And comstant vigilance is necessary. I remember when the great Ukrainian grandmaster Vassily Ivanchuk complained of having to pass through metal detectors on his way to the board twenty years ago. That’s routine today (and should be).
The Hans Niemann scandal has rocked the world of chess, where players undergo security scans to detect for potential devices
I’ve been wanting to hear your commentary on the current contretemps.
Things have been so hectic both the new full-time job and the move that I haven’t had time to keep ATH updated. Hopefully, some semblance of normality will return once the move is complete (whenever that is–we’re way behind).