More on the Myth of Phiona Mutesi’s Skill as a Chess Player
by David Sims
I’M POSTING THIS AGAIN in expanded form because it provides insight into the blatant racial-intellectual fraud that is often perpetrated by Blacks, or, as in this case, on their behalf by the Jews and leftists who both control the mass media and promulgate endless hoaxes about racial equality.
The controlled media elevate Blacks to celebrity status when they display the most modest talent. There’s a young Ugandan female who is being touted as a world-class chess champion, though she is no such thing. She’s merely a better chess player than most Blacks are.
Born in the Katwe area of the Ugandan capital of Kampala about 1995, where she still lives, Phiona Mutesi has won many chess competitions against other Blacks. She has been Uganda’s women’s junior champion in chess three times and is currently ranked as the second-best female Ugandan chess player.
But Blacks are very much humanity’s “little leagues” in regard to mental ability.
No Black country has ever won a medal in the international Chess Olympiads. Through its entire history, since the 1920s, all of the gold, silver, and bronze medals for chess have been awarded mostly to White players and, once in a while, to an Asian.
Yet the Hollywood Jews are going to make a propaganda movie about the “great African chess player,” Phiona Mutesi.
An American author, Tim Crothers, wrote a book entitled The Queen of Katwe, wherein he hyped Phiona’s chess skills. The Walt Disney Company, a media conglomerate that has been owned and operated by Jews since 1984, bought the rights to make a movie based on Crothers’ book. And you can predict, more or less, how it will go.
Chess is a game in which players have titles, the highest of which is Grandmaster. But there are fixed standards for all of the game’s titles, even the lesser ones.
In the 2012 Chess Olympiad’s women’s division in Istanbul, the International Chess Federation saw fit to do a very long reach-down in order to bestow upon Phiona Mutesi the title of Woman Candidate Master. If Phiona weren’t Black, this would be called a cheat and an insult to anyone who acquired that same title by earning it through skilled play.
Normally, a Candidate Master of Chess must have an Elo rating of 2200 to 2299. The title accorded to Phiona Mutesi is a different title: “Woman Candidate Master of Chess.” The requirement for that title is an Elo rating of only 2000. But, even so, the ICF did a reach-down to grant that title to her.
Phiona’s Elo rating peaked at 1686 in the year 2013, and it has since declined to 1622 (checked on 22 August 2016). Perhaps the ICF justifies the decision by the hope that it will promote chess in Africa. Or maybe it was just another example of how Political Correctness corrupts sports.
Paul Cowen, a commenter upon an effusive article on Phiona in The Guardian, observed that Phiona’s chess Elo rating sets her equal to “an average-to-weak club player.” Which means that if you hardly ever play chess yourself, Phiona might be able to beat you, but if you know what you are doing, you’ll probably beat her.
And, remember, she’s one of the best chess players in Uganda.
Now here’s the truth. Phiona Mutesi is a better chess player than are most Blacks of pure blood. African Blacks have an average IQ of 70, and Fiona might possibly have an IQ above 100. That would make her quite a standout over there. But not in the United States, and not in the United Kingdom, and not in Germany, and not in Russia.
Compare Phiona Mutesi with her White counterpart, Judit Polgár of Hungary. At the age of 12 (in 1989), Polgár had an Elo rating of 2555, which made her the 55th best chess player in the world, by that measure. Afterward, Polgár continued to rise in Elo ranking to a maximum of 2735, making her the best female chess player of all time and putting her name on the short list of the greatest chess grandmasters in history.
By contrast, Phiona Mutesi’s ICF ranking was number 79957 in 2013 and has since slipped to 91039 (checked on 22 August 2016). She’s good enough, maybe, to play in your local chess club with a decent chance of winning half of her games.
Phiona Mutesi isn’t anywhere nearly as formidable a chess player as any White chess champion, and the controlled media of news and entertainment do practice deceit when they present her as though she were in any sense on the same level as a White chess champion.
You’d think that Disney would want to make a movie about Judit Polgár, who is a much better chess player. But they don’t. Disney is abetting and amplifying a race-hoax, using Phiona Mutesi as a patsy.
As I said last week: I know that posts like this one sound petty. And, in a sense, they are petty. Phiona Mutesi doesn’t deserve to be disparaged for playing chess as best she can. But neither does she deserve the elevation that the controlled media are giving her. I don’t criticize her personally because she has not been making the excessive claims about her skill. However, others have been erecting pedestals that she isn’t fit to stand on. I have been knocking these over, and I will continue doing it.
If you want to keep tabs on Phiona Mutesi’s actual merit as a chess player, her page on the International Chess Federation’s website is here:
This pretty much sums up the situation:
Phiona Mutesi’s world rank:
World (all players): 175486
World (active players): 91039
Female (active players): 5407
Phiona Mutesi’s national rank for Uganda:
National (all players): 52
National (active players): 35
Female (active players): 3
She’s a big fish only when you consider that she inhabits a very small pond.
I want you to see a pattern — which I demonstrate below — because it is important and very reliably consistent across the entire range of intellectual endeavor.
On one hand, we have this rating comparison, for colleges:
US Ranking for engineering program —
Georgia Tech: #3
Auburn University: #36
Morehouse College: #1015
Morehouse College’s ranking among black colleges: #4
Morehouse College is a small not-for-profit Black college offering many disciplines along with engineering programs and located in Atlanta, Georgia. This school was founded in 1867 and is currently offering certificates and bachelor’s degrees in 2 engineering programs. Major competitors for this college are Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and Auburn University in Auburn.
On the other hand, we have these ratings for various chess players:
Elo Rating and FIDE world ranking as an active chess player —
Magnus Carlsen, Norway. World’s best chess player.
Elo rating: 2857
FIDE Rank: #1 in the world.
Note: yes, he’s White.
Garry Kasparov, Russia. Russia’s best chess player.
Elo rating: 2812
FIDE rank: #3 in the world (also #3 in Europe)
Judit Polgár, Hungary.
Elo rating: 2675 (current)
FIDE rank: #67 in the world (and #48 in Europe)
Andrew Kayonde, Zambia, Africa’s very best Black chess player.
Elo rating: 2422
FIDE world rank: #1728
Note: there are 12 chess players in Africa who are better than Kayonde, but most of them are Arabs (one of them is White), and none of them is Black.
Nicholas Checa, USA, White, age 12.
Elo rating: 2405
FIDE world rank: #2061
Arthur Ssegwanyi, Uganda, the country’s very best chess player.
Elo rating: 2365
FIDE world rank: #3001
Phiona Mutesi, Uganda. Celebrity status created by the media.
Elo rating: 1622
FIDE World rank: #91039
Note: Disney is making a movie about her.
What do the two comparisons have in common? What do both of them show?
For one thing, the very best Black African chess player is only a wee little bit better than some 12-year-old White boy whose daddy won’t let him spend a lot of time on chess because he must study his lessons for school.
Also, both comparisons show that it is one thing to be “good for a Black,” yet it is quite another thing to achieve a competitive degree of competence among Whites.
Also, and most importantly, the mass media can attribute fame and bestow accolades that are by far in excess of what is merited by the individual in question, and most of us won’t bother to check as to whether the praise and the notoriety are really deserved. The Jewish media bosses control entire countries by this principle.
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