GM Arthur Bisguier (born 1929) walks into the chess club and past my table. How are you, I ask?
“Surviving,” he says matter-of-factly.
He passes a guy sitting at the next table. Just surviving, the guy asks?
“I haven’t won a chess game in a month,” he says.
Then he gets to the last table, where John Curdo (born 1931) is sitting.
Curdo greets Bisguier with this: