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A funny thing happened on the way to the tournament hall…

A funny thing happened on the way to the tournament hall…
Vassily Ivanchuk’s recent mugging in Sao Paulo shocked the chess world but it’s far from being the only mishap to befall a chessplayer on the way to or from work. It reminded Steve Giddins of some other off-board misfortunes in the past, from fire on the board (literally) to dog attacks and shootings. It's all in the latest issue of CHESS Magazine's Top Ten Greatest Chess Tournament Mishaps.

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7706

Posted: Sun 27 Nov 2011

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