Sport: Hot Coronetist

A proposal to revitalize the world's slowest sport was made last week by 60-year-old John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, plump Lieut. Colonel, the ist Baron Brabazon of Tara. Writing in the British journal, Chess, he proposed that the starting positions of the king and queen be switched. "Away with all this opening undergrowth that is dragging down the game," cried the Baron.

But U.S. chess players generally agreed that the proposed switch would have no appreciable effect on the game whatsoever. The Baron was talking through his coronet.


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