By Fred Saberhagen
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Good thing it's not raining," Martin commented. "Oh, it will. " Rael screamed. Martin passed him another without looking. "I'll move my pawn to N6," Grend said. " "Nope. Then you'll take that pawn with your bishop's pawn. " "Yes…" Martin reached out and did it. "Okay. " Martin took it with the Pawn. Grend moved his Rook to Kl. "Check," he announced. "Yes. That is the way to go," Martin observed. Grend chuckled. "I'm going to win this game another time," he said. " Rael said softly. " As Martin passed him another, he noticed that the griffin was now leaning against the treetrunk.
Tlingel made a tiny, strangling noise, and when Martin looked up smoke was curling from the unicorn's nostrils. " As he returned with it, he saw Tlingel move the Bishop to capture the Knight. There seemed no choice for him at that moment, but he studied the position for a long while anyhow. Finally, "Bishop takes bishop," he said. " Tlingel chuckled. " The wind rose again, began to howl. The building creaked. "Okay," Tlingel finally said, and moved the Queen to Q2. Martin stared. What was he doing?
Checkmate," said the scientist. " He crossed the room to the switchboard and turned off the computers. MIDNIGHT BY THE MORPHY WATCH Fritz Leiber Being World's Chess Champion (crowned or uncrowned), puts a more deadly and maddening strain on a man even than being President of the United States. We have a prime example enthroned right now. For more than ten years the present champion was clearly the greatest chess player in the world, but during that time he exhibited such willful and seemingly self-destructive behavior—refusing to enter crucial tournaments, quitting them for crankish reasons while holding a commanding lead, entertaining what many called a paranoid delusion that the whole world was plotting to keep him from reaching the top—that many informed experts wrote him off as a contender for the highest honors.