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Courtesy of MemoryChess

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As you would expect, The Telegraph has presented us with a well-written article on gender difference -or lack thereof- in chess.

Even though more women are taking up our beautiful game than ever before, they still face chauvinism from some of its more old-fashioned practitioners. Journalist Rachel Halliwell makes two noted members of that club appear quite foolish in her article, and equally as effortlessly, dispels a number of gender based myths that pervade chess. An incisive riposte -journalism at its finest.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/on-the-black-and-white-battlefield-with-the-worlds-greatest-fema/

For a philosophical take on the same topic, you could also try reading McCready’s own post here:

https://mccreadyandchess.com/2011/12/21/chess-and-women/

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