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Shuffle It’s Important for M&E Participants to Play the Long Game By Andy Marken Our daughter surprised us before Christmas saying one of the things she would really like to be “surprised” with was a chess set. She got the idea for the “gotta have” gift while watching Netflix Queen’s Gambit. She was enthralled with how simple and complex the game was and how Beth (Anya Taylor-Joy) dealt with all of the positive and negative aspects of the game to win. So of course, she got it, along with some books to help her learn the game the right way -- Bobby Fisher Teaches Chess and The Basics of Winning Chess – and she devoured them. We borrowed the books to brush up on a game we hadn’t played since college and then confidently challenged her to a couple of matches. We were resoundingly trounced every time. It was about the same results as when we were in college, but it took longer back then. The together time reminded us of the importance of focusing and concentrating on the basics while simultaneously planning a

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