Assange Tweets Famous Chess Match Depicting “Safe White King” One Day After Ecuador Grants Citizenship

Assange Tweets Famous Chess Match Depicting “Safe White King” One Day After Ecuador Grants Citizenship:

One day after Julian Assange was granted Ecuadorian citizenship, the Wikileaks founder tweeted a cryptic picture of a famous 1918 chess match in which Cuban chess master José Raúl Capablanca defeats U.S. champion Frank Marshall using a pawn.

The move which Assange tweets can be seen below at approximately 7:14, in which the narrator says “And the white king is finally feeling safe.”

Theories naturally began to swirl in various corners of the internet, with some suggesting Assange’s tweet is a message to his followers that he, “the White King” is safe. Others took the “white king” to mean President Trump – who is well protected while a pawn is used to win the match.

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