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Did This Man Save the 1972 World Chess Championship?

My article “Did This Man Save the 1972 World Championship?” — about how, as Stuart Lassar tells it, a white lie made history by securing a Reykjavík table tennis bout with Bobby Fischer — appears in the Jan. 2020 issue of Chess Life magazine. It may be accessed in PDF format via this link. To read the entire […]

Huffington Post’s troubling list, “The 10 Most Anti-Semitic Reactions To The Ryan Braun Suspension On Twitter”

Some anonymous producer over at Huffington Post aggregated a list of the most anti-Semitic Tweets responding to the suspension of Ryan Braun, who has a Jewish parent. The post is troubling for (in the spirit of organizing the entire world into lists) a few reasons: However one defines the word anti-Semitism, and it’s certainly a […]

  • Selected articles

    NMAAHC "The Imitation Game: Are museums being clear enough with the public about what’s real and what’s fake?" Washington Post Magazine. March 3, 2019.

    Bobby Fischer gravestone "Searching for Fischer’s Legacy." Chess Life magazine. March 2018. (PDF file).

    Jules Olitski star "A Memorial That Knows Its Biblical History." Wall St. Journal. Sept. 22, 2017.

    CIA art collection "Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection." Playboy. Jan./Feb. 2017.
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