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supermarshadow
DokuganRedShark wrote:

When my laptop heats up, I usually put one to two books underneath it

Won't that cause the books to catch fire?

playerafar
supermarshadow wrote:
DokuganRedShark wrote:

When my laptop heats up, I usually put one to two books underneath it

Won't that cause the books to catch fire?

Paper and wood have about the same ignition point I believe.
451 degrees Fahrenheit.
So whether books or wooden table top -
but the point is that the books are at the back - angling the laptop up at the back.
More ventilation.
Is More Better.

Yes. I like broken English.
happy

Cypress96

eat back with a pawn (vertical and diagonal) (my friend did that several times)

Super_gamer12398
Blunder a queen (duh)
windwalkerventi
Make illegal moves if they are loosing in a speedy game
windwalkerventi
Ask for draw to show that they are kind when they are winning
windwalkerventi
Casteling with a queen
The_Blue_J
playerafar wrote:

If the 'dumb' player was playing against himself -
the game would go
g4 e5 f3 Qh4# checkmate.

Which means he is not dumb, he found the checkmate, after all...

playerafar

'dumb' was in quotes.
Plus what it 'means' is up to whoever reading - and whoever reading could decide it 'means' that it rained last week in Australia.

playerafar

New item:
During his chess game - a very important phone call comes in from a possible employer regarding a very valuable new job opportunity ...
and the 'dumb' player answers with 
"Not now! I'm in the middle of playing chess! Call back later!" (click).

nathan1934

Moves the rook out in the opening multiple times.

nathan1934

Somebody asks: "Did you win?"

He says: "Well... the doughnut place was closed, and I was grumpy."

Somebody says: "So you lost?"

Moral of the story: Don't blame your losses on the doughnut place.

playerafar
nathan1934 wrote:

Somebody asks: "Did you win?"

He says: "Well... the doughnut place was closed, and I was grumpy."

Somebody says: "So you lost?"

Moral of the story: Don't blame your losses on the doughnut place.

Lots of variations on that one.
'there was a baby shower at my neighbor's place'
'I didn't like the latest sports news'

leolren
Bro thought chess is boring because he heard the word “board”
Elektrifikatsiya

Resign when they have checkmate in one!

SamuelSac2022
Zunayed_781038 wrote:
thenomalnoob wrote:
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929. Trades bishop for knight in order to avoid getting forked

It's normal.

It's normal but it's dumb. Most of the advanced level players say that Bishops are generally better than Knights.

It depends on the situation, plus I would trade a bishop for a knight if I couldn't avoid a fork otherwise.

playerafar

Over-generalizing that a trade of a bishop for a knight is bad - is itself 'bad' ...
there are many situations where a knight Romps ... or knights.
The most extreme one is probably when you have two knights against two bishops.
Which does come up in games.
Are the knights bad? The whole point of the game revolves around 'it depends'.

playerafar

There are so many dogmatisms in chess.
'Doubled pawns are bad.' They can be Great.
Much more suspect than bishop for knight - is rook for bishop or for knight.
But that still can be good too.