Originally Posted by kiki
Vines is a marketing product while Kodes was a real thing...
Kodes was lucky to be a good, steady player in depleted fields. Vines was a great player no matter who he was facing.
I have Vines at world no. 1 or co-number 1 for five years between 1931-37. The highest rank Kodes achieved was world no. 4.
The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure, while the intelligent are full of doubt.
Last edited by hoodjem : 05-12-2012 at 05:06 AM.