15 July 2014

How Reliable Am I?

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Talk: List of World Chess Championships

It's a bit like lists of U.S. Presidents: it's common knowledge, and documented in dozens of books. We could add a link to http://www.mark-weeks.com..., but that just shifts the problem: another amateur historian who's put together the data from books. Rocksong 05:39, 18 April 2007 (UTC)

Talk: World Chess Championship 1984

Lies in article • This is a very bad article - perpetuating the myths and lies surrounding this championship match. Read for example what is written on Edward Winter's Chess notes. Kasparov asked for the match to be abandoned - so how could he then be extremely resentful of Campomanes decision? Abandoning the match improved his chances of winning. A real, reliable, citation is needed for the weight loss and health claims. I have [never] heard of Mark Weeks and have no idea why his website is being used as a reliable source.--ZincBelief (talk) 13:26, 11 September 2009 (UTC)

...I generally give more credibility to people who identify themselves, less to people who prefer to remain anonymous.

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