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What is a Chess Nerd? (+ Other Thoughts)

What is a Chess Nerd? (+ Other Thoughts)

BrendanJNorman
Feb 8, 2016, 2:18 AM 0

Chess friends,

An idea that has been thrown around a lot for my entire life as a chess player is the “chess nerd”.

This guy is the stereotypical chess player who shuffles around the school yard, while trying not to be pushed down stairs by bullies and who hopes to make it to the library in one piece.

If he manages to get there he’ll spend 40 or so minutes moving (mostly broken) plastic figurines around a chequered board, while quietly snorting in pleasure under his (bad) breath and nervously adjusting his suspenders.

Excuse my massive generalisation guys haha. :)

But…Its basically...

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