Two Kinds of Game Players

Those who cheat and those who don’t

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Some games are easier to cheat at than others. It’s impossible to cheat at chess unless you get unauthorized help from outside your own brain, or you are able to deceive your opponent by moving pieces on the board while they aren’t looking. (I tell people that once I finished second in a chess tournament on a cruise ship that had hundreds of passengers. I mention that with apparent




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