RIBEIRÃO PRETO – (Opinion) The most talked-about television show of the late pandemic is “The Queen’s Gambit”. Decades ago, William Faulkner published “Knight’s Gambit”. This week’s news involves what we’ll call “Fachin’s Gambit”.
In chess, a gambit is an opening move in a game, often with a twist: it involves the sacrifice of a pawn or other lesser piece (e.g. a knight) in order to gain territorial advantage on the chessboard.
Gambits, however, are not limited to chess: lawyers and judges regularly joust for position in lawsuits.
On Monday, March 8th, STF Justice . . .