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All of the Polgar sisters are amazing. How is it that three offspring can be phenomenal chess players when I can't find my way around the chess board? I am sooo jealous. I wish I knew their father's training secrets for real. Not the stuff he publishes, but how did he really do it?
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Can u fix a car? or fix the sink or maybe build a shelf ? maybe not does that make u stupid? NO its something u havnt learned or dont want to some people are no good with certain things or the method they learned wasnt to good take me for egsample i suck a maths believe it not yet i can play chess pritty good i learned an easier way of doing maths now that i hadnt before and have improved but u ask me to remember how to put back the parts to a car and u can forget that i suck at it that doesnt mean im stupid lots of reasons y people cant do things i garantee that those same people u think are stupid could suprise u and do something u have no idea about dont be so quick to judge people mate...
littleman, intelligence is measurable on many different levels. You can't tell me you never met somebody that was as dumb as a box of rocks before. Some people can't read, write, count, keep a job, do basic math, program a television, understand a map........... all of these functions require some type of higher learning. Not everybody can be a doctor, top of their class, lawyer, scientist etc. I think being different is cool, but when it comes to brains we're as a race definitely not equal.
"And no, if you were brought up that way there's no guarantee you'd be successfula as a proffesional chess player."
Laszlo Polgar believed that anyone could be trained to be a genius, that's what said before any of his children were born. They didn't show an aptitude for chess, he just said "you will learn chess" and they did because 4-year-olds tend to do what their parents tell them.
Of course, who can say that there aren't certain genes in the Polgar family that make them, coincidentally, have more aptitude for chess than most other families? We dont' know. It's all conjecture.
Very nice game!
I met J. Polgar about 9 years ago in Mexico, her dad and my coach hit it off since both are "commies" at heart. She was very nice, a little shy (back then) and quite a powerhouse as well as her sisters - I didn't have the privilege to play against her, though. Tough schedule they had.
And no, if you were brought up that way there's no guarantee you'd be successfula as a proffesional chess player. These guys are talented. Otherwise, what about all the kids that are taken to football since they are like 5? All of them make them to the NFL, I'm sure. And the kids that get flutes when they're 6? Are they all in the Philadelphia Philarmonic Orchestra?
It's not only the study, it's the natural talent for chess, a good amount of steady nerves (see Hübner and Kamsky), and dedication. Even in Russia, with the huge chess school system, still only a few break through.
It gets tough at the top, no matter the profession :)
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