Rules of the Game Characters

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A Caucasian Man

Earlier in her childhood, a caucasian man poses Waverly and her friends in front of Hong Sing's Chinese café and then takes their picture.

Bobby Fischer

In the story, Bobby Fischer—who in real life is the youngest chess player ever to be awarded the rank of grand master—shows up in a Life article next to Waverly Jong's picture, where he is quoted as saying that there will never be a woman grand master.

Vincent Jong

Vincent Jong, one of Waverly's two older brothers, introduces her to the game of chess. At the annual church Christmas party, he receives a used chess set that is missing a couple of pieces. When Waverly offers to give him Life Savers to use in place of the missing chess pieces, Vincent allows her to play with him and Winston, Waverly's other brother. Vincent tries to...

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