THIRTEEN years ago, the chess crime of the century was committed. Gary Kasparov and Nigel Short committed an unthinkable crime when they hijacked the world championship match and took it outside of the World Chess Federation (Fide).
Bad move! Nigel Short wasn't very happy and rapidly sent in a demanding missive. You can read Mr Short's reply here in Quah's follow-up piece this week. But what's this? No apology from the Malaysian writer?