Kendall Williams is always a threat to go for 20 and 10, but he also isn’t opposed to moving his bishop to F5.
Williams, New Mexico’s all-everything point guard, is a known chess enthusiast. After leading the Lobos to a victory over Long Beach State in the first round, he revealed that this March Madness business has put on hold a big match back in the Land of Enchantment.
Williams has a running rivalry with a New Mexico graduate student, Daniel Cornish, with the players splitting two earlier matches, according to Yahoo! Sports. The rubber match has been put on hold.
“We still have to play a third game,” Williams said. “I’ve been telling him I’m busy right now because we’ve been on the road, but when I get back I have a score to settle.”
Before he returns to performing some castles and en passants, Williams has to determine his endgame in the tourney.
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Is that your “checkmate” face?
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“Boy, that was about as poor a first half as we’ve played all year long.”
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