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Comparing performance capabilities between someone who did something seriously their whole life and was very, very good at it with someone who at most dabbled in the same area as they age is sophistry and fully misses the point.
So what's the deal? You have something against sophistry?
An interesting book I once read: Chess Master ... at Any Age. The hill is much tougher to climb at an advanced age, but not insurmountable, it would seem. However, I have pretty much given up and resigned myself to living in the valley as the sun sets in the west.
I find myself sliding down off the hill more and more of late...
Well, I, for one, certainly know how to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
by Pulpofeira a few minutes ago
In a few years from now everbody will play either 1.d4 or 1. c4
by chessmicky a few minutes ago
SO WHAT THE FUCK!!!
by bobbymac310 a few minutes ago
Dumbest chess.com comment of all times.
by GreedyPawnEater 2 minutes ago
Is Ben Finegold as big a jerk as he seems in his videos?
by ArchdukeShrimp 2 minutes ago
Do you know of any very
by GreedyPawnEater 5 minutes ago
Geller and Tal had positive records against Fischer. Why? Explain.
by chessmicky 6 minutes ago
e5, avoid or play it out? SF says e5!!
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