13240 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Seems a lot of people overestimate their abilities compared to the average.
^ @ScottrfYes, there have been other psychological studies where it shows that people tend to be overly optimistic even in the face of facts saying otherwise. That's one reason I decided even though it seems to me most should be able to break 2000, that there may be that fundamental bias, and that in the face of a ~1500 average adult tournament player I don't have a good case to argue otherwise.
Honestly, that's what I call a cool story bro. Such a riveting tale, I honestly copy and pasted it to MS Word, saved it on my hard drive, backed it up on a jump drive, drove to the bank, put the jump drive in the safe deposit box, and will leave it there until my kids turn about 12 (when they can actually state their age, and ask what it is I'm showing them), when I will pick it up, put it in an old USB drive reader and relay this cool story to them and tell them, "Kids, this is what a cool story should look and sound like...not like the stories your generation tells."
A cool story indeed. For an average guy, could I be mistaken and interpret the story above to be on the extreme of the one sided aspect?
Of course you love it but it is completely the opposite of you high intellect confident social creatures.
Now that is funny. People without any knowledge of themselves adopting the above information to the extent of believing that it is pretty much talking as if it were you.
All of you that are guilty, may wish to let go of their brilliance throttle for a little while.
Funny stuff. mr average here enjoyed greatly. Ty
Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?
by Elubas a few minutes ago
Why is the center so important?
by EscherehcsE a few minutes ago
Chess Scenario: Opening Preparation
by RasputinTheMad 4 minutes ago
Looking to build an aggressive d4 repertoire for white
by Fixing_A_Hole 6 minutes ago
why is e5 more popular than c5 at lower levels of play?
by SmyslovFan 8 minutes ago
What openings should I be playing?
by RasputinTheMad 8 minutes ago
"Black Defensive System for the Rest of your Chess Career"?
by ylblai2 10 minutes ago
11/28/2015 - White To Draw
by pizzacupcakes 13 minutes ago
Referrals to Chess.com
by notmtwain 18 minutes ago
by RonaldJosephCote 19 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!