Chess Poem 17 - Poem by Kim Barney
I played in a chess tournament today.
Against the lowest-rated player,
I could only manage a draw.
I only won two games, and
After the tournament was rated,
I lost one point on my chess rating.
Yet life is funny. Since the tournament
was only three rounds, and I lost no games,
I took first place in the tournament!
Hank's only loss was to Tom.
Tom's only loss was to Nate.
Nate lost to both Hank and to me.
It helps to have pluck,
but sometimes you need luck!
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3 January 2020
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