The Checker Maven

The Sayings of Tom Wiswell

If you've read much at all of Tom Wiswell's writing on the art and science of checkers, you'll find gems of wisdom sprinkled liberally among the pages. A long-term friend of Tom's in New York City collected thousands of these pithy proverbs, and many of them can be found at the following two web sites:

Daily Speculations
Great Speculations

If you haven't visited these web sites yet, you really owe it to yourself to go there and learn a few new lessons of checkers and life from someone who mastered the art and science of both.


Tom Wiswell often played here. Can you identify the location?
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It's the The Flea House, circa the mid 1970s, also known as Chess and Checker Club of New York.

03/22/05 - Category: General - Printer friendly version
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