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haha, had a laugh on this article
you're a bad chess player when you're annoyed by the fact that the strongest piece is a lady and you choose to call it 'president' instead
You never study or practice. When you play (about twice per month), everyone spots you a rook. You lose anyway. Maybe a queen, you think to yourself during one of your rare, quiet, contemplative times...that should help level the playing field against those nerds!
That I beat you
When you missevaluate a drawn/unclear position as a lost one and resign
Well, what happened is...you lost. Nothing odd about that.
But it is how you lost that boils your egg.
You see, you used your clock up on the first move.
You are a really, really bad OTB chess player.
But when you play online, you are really, really, really good.
There is no scientific explanation for this. It is what it is. God works in mysterious ways.
could have something to do with the person's aptitude for video and computer games. and of course as everyone knows, internet blitz chess is a mere video game, as opposed to the real chess they play in real life in real tournaments.
When you say that the king is the strongest piece.
in many endgames the king is the strongest piece...
at the begining of the game king is a baby, only becomes king during the endgame.
You are about to be checkmated.
Your battle cry is: "A horse!...a horse!...my KINGDOM for a bloody horse!!!"
You are such a bad chess player that you are unaware that it is called a knight.
You can relate to:
Q: "Why does the Moron keep hitting himself on the head with a baseball bat?"
A: "Because it feels so good when I stop."
This is how you feel about chess. Except, you don't know how to stop.
there hasn't been a chess player, and by chess player I mean you know someone who plays real chess in real life in real tournaments as opposed to internet blitz chess which as we all know is merely a fun addictive video game, who hasn't gone through really tough periods with lots of losses. if they didn't feel something in relation to these losses (or wins) they would probably stop playing altogethor. a bad chess player probably wouldn't feel anything as a result of a chess game.
you know you are a bad chess player when you think internet blitz chess between amateurs actually means something significant and you go around boasting and gloating about what is essentially an entertaining fun addictive video game thinking that you played actual real chess like they play in real life in real tournaments.
Omega Chess Review by International Master Brian HartmanI examined and played an exciting new board game called Omega Chess. Although I was initially skeptical of a game that was essentially a new form of chess, I now believe it to be a potential remedy to what ails many chess players -"With the advent of computer databases chess is no longer an art, but an exercise in memorization.", or "Many openings lead to known, forced conclusions. Chess may lead to a similar fate to that of checkers, where certain openings are banned from competitive play." Attempting to improve on chess is not new. Capablanca suggested rearranging the placement of pieces, Pal Benko invented "pre- chess" where the first moves of the game determine piece placement along the first rank and Bobby Fischer recently announced "Fischer Random Chess", again changing the starting position of the pieces. Omega Chess has taken an evolutionary approach, building on what already works. This is done by expanding the traditional 8 x 8 game board to a 10 x 10 board, and adding two new pieces to the existing chess family: the Champion and the Wizard. The Champion can move one square forward or backward or to either side or jump two squares forward or backward or to either side and it can also jump two squares diagonally, forward or backward. The Champion can jump over pieces. The Wizard can move one square diagonally in all four directions. Or, like an exaggerated Knight move, the Wizard can jump three squares horizontally or vertically and then one square to either side. The Wizard is bound to the color of its starting square. The Wizard can jump over pieces to also control up to twelve squares. I have had the pleasure of playing Omega Chess with some of my chess master friends who have commented that the new pieces and board offer an exciting range of tactical and strategic possibilities, encouraging a more open style of play than the traditional form of chess. Omega Chess will be especially attractive to players who desire a game where the creation of ideas will be their own, not simply the echo of games studied from a computer database. Key factors that may make Omega Chess the game for the next millennium are: (a) the board and two new pieces and their moves maintain the critical balance of power of traditional chess (b) the placement of the traditional pieces are the same, maintaining the international rules and principles of traditional chess.The only change in Omega Chess from traditional chess is that Pawns can move one, two or three squares on their initial move. All other rules are in place. Thus, you are still playing chess! I highly recommend Omega Chess for beginners to advanced masters desiring to go back to chess basics, where it is truly a battle of wits, not who has the better research. Omega Chess could well prove to be the next evolution of chess.
Interesting, also is En Passante still the same? If so are you going to implement it for the 3 move? Because the point of it was when they were introducing the move two spaces forward they tried to make it like nothing else changed so they created En Passante, this will probably also apply to this one too.
the authors argument here is flawed. he is promoting a new kind of chess on the basis that traditional chess is no longer about ideas, strategy etc because everyone has memorized some theory. this is completely wrong, not accurate. for example, amateurs could know how to play the first 10 moves or so of the maroczy bind against the accelerated dragon, but then not know what to do at all and misplay the space advantage. and even at grandmaster level they are continually coming up with new ideas in most openings anyway, some more than others. it hasn't been exhausted and is still about ideas, strategy. of course I am talking about real chess played in real life in real tournaments, as opposed to internet blitz chess which is merely a video game if chess enthusiasts are playing it.
Hey, amigo, maybe you'd like a muy frio cerveza?
Too, serious, bro. This is a frivolous thread.
When you missevaluate a winning position as a lost one and resign
Study and practice...lots of both...is what makes a good chess player.
Are you implying that girls are bad players, too? My wife would disagree.
As well as many other female players on this site.
*cough* Natalia Pogonina *cough*
Most girls suck at chess.
Most people suck at chess
Chess is fun.
When you can't type your password into chess.com, they have rejected you because you are an embarrassment.
I remember that one
oh right. I hadn't noticed.
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