Good luck to Anders Breivik’s chess buddy

I’m not sure that chess is quite the right game for Breivik to be playing. It can drive you crazy. I see the Norwegian prison service is looking to hire a “friend” to play chess with Anders Breivik as he spends the next 20 years or so in isolation. While I think it reasonable to assume the confessed mass murderer would make an, um, interesting opponent, I’m not sure chess is quite the right game for him to be playing. Apart from anything else, it can drive you crazy, crazier in his case. Read more [...]