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Is chess good for the mind or does it lead to insanity?


  • 22 months ago · Quote · #1

    ITISMYMOVE

    Kiss+Embarassed=?

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #2

    zembrianator

    insanity is good for the mind

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #3

    APawnCanDream

    The only studies I've heard seem to suggest that Chess, like crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, Scramble, ect, all benefit the mind from young to old. Insanity isn't embeded into any game, the personality that plays the game might be likely to become obessive about things and a particular game but it isn't related to a game like Chess.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #4

    bobbyDK

    I think too much studying chess will turn you insane. I think it was the reason Waitzkin stopped chess. he did not want to become Bobby Fischer, again. because he knew Bobby was crazy.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #5

    johnmusacha

    So what does that Josh W. guy do now?

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #6

    Scottrf

    Martial arts.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #7

    neo-metacrash

    Insanity? You insane? Laughing

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #8

    ITISMYMOVE

    That would be telling!

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #9

    Ironknight777

     "the king is stationary, the queen has all the power". 

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #10

    linuxblue1

    Mein Got

    Mein Got

    Are you a knight?

    No, you are a bishop

    sent to attack me at the busstop

    coconut

    coconut

    coconut

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #11

    neo-metacrash

    linuxblue1 wrote:

    Mein Got

    Mein Got

    Are you a knight?

    No, you are a bishop

    sent to attack me at the busstop

    coconut

    coconut

    coconut

    wut...

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #12

    johnmusacha

    So is Josh W. (sorry I don't know his last name proficiently) any good at martial arts?  Or is he "training to be a cage fighter" like Napoleon Dynamite's older brother?

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #13

    Changu

    John..josh is okay-ish in his martial arts,but to me he was a natural chess,so young,so talented,so quick.you should download his movie.i think chess does appear to make others insane more than other sports but i also think this ultimately lies with ones personality,approach to the game.you need a healthy personality and approach..and a well balanced social,mental,physical and spiritual life.you should be ok.musacha still waiting on that great idea..your thoughts.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #14

    VanillaKnightPOC

    Don't be silly everyone knows helicopters are immune from mental illness.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #15

    Changu

    How do you mean vanilla ice.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #16

    johnmusacha

    Ohh Vanilla Ice!  Love it!

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #17

    netzach

    Think your okay as long as don't start going to the shops dressed as a bishop or knight.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #18

    ivandh

    zembrianator wrote:

    insanity is good for the mind

    +1

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #19

    ivandh

    netzach wrote:

    Think your okay as long as don't start going to the shops dressed as a knight.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #20

    eddysallin

    (Insanity) U do an action over and over expecting a different result ! Hmmmm....sounds like chess too me!


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