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> Does anybody know the etymology of skittles?
"Once in a Moscow chess club I saw how two first-category players knocked pieces off the board as they were exchanged, so that the pieces fell onto the floor.
It was as if they were playing skittles and not chess!
"
Think Like A Grandmaster by Alexander KOTOV

Michael Trent, michael@shogi.demon.co.uk

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"It is not a move, even the best move, that you must seek, but a realisable plan"
— Eugene A. ZNOSKO-BOROVSKY.