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The gm could plan a stratagy to use to get out, and a war isn't all about strength either, although war is mainly physical, but it's gone completely over your head that we're not trying to point out the physical things in martial arts and chess, but this about the tactics and stratagem to win.
Should say strategies; damn auto-type XD
The only GM I know of that is vocal about it is Maurice Ashley. He used to train in akido and he usually talks about it when he explains chess to people that are new to the game.
Chess may have originally been invented as war simulation -- what do you think? But that may be off the topic because war involves lots of military and hardware, and we are talking here about chess as a combat sport. Sport and war, of course, are also vastly different!!
There's no shortage of macho trash talk while playing blitz chess for money.
Whether that qualifies as a "combat sport" is another question entirely.
Josh Waitzkin on chess and martial arts (tai chi chuan, Brazilian jiu-jitsu):
I was interesting about this book but I did not manage to read it,I will try to read it.
A few good blows to the head will drastically reduce your chess ability.
by erik42085 120 seconds ago
Non - Chess celebrity who played chess..
by Pulpofeira 10 minutes ago
1600 at last!
by slvnfernando 12 minutes ago
2/9/2016 - Jandemirov-Ivanov, Minsk 1995
by gyan1335 12 minutes ago
Now Saudi Arabia bans CHESS
by a7medhisham 17 minutes ago
2/7/2016 - Quick And Painless
by silvia_trench 22 minutes ago
What do you think to my attacking win?
by Invictus22 28 minutes ago
My most recent chess game, any advice?
by Invictus22 35 minutes ago
by slvnfernando 35 minutes ago
Who will win Candidates 2016
by silvia_trench 37 minutes ago
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