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Human beings have spent large amounts of money trying to beat the laws of probability for centuries.
Think of a number with two digits. For example 43. Follow the Magic Gopher's instructions and he will amaze you by telling you what number you chose.
Chess is always said to come from somewhere else. Chess has a number of ancestors but its place and date of birth are still a mystery. India, China, Persia, Greece? Nobody knows.
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