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Siam Chess Game. How Many "Mets" Will Finish Off The Naked King Of Siam?[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2007-06-19 UTC
Apropos Siam Chess, Gralla is saying that irrespective question of any flaw, it has cultural roots. Mathematician and writer Spengler was contemporary of mathematician and World Chess Champion Lasker. Lasker has essay 'Reform in Chess', what we now call CVs, pre-FIDE almost 100 yrs. ago. Lasker's idea was not so drastic as Capablanca's few years later. Spengler says, 'If mathematics were a mere science like astronomy or mineralogy, it would be possible to define their object.' --provocative could still be Platonist, or Pythagorean, in Classical cycle ending circa year 250, when it shifts to Arabia.