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I once played this OTB game and the guy beats me …actually I lose because I blundered but anyway after the game I congratulate him but mention that I blundered and even point out the move. Well he sort of sneers at me and then makes out as if he won because of his superior chess playing skills. I hate that! But the dude is about 30 years older than me …what can you do?
Well I jabbed with the left and then threw a double right hook combo which clearly caught him off guard because he fails to protect himself and takes both hooks on the button. He stumbles back and falls over another player’s table. So it’s looking good for me because my Jiu Jiutsu is better than my boxing. Needless to say I tried to takes his back to choke him out but as I go for it an official steps in and puts me off balance giving my opponent time to recover.
Various people are screaming and shouting incoherently at this stage , I taste blood in my mouth for some reason and somewhere in the distance I hear the crowing of a cock. I notice all this in a split second before this guy , who turns out to be ex-army hits me in the nuts!!! I mean like really hard, like he knows what he’s doing….I could not be blamed for doubling over and I almost passed out but from previous experience I knew this would be a mistake. I am not called ‘snakesbelly’ for nothing because you can hardly stoop lower. So I feign passing out and as the guy comes in to finish me off I find a loose king and hit him in the eye with the little crown side first.
I don’t have to tell you the damage a king can make.
Anyway by now more officials arrive and break us apart.
There is a lot of bleeding and stuff but I really have to give it to this guy he actually apologized and admitted that I was right.
So he lost the eye and all but we still keep in contact to this day.
Just shows you how chess really builds bridges between people.
This same thing happened to me.
I have started studying the game too late, so my brain isn't wired properly. If my parents had introduced me to the game and encouraged me when I was 5, I would be a freaking chess genius by now. Instead of wasting my time interacting with mere patzers in online chess forums, I would be playing training games with Kosteniuk, with a couple of drinks at the sides of the board.
You just got lucky.
No surprise. I tend to play badly when I am out of weed.
What would you say is your rating difference with and without?
I don't have an excuse for losing cause at the time in the game every more feals right.however the lamest excuse I've heard over and over in OTB games. "I had a winning combination but I did not make them in the right move order therefore I lost."
one said the above and I saw the game and I know he just blundered.
I think people copied this saying because a +2000 rated player did in fact have a 7 moves winning combination but he should have switched two moves in order to win. instead he lost because the 7 moves involved a queen sac. the above make you sound like you did calculate a lot but was just losing your head in one move, and that you had a win.
I don't know. I've never smoked weed. It was just one of these lame excuses, per the thread topic.
I wasn't asking seriously
Thinking takes time and effort :) Who wants to use that?
Mine is more honest, "sorry I suck".
Candid and forthright, too.
Can't imagine a stamp collector being dishonest.
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