I failed to make the chess team because of my height.
July 6, 2011 10:39 PM Subscribe
posted by JPowers (62 comments total)
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Magician Derren Brown admits his chess game is shit. Nonetheless, he plays nine world-class chess masters
, simultaneously, and wins more matches than he loses. But how? (via
Issue #1: I'm not understanding how you can pair them against each other. For example, if you pair 1 with 5, and if the point is just to steal 1's moves to use against 5, and vice versa, wouldn't these two players have to make identical moves the entire game in order for this strategy to work?
Issue #2: Is he using slight of hand to switch the paper at the end?
Issue #3: Is #9 a plant?