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TranishedGoldSword
It’s a game for smart people with special brains.
tygxc

Nobody is too dumb to play chess.
You have the same brain as Magnus Carlsen.
Only he has spent much more time on chess.

RussBell

Spend some time here.....focus on the fundamentals...then apply the fundamentals when you play....these resources are concerned with the fundamentals...

Improving Your Chess - Resources for Beginners and Beyond.....

https://www.chess.com/blog/RussBell/improving-your-chess-resources-for-beginners-and-beyond

Adamchess232

just keep practising soon you will get better

SagebrushSea

I'll take you at your word.

Henry202308

I won Ludwig

maplesyrup905

Keep practice, and you will become strong in the future!

bobby_max

Chess is like any other skill; some people have it and some don't. People are born with talent or not for different things. You're probably not dumb; you just have no chess talent. Move on to another endeavor.

TheWayTheWindBlows

@bobby_max, that is absolutely not true. You REALLY do not want to hear what I sounded like when I started violin 7 years ago, but now I'm playing this (relatively well, if I do say so myself):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pr_gK9fzwSo

Also, I was about 100 when I first started playing chess.

crowni69

Keep it up

HrishaanIyer

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ChessMasteryOfficial

Chess has a learning curve, and everyone starts as a beginner. Improvement comes with practice, study and experience.

kingkey00
Keep trying
AdnanTheCutest

Just play opening pawn to e4. Then play whenever you want

brenbrenx

Hard work will get you to 90%. The last 10% is natural talent. (These statistics were brought to you by Me. (Patent Pending))

JThorn1997

Don't let the idea of chess being only for "smart" people discourage you. Everyone starts somewhere, and you're no different. Remember, nobody is too dumb to play chess. It's all about practice and perseverance.

I recommend checking out ChessSquad on YouTube (www.youtube.com/@chesssquad). They regularly post various chess games that can be both educational and inspiring.

Keep practicing, stay curious, and believe in your ability to improve. Best of luck on your chess journey!

AtharvYPatil

You are a very well player if you practice more.

User49578

Dumb people don't say "I'm too dumb", they try to save the world by educating everyone to the correct values.

@bobby_max, the violin lady is right.

I've heard her for 2 minutes, and then switched to Itzhak Perlman for 2 minutes. I don't see the difference.

I was charmed by chess when I first saw it, and I was told "What, do you Really not see that?" (about some tactic), and after 12 years of playing (starting at age 18) I already beat an FM, online, in a Rapid game. It wasn't even hard. (and an IM checkmated me in 13 moves (simul) and a WIM effectively outplayed me strategically, c'est la vie).

Hoffmann713
theGooseGirl04 ha scritto:

You REALLY do not want to hear what I sounded like when I started violin 7 years ago, but now I'm playing this (relatively well, if I do say so myself):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pr_gK9fzwSo

Clearly you are not Hilary Hahn, she didn't start playing violin 7 years ago... Let us hear how you play that Partita. Just out of curiosity.

Hoffmann713
A_Proud_Zionist ha scritto:

the violin lady is right.

I've heard her for 2 minutes, and then switched to Itzhak Perlman for 2 minutes. I don't see the difference.

You don't see the difference because the lady playing in the video is one of the greatest violinists in the world... therefore of the same order of magnitude as Perlman.