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To whom are you speaking and what are you refering???
I'm a lefty! It comes quite in handy because it compliments right-handed players. According to your statistic, 22% of male GMs are lefties? That seems to make a statement considering only 10% of the general population are lefties. Does that mean lefties have twice the chance of being a GM than righties?
I'm referring to people in general that have posted in this forum about their IQ tests
interesting, but I doubt it. A GM is based only on pure hard work and talent, using your right hand or left hand matters little.
Are you implying we are more than just simple statistics? Wishful thinking :P
When I speak about IQs, and especially mine, I am refering to the SB IQ test, which is the most common IQ test.
ok I tested my IQ, it's 137...is that good or bad?
Hahah same here Jay, same here.
If your IQ was given by a liscenced psychologist or school system, or Mensa, than congratulations - you are in the top 2%.
If not, then you might want to be test by a professional, like those listed about. They can also answer questions about the IQ tests, and what the scores represent.
mine is 136. it was given by the school system. If I could remember more than 4 damn numbers at a time I'de officialy be a genius :( But IQs are arbitrary, inconsistent, and over valued.
IQ tests are no more abritary, inconsistent, and over-valued than any other test you might take for school or even a job.
If you also claim it to be elitist, then that is same argument made by people who support a school's football time.
And what is wrong with being a genius? ;)
but there was a blind GM playing a simul moving pieces with his toes...now that was fantastic!
actually he was ambidexterous so alternated feet
My IQ is 170: I am 85 right brain + 85 left brain.
This gives me all the IQ I need to know how to move the pieces
One way to measure, and while it is basic, does show some differences between creative and not-so-creative people.
It involves a photo, illustration, or other image that is ambigious. Ask a person what this image is about. A not-so-creative person may see one or two things, and may even get annoyed. A creative person may see 4,5 or more things.
lol...a singularly uncreative way of ascertaining creativity, I must say.
lol...high praise indeed...
I would be pretty creeped out if he offered me a handshake at the end of the game.
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