Harry R. Schwartz

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Nerd Problems

Nerd Problems

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Tags: books, chess, games.

While conversing with an attractive lady, our chess-playing protagonist finds himself in the following situation:

He sat leaning on his cane and thinking that with a Knight’s move of this lime tree standing on a sunlit slope one could take that telegraph pole over there, and simultaneously he tried to remember what exactly he had just been talking about.

— Vladimir Nabokov, The Defense

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