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What are the perfect interview questions to ask a master ?


  • 21 months ago · Quote · #121

    AndyClifton

    chessmaster102 wrote:
    lol first troll thats aactually tells a good joke here. =)

    That's only because you didn't get any of the rest of them.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #122

    AndyClifton

    splitleaf wrote:

    Why are bananas so cheap?

     

     

    And why is cottage cheese so expensive?  I mean, who even likes it?

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #123

    AndyClifton

    rooperi wrote:

    One of my favourite book titles:

     

    LOL

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #124

    AndyClifton

    hoynck wrote:

    If you were a wife, you could ask about mating patterns.

    Ah, I'll bet cm102 is in stitches again.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #125

    AndyClifton

    waffllemaster wrote:

    I'm not trying to say titled players have wasted their time.  But for those that weren't whipped into masters before adulthood, you've had to spend a lot of time to get to where you are.  Basically I wonder if you ever regret it

    As for me, sometimes I do (until I come across threads like this one).

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #126

    chessmaster102

    AndyClifton wrote:
    chessmaster102 wrote:
    lol first troll thats aactually tells a good joke here. =)

    That's only because you didn't get any of the rest of them.

    I understood them just not funnny.... to me that is

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #127

    AndyClifton

    Well, good to see you aren't begrudging the rest of us our little chuckles. Smile

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #128

    varelse1

    When the Almighty created the universe, do you believe He was guilty of "Playing Magnus Carlsen?"

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #131

    RaleighRaine

    Thank you, MichiganEagle, for the interview! I enjoyed reading through it.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #132

    varelse1

    Yes! Excellent interview! Those were some very good answers.

    (I still think we should have asked about his Uncle Jack.)Tongue Out

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #133

    chessmaster102

    thanks you could have also jusst PM me but its great to see a pro willing to share his perspective from my interview questions.Smile

  • 20 months ago · Quote · #135

    AndyClifton

    Ah yes, the joys of watching masters talk to themselves. Smile

  • 20 months ago · Quote · #136

    vinsvis

    I'm afraid you missed an important question that on a certain level affects us all: why does a kangaroo have three vagina's and two wombs? Maybe I should ask coach Heisman.

  • 20 months ago · Quote · #137

    sapientdust

    JDzokic wrote:

    I don't think the really intellectually rigorous stuff starts until you are ~2100- 2200 or so. then all of sudden improvement starts to come much slower than before, takes much longer, requires more consistent focus, study etc. you begin to have to "hone" calculation and visualization processes in a variety of semi-disturbing ways. and, finally, you have to start learning a little something about openings/theory.

    You're obviously not speaking from personal experience, so what are your sources for these beliefs?

  • 20 months ago · Quote · #138

    zazen5

    1) When you choose an opening do you choose it because of its

    a) variations

    b)tempo

    c)aggressive style?

    2) When you play is it your preference to use quiet development with deeper strategy or more forcing moves involving immediate tactics, and why?

  • 5 months ago · Quote · #139

    VanCamal

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