Five Sentence Fiction – Abandon

This post is written for Five Sentence Fiction.

6 years of age and he already knows how to break the Sicilian Defense.
Dad is a coal-miner.
11 years of age and he boasts of an ELO score of 2517.
Dad dies.
12 years of age and he has abandoned chess; along with it, his destiny.

 

Checkmate.

Checkmate.

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