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French aristocrat Barthelemy de Basterot was a strong player, but treated the essential rules rather loosely. On pawn promotion he wrote that any pawn reaching the last rank can be changed to any piece a player chooses.
In chess, nobody is immune to blunders, not even the champions. This is a common theme in English Grandmaster John Nunn's excellent new book Nunn's Chess Endings, Volume 1.
"The goal is to have the strongest possible bargaining position as possible," said one progressive health care strategist