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ReadThisThing (Nov 22nd, 2017)

To [Richard] Miles, the game of chess is the game of life: You have to be on the move while thinking ahead. A chess player should be simultaneously offensive and defensive, productive while defending what’s theirs. Miles developed a taste for the game in prison. “It was either checkers, chess, dominoes — or you’re talking about somebody,” he says.

Richard Miles spent 15 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The state of Texas has compensated him financially, but Miles deals with PTSD as he figures out what to do with his next act. 

Read: The Third Life of Richard Miles

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