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Yes it is just a game. But you have to remember that (according to the common theory) chess (or a game like it) was invented to settle disputes between rival kings without bloodshed and the game we now know has been played since a time when actual war was conducted according to strict rules with the pieces representing royal court members
For me...just a game...that's all.
IT'S A WAR AND THIS IS SPARTAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
My dear mfw019, So you are just playing a game with me??? Do I understand that correctly? You just wait untill my mom hears about that.
Oh no, no, no......more than just a game with you.
The plastic pieces tend to give it away.
it is a gane based on war=that is what makes it exciting
i try to live life like chess...always think 8 moves ahead and look at every angle before making a move. So for me, its war, not a game.
NorCalPeezy, Can you please let us know what do you mean by "think 8 moves ahead" in life ????
8 seconds, probably.
Hey, chalk one up for VULPES! Now that's WAR!
this is war in board,I and you!!my brain and your brain!!
face to face!!you know!!that is so good!!
if I can win you in this little board sure that I cane lose you in real war!!
(sorry abute wrong writing,i can not speak english so good)
cool mr morris .
Chess is WAR!
Chess is War. It was created to depict ancient war principles. But without the blood shed.
Here is the piece I wrote about it: CLICK ON IT!
One of the very few things that riles me up is when people say "Chess is WAR!!11one!" It's pushing figurines around on a board. But people love the idea of battle, at least the people who have never seen real battle. War gets dressed up as this heroic and noble struggle that unites nations; it's such a shame that we cannot feel that way about more productive endeavors.
Chess is like a war psychologically I agree, but not to the point that one will hate and kill his opponent like in real war.
Little plastic men on a rollup board. Get a grip, people.
A lot of people like to drag psychology into chess as well, which seems to reflect a similar ignorance as to what they're actually talking about.
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