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Dominik Čech | February 20, 2011 – 19:51One Comment | 754 views
Clear Progress

In the year 1978, future GM Nigel Short, was 12 years old. In an interview for Sunday Times, he said, that he intends to become the World Champion in 3 to 5 years.
About for years had passed from the interview, when the same reporter decided to check on Englishman’s progress with his goal. “So how do you rate your results regarding your stated goal?” he asked Short. “I see a clear progress”, Nigel replied. “Such artsy statements as the ones I used to let out of my mouth some four years ago, are nowadays very rare with me.”

Short (12) playing against Smyslov.

Short (12) playing against Smyslov.

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  • Ricardo says:

    So, you think I misinterpreted?Your atccpcanee of the humanity of Israelis, the dignity, the self-determination, is limited to a very very small tent.A large tent of Palestinians deserve the respect of human beings, understanding of reasoning, even if disagreement. A large of tent of Israelis deserve the respect of human beings, understanding of reasoning, even if disagreement.Or, are all Zionists inhuman beasts in your mind?You commented that you control your meaning , with the prospect that your posts may be misconstrued. I would hope that you offer similar control over my meaning to me, and not seek to expropriate it as North consistently misrepresents.

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