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Subject: Why You Should Quit Chess Now!!! Date: 10/23/2002 11:06 AM
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http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/mkgray/head-explode.html

Doctors are blaming a rare electrical imbalance in the brain for the bizarre death of a chess player whose head literally exploded in the middle of a championship game!

No one else was hurt in the fatal explosion but four players and three officials at the Moscow Candidate Masters' Chess Championships were sprayed with blood and brain matter when Nikolai Titov's head suddenly blew apart. Experts say he suffered from a condition called Hyper-Cerebral Electrosis or HCE.



hmmmm... <stroking chin>
It look fake, and I'm reading things on the internet indicating it's a big joke...

But let's face it. Can we all really afford to take that chance???

<suspicious look with eyebrow raised>

Chris...my temples are throbbing and my head feels all tingly...I think my head might be abou ... *
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