WORLD CUP CHESS SCANDAL HITS THE MAINSTREAM

A World Cup Chess scandal has hit mainstream media, so here are the facts that pertain to this case.

Ask The Slouch

By Norman Chad Columnist

September 17 at 1:38 PM

Q. Are you aware that chess grandmaster Anton Kovalyov just forfeited a match at the FIDE World Cup because they claimed it was a dress-code violation that he didn’t want to wear regular trousers? (Sandy Lyons; Port Arthur, Tex.)

A. He gets no sympathy here: Shorts are for checkers, long pants are for chess. Duh.