International Chess Championship was being held in St Paul Minnesota
at the beautiful St Paul Hotel. The first night there was a
reception in the lobby with platters of hors devours and champagne
Soon the guests started
get tipsy and loud.
Chekov stated "Well
when I won the Moscow Invitational I defeated my opponent in 26
Not to be outdone, Chermarski stated
loudly, "When I won the San Francisco Invitational, I won in 18
moves." Finally Fischer loudly said, " That's child's play, when I
won the New York championship, I won in exactly in 7 moves, that is
why I am the grand champion."
All of a sudden the manager barges in and says,
"I'll have to ask all of you gentlemen to leave immediately."
Stunned they asked him why. He replied, "We do not allow chess nuts
boasting in an open foyer."
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