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    What is the deeper meaning of "chess"?

    It's not chance, Mr. Holmes, it's chess. (Sherlock: A Study in Pink)



    What does the cabbie imply?

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    Re: What is the deeper meaning of "chess"?

    Quote Originally Posted by luckylucy View Post
    It's not chance, Mr. Holmes, it's chess. (Sherlock: A Study in Pink)



    What does the cabbie imply?
    More context is needed to be sure.

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    Re: What is the deeper meaning of "chess"?

    "Chess" is a game of thought, of strategy. Not a game of chance.

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