[Merlini] I have no further intents to cast/analyze Dota 2. I have decided that at this juncture in my life, casting does not align with what I want from my future. I am a bit sad, but we must keep forward facing. Big thanks to all who have supported me, especially when times were tough!
TIL of Ossip Bernstein, a famous chess grandmaster, who was sentenced to death by the Bolsheviks in 1918. While he was facing the firing squad, a russian officer that heard his name offered him the chance to prove his identity in a game of chess. He beat the officer and was released.
A year ago, a video of me facing off with a heckler hit #1 on reddit and changed my life. Yesterday, one of my favorite YouTube channels (Animated James) animated it and this might be the coolest thing I've ever been a part of.