so many people are gathered for such a long time, these things can happen.”

Chess kills.  When will someone have the courage to stand up and do something about it?

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