my great predecessors …..

Caïssa is referred to in chess commentary. Garry Kasparov uses this reference now and again, especially in his epic five-volume work My Great Predecessors. It is used as a substitute for being fortunate – “Caïssa was with me” – especially in unclear situations, for example in sacrifices.Caïssa as a concept has also been explored by some who seek the evidence of the sacred feminine in chess.

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