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Non-chesser said to me: Why do you have both sides set on military time?
Non-chess player: You spend your weekends on chess?! Doesn't your girlfriend mind?
Chess player: What's a 'girlfriend'?
LOL!!! But so true.
"In a nutshell, I believe the incredible complexity of Go as compared to Chess is —not— primarily due to the fact that there are more possible (19 x 19) Go-board positions than there are atoms in the visible universe (and the number of possible Chess positions is completely negligible to this).Go is the most fascinating, challenging, profound, ultra simple and ultra complex both at the same time, ultra balanced and detailed, flexible, versatile and most ancient of games. Choosing between Go and Chess is like choosing between living on Earth or on the Moon."
Yeah... Go is definitely a great game (and arguably the greatest)... but it's not chess.
I dove way into the Go world for a while, got kinda good at it... but I really missed the dynamic tactical play of chess! The pins, discovered checks, long combinations, intensive calculations in a difficult position.
Maybe my "Western mind" is more attuned to Chess, I don't know. What I'm certain of is that I'm a life-long Chess addict, and although Go will continue to have a place in my life and be of interest to me, it just isn't a replacement, and in many ways seems inferior to me.
Did a non-chesser say all this.... ?
I'm wondering if Carlsen is losing his edge. He blundered a whole piece to Nakamura. I could be mistaken, but it seems Carlsen's losses are at a higher frequency than previous years.
Non-chesser: You play a lot of chess, right?
Me: Nah, I made up my chess rating
You made up 1155? C'mon, think big.
I hate it when people call it 'chest'.
Or when people call pawns "ponds."
what if the Queen's cheating on the King with the bishop? Shouldn't the castles be closer to the two than the bishops?
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