The chess world has long been shrouded in mystery and intrigue. From the untimely deaths of chess masters like Alekhine and Morphy,
to strange game and match results, there are many enigmas that have puzzled chess enthusiasts for centuries. It’s almost as if the game itself is imbued with a sense of mystery, as if the pieces on the board are capable of hiding secrets and revealing them only to those who can decipher their movements.
But perhaps it’s not the game itself that is so enigmatic, but rather the players who dedicate their lives to mastering it. The chess world is filled with brilliant minds and highly skilled strategists, each with their own unique approach to the game. It’s no wonder that these individuals are often the subject of intrigue and fascination.
It’s a shame that some of these mysteries may never be fully resolved. But that only adds to the allure of chess. It’s a game that has the power to captivate and intrigue, even as it remains shrouded in mystery. So if you’re a fan of the Royal Game, don’t be afraid to embrace the strange enigmas that it holds. They only add to the endless fascination that chess has to offer.
In this book you are invited to join Holmes and Watson in trying to solve some of these mysteries, I don’t want to say more to spoil the surprise, but it’s definitely a book to bring to a beach on vacation!