OTB vs. Online

naughtybishop
naughtybishop
Jan 13, 2010, 9:56 AM |
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For me, chess is an intensely competitive endeavor.  I'm no good at sports, and chess provides the only outlet for competition I've ever enjoyed.  To that end, I simply cannot get so excited about playing online.  Half the fun for me is sitting across a board from someone trying to crush them, or defending desperately.  I may smile and shake your hand, but this is how I feel inside when I face you OTB: