“But this ship can’t sink! She’s made of iron, sir, I assure you she can. And she will. It is a mathematical certainty.”


There is a moment in every chess game where the final outcome is deemed imminent. Black or White will win. The ship will sink. The best players see it before everyone else, same as moves. That is why one of the truest tells of a good player is how quickly they resign.

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