Did the Pope play chess?

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Apperantly this was of his hand: White: K h4, Q c7,
B d4, Nc4
Black: K e6

Mate in two.
(Karol Wojtila, 1946)

I cannot confirm this for a fact
"Chuck" <clm701@hotmail.com> schreef in bericht
news:115blf91olmhc27@corp.supernews.com...
>I was just wondering if the Pope was a chess player or played the game?
>
>
 

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You can look at www.chessbase.com , there is an article
"Chuck" <clm701@hotmail.com> schreef in bericht
news:115blf91olmhc27@corp.supernews.com...
>I was just wondering if the Pope was a chess player or played the game?
>
>
 
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Ruud <rjhheuvelman@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Apperantly this was of his hand: White: K h4, Q c7,
> B d4, Nc4
> Black: K e6
>
> Mate in two.
> (Karol Wojtila, 1946)
>
> I cannot confirm this for a fact

It's a hoax.

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=2316


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