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The Mag's intrepid reporter competes in the Musical Chairs World Championship

Originally Published: February 5, 2013
By David Fleming | ESPN The Magazine

WAITING FOR MY first-round heat at the 2012 Musical Chairs World Championship, I notice that most of my fellow combatants fall into one of two distinct pregame camps: Warm Up ... or Beer Up. It's unseasonably cold and just past 9 a.m. on what technically qualifies as a summer day in Amesbury, Mass. Some 1,200 people have shown up at the town's sports park to compete for the title of musical chairs champ.

Yet the shivering beer drinkers don't disturb me nearly ...

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