Ask The Slouch
By Norman Chad Columnist
September 17 at 1:38 PM

Q. Are you aware that chess grandmaster Anton Kovalyov just forfeited a match at the FIDE World Cup because they claimed it was a dress-code violation that he didn’t want to wear regular trousers? (Sandy Lyons; Port Arthur, Tex.)

A. He gets no sympathy here: Shorts are for checkers, long pants are for chess. Duh.


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