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Every job have its good and the bad but i notice so much times that all the chess playing men have no nice jobs. Only the jobs for not using the mind. Car washer, janitor, assistant, phone operator, bartender, carpenter
why no doctor lawyer physics persons are playing also? it looking like the star trek fans when we worshipping the GM. even he not having nice jobs if he cant play the chess.
why its like this?
True that the taxi drivers can make up a strong playing contingent. It's not always true that they have bad jobs.
Ken Rogoff, though he doesn't play right now, has a fairly ok job.
Is there good money in physics these days?
What a load of bs
It just illustrates the universal appeal of chess. More chess players have bad jobs, because there are more bad jobs than good jobs. And all of them play, it's affordable.
Golfers, or racing drivers eg, would tend to have better jobs, they need it to support the cost of these endeavours.
And, at my old club, there actually were 2(!) physics persons...
My chess club is in a league that plays a whole team of physicists from Fermi Lab. I actually beat one!
i have a degree in psychology and im a professional mental health worker. i get paid more than nurses and around here nurses get paid very well...plus i do very little real work, its just an emotionally draining profession. its easy money if you like being around mentally insane people... i love them personally!
so youre digging for gold here?....combining with your other thread, you seem to be looking for-
under 35 y/o male
good job (aka- wealth)
very good looking
and is a great chess player.
couldnt someone like this get whomever he wants? what would make YOU be able to snag this hypothetical person?
im under 35, with a good job, i think im handsome, but im only a so-so chessplayer...she wants a young Kasparov...try Alexi Shirov, i think he's still young...or that Magnus Carlson kid, i hear hes not bad at chess...
Well Latka, I don't quite know what you're babbling about...but some of those jobs look pretty nice, like bartender and carpenter (especially to somebody who doesn't have a job). And I'm pretty sure that most physics persons are unemployment persons...
Jobs for not using the mind... carpenter?
A carpenters labourer maybe, but fuck, I got an A bursary and find building a challenging and satisfying profession... and ironicly i chose an apprenticeship rather than going to university and studying physics...
Maybe this is language problem or a misunderstanding...
Yes, I thought the same thing...while I was (briefly) a boat carpenter's apprentice, it seemed a pretty IQ-rich job. And I don't even know what an A bursary is (sounds like one of those "O levels" British things).
she is doing 3 tactics puzzles a day to achieve a 2000 elo rating... so its more than a language problem ;)
chess is a very good cover for not smart people to look smart ..i have a chess mate who is not smart at all but play chess . so everytime he fail the exam ..the teacher keep telling him .. " youre smart, you are in chess school team but your just being lazy " or "i cant believe you are in chess school team!"
so , i believe chess has nothing to do with what you work .its just a game ..the more u play or learn . the more experience u gain ..once you play many games ,you have alot of chance to express yourself in chess depend on who you are . everyone can be chess player . from cleaner lady who i believe can beat prime minister if the cleaner lady play more and learn more .
Yeah, for some reason a lot of people tend to equate chess with IQ...I have no idea why. It reminds me of those moments in (American) football when everyone starts to get tentative and send feelers out...and then they always say: "Well, it's a real chess game out there."
I study Physics and Mathematics and I plan on having a very interesting and good job.
Less chess <=> more time to study. This is not indicative of every person/case but probably influences your assertion ...
Chess attracts people from all walks of life. However, your experience surprises me because it's quite the opposite of mine. In fact, my chess club has two university professors - one is from Stanford.
Postal clerk. Guilty.
I have a pretty nice job...except that I spend inordinate amounts of time in remote areas... Oh, and I'm not a chessplayer man. Do you have any blanket insights on chessplayer women?
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