“When we first started hanging out we would play chess and when Kyle beat me he would tease me for having a smaller brain than him. He drew a picture on the wall of my brain size and his brain size and I just got so infuriated,” he recalled.
“I don’t know why, but I lost control and I punched him as hard as I could – on the arm, not the face – so technically we came to blow because there was only one strike. Kyle didn’t hit back… We haven’t played since… After that I just sharpened my chess skills so insanely until they were like a Ginsu blade.”
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