Finally, tonight, I beat the freeware chess game at the "difficult" level.
For some reason, whenever I "come back" to chess, I have trouble really concentrating on the game.
But I've been doing heads-down coding all week, so I figured I was fired up to focus.
When I was in elementary school, my father taught me how to play. I was fascinated by the game, and started playing him often - one night after another. I lost every single time. For years.
Until one night I cornered his king -
Such a small thing,