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MACA Chess Horizons Magazine Article
 2017 Boston Chess Congress Head of the Class
 Paul Arond
  July 2017

“The art of living,” according to Marcus Aurelius, Stoic and last of the 'Five Good Emperors' of Rome, “is more like wrestling than dancing.” The same could be said for chess, among other sports. The game is a struggle and victory does not always go to the mightiest, or swiftest or strongest. Sometimes it goes to the player who persists and prolongs the fight.