Friday, December 31, 2010

G/30 is NOT Real Chess

The irrepressible John Linton, in response to my previous post,

No Rules, Just WRONG!,
writes in an email: Mike Bacon has opened my eyes to the evil that no notation is. And I was one of the earlier sinners in this regard.

However, I do detect a slight logical contradiction: As G30 is not, we can all agree, real chess, it's difficult to see why people should bother to notate non-chess games.

Hell, to notate a G30 is a bit like notating G5, is it not?

John L.

Well, is it, or is it not?

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