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Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever when they are only wasting their time.

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George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. Awarded the 1925 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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    チェスは、怠惰な人々が自分の時間を浪費しているだけのときに何か賢いことをしていると信じ込ませるための愚かな手段です。

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