Determinism

Determinism

Elubas
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Aug 2, 2011

[Title Modified, as the original one probably sent the message that I believe the issue to be solved, which is not the case.] I used to think that the concept of determinism, essentially the refutation to free will was too abstract and "technical...

Do Tactics make you better at Strategy?

Do Tactics make you better at Strategy?

Elubas
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Jul 22, 2011

Two terms, which seem to totally contradict each other, yet totally intertwined with each other. Now, when I say makes you better at strategy, I don't mean you being able to execute a nice plan without the fear of dropping a random piece exactly! ...

Does Talent really exist?

Does Talent really exist?

Elubas
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Jun 19, 2011

I have found an interesting article on the idea of talent. I had always wondered what "talent" really meant biologically -- was there some extra hormone these talented people had that "mortals" did not? Personally, I have always been skeptical o...

Why is (central) space so good?

Why is (central) space so good?

Elubas
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Jan 22, 2011

At the top levels of chess, space is an absolutely huge asset. The exploitation of such an advantage is often rather slow, at least until a mistake is made by the opponent that allows a decisive initiation of tactics that are likely to favor the g...

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