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Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?


  • 22 months ago · Quote · #221

    Anonymous_U

    blaow wrote:

    What does Qd3 change? Notice that f3 is guarded by the d4 knight.

    followed by qf1

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #222

    blaow



  • 22 months ago · Quote · #223

    Anonymous_U

    oh okay, sorry 

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #224

    RetiFan

    Heyy, so there is actually one game in 10000! Faith in probability restored!

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #225

    Math0t

    RetiFan wrote:

    Heyy, so there is actually one game in 10000! Faith in probability restored!

    Well unfortunately (?) it was a simul, so I'm afraid it doesn't count.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #226

    Dude_3

    Tmattb86 wrote:

    The Universe is huge and old, and its only getting bigger and older. Anything that isn't strictly imposible has probably happened countless times already.

    Our planet orbits a single star, our star is 1 in a billion in our galaxy. Our galaxy is 1 in a billion in the observable universe. These are a drunken man's rough estimations, but the point remains. If it is possible, it happens. 

    If an omniscient being had commented on the odds of this exact debate occuring in some far flung corner of the Universe countless millenia ago, he would have considered it close to zilch.

    Look at us now. 

    Actually, if he was the ancestor of anyone on this forum, he would have said noneTongue outlolllzz

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #227

    blaow

    Correction, Browne could have saved mate with e6, but black would go into a vastly superior endgame.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #228

    Dude_3

    blaow wrote:

    Correction, Browne could have saved mate with e6, but black would go into a vastly superior endgame.

    true

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #229

    FirebrandX

    Math0t wrote:
    RetiFan wrote:

    Heyy, so there is actually one game in 10000! Faith in probability restored!

    Well unfortunately (?) it was a simul, so I'm afraid it doesn't count.

    Not to mention it was 2500 vs 1500, or 400 points shy of the proposed scenario.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #230

    Jacksimus

    My room mate has asked this of me, like is it possible to "luck" into just the right moves to beat a master?

    They would have to be very lucky no?

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #231

    nameno1had

    Jacksimus wrote:

    My room mate has asked this of me, like is it possible to "luck" into just the right moves to beat a master?

    They would have to be very lucky no?

    I would recommend playing the lottery first...

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #232

    Conflagration_Planet

    Jacksimus wrote:

    My room mate has asked this of me, like is it possible to "luck" into just the right moves to beat a master?

    They would have to be very lucky no?

    It would indeed be possible for somebody rated below 500 to luck into the right moves to beat the world champ, but the odds would be so high against it, you might as well call it impossible.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #233

    dezsoracz

    2509 is far from 2700. That is an other level, ask any GM about it.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #234

    nameno1had

    dezsoracz wrote:

    2509 is far from 2700. That is an other level, ask any GM about it.

    GM and Super GM....some 2509's might not even be a GM under FIDE rules for achieving the rating

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #235

    madhacker

    2700 vs 2500:

    One of the English GMs, I've forgotten which one, is meant to have described played Karpov as follows. You play a good opening, get a good position, make good plans, improve your position, think you might have a shot at winning, and then suddenly it will dawn on you that your position is totally lost, and you have no idea how or why.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #236

    karthikdchamp

    2700 cant be so stupidUndecided

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #237

    Shippen

    mosh_viteza wrote:

    i was beaten twice by a 1200 player recently.His strenght was about 2000 :D

    Yes I took a look at the game, a fluke can happen.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #238

    zborg

    Every 400 rating points represents a QUALITATIVE leap is chess playing ability.

    In the U.S. only 10 pecent of active tournament players ever break 1800.  That's "2 leaps" from a 1000 rating.  And only 1 percent of active tournament players ever break 2200.

    So can 1300 win against 2700?  NOPE.  Except in our dreams.

    It ain't computer science.  Sorry.  

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #239

    Stevie65

    Or joey's

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #240

    zborg

    Hey, are we doing a tag team on these two threads?  Like WWF wrestling?

    As Madman George Steel said, "I wrestle scientifically."  Laughing


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