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1. e2-e4 e7-e5

2. Ng1-f3 Ng8-f6

3. Nb1-c3 Nb8-c6

4. Bf1-c4 Bf8-c5

5. d2-d3 h7-h6

6. a2-a3 d7-d6

7. b2-b4 Bc5-b6

8. h2-h3 O-O

9. O-O Nc6-d4

10. c3-d5 Nxd5

11. Nf3xd4 Bxd4

12. Bc1-g5 Qxg5

13. Bxd5 Bxh3

14. Qd1-f3 Bh3-e6

15. Ra1-e1 c7c6

16. Bd5-b3 Bxb3

17. c2xb3 f7f5

18. g2-g3 f5xe4

19. Qf3-e2 Qxg3+

20. Kg1-h1 Qh3+

21. Qh1-g1 Rf6

22. f2-f4

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

That pawn can not move it is pinned.

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1. e2-e4 e7-e5

2. Ng1-f3 Ng8-f6

3. Nb1-c3 Nb8-c6

4. Bf1-c4 Bf8-c5

5. d2-d3 h7-h6

6. a2-a3 d7-d6

7. b2-b4 Bc5-b6

8. h2-h3 O-O

9. O-O Nc6-d4

10. c3-d5 Nxd5

11. Nf3xd4 Bxd4

12. Bc1-g5 Qxg5

13. Bxd5 Bxh3

14. Qd1-f3 Bh3-e6

15. Ra1-e1 c7c6

16. Bd5-b3 Bxb3

17. c2xb3 f7f5

18. g2-g3 f5xe4

19. Qf3-e2 Qxg3+

20. Kg1-h1 Qh3+

21. Qh1-g1 Rf6

22. b4-b5

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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1. e2-e4 e7-e5

2. Ng1-f3 Ng8-f6

3. Nb1-c3 Nb8-c6

4. Bf1-c4 Bf8-c5

5. d2-d3 h7-h6

6. a2-a3 d7-d6

7. b2-b4 Bc5-b6

8. h2-h3 O-O

9. O-O Nc6-d4

10. c3-d5 Nxd5

11. Nf3xd4 Bxd4

12. Bc1-g5 Qxg5

13. Bxd5 Bxh3

14. Qd1-f3 Bh3-e6

15. Ra1-e1 c7c6

16. Bd5-b3 Bxb3

17. c2xb3 f7f5

18. g2-g3 f5xe4

19. Qf3-e2 Qxg3+

20. Kg1-h1 Qh3+

21. Qh1-g1 Rf6

22. b4-b5 Rg6 check

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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1. e2-e4 e7-e5

2. Ng1-f3 Ng8-f6

3. Nb1-c3 Nb8-c6

4. Bf1-c4 Bf8-c5

5. d2-d3 h7-h6

6. a2-a3 d7-d6

7. b2-b4 Bc5-b6

8. h2-h3 O-O

9. O-O Nc6-d4

10. c3-d5 Nxd5

11. Nf3xd4 Bxd4

12. Bc1-g5 Qxg5

13. Bxd5 Bxh3

14. Qd1-f3 Bh3-e6

15. Ra1-e1 c7c6

16. Bd5-b3 Bxb3

17. c2xb3 f7f5

18. g2-g3 f5xe4

19. Qf3-e2 Qxg3+

20. Kg1-h1 Qh3+

21. Qh1-g1 Rf6

22. b4-b5 Rg6+

23. Qe2-g4

Please use + for check and # for checkmate

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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1. e2-e4 e7-e5

2. Ng1-f3 Ng8-f6

3. Nb1-c3 Nb8-c6

4. Bf1-c4 Bf8-c5

5. d2-d3 h7-h6

6. a2-a3 d7-d6

7. b2-b4 Bc5-b6

8. h2-h3 O-O

9. O-O Nc6-d4

10. c3-d5 Nxd5

11. Nf3xd4 Bxd4

12. Bc1-g5 Qxg5

13. Bxd5 Bxh3

14. Qd1-f3 Bh3-e6

15. Ra1-e1 c7c6

16. Bd5-b3 Bxb3

17. c2xb3 f7f5

18. g2-g3 f5xe4

19. Qf3-e2 Qxg3+

20. Kg1-h1 Qh3+

21. Qh1-g1 Rf6

22. b4-b5 Rg6+

23. Qe2-g4 Rxg4#

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Okay, congrats!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Good game!

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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It proved that I am bad at multitasking

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Not really. You did well.

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better than previous?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I would say so. It is a slow process usually.

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Okay, you'll answer one question?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course, but only one?

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No. Atleast one.

Can you simulate the chess moves mentally?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Can you simulate the chess moves mentally?

I am not sure I am following you.

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Once, in my dad's University, a russian came. One of the professors were talking to him

Indian Professor: Its boring. Do you play chess?

Russian: Yes.

Indian: I wish we could play but there is no chessboard here.

Russian: Who needs a chessboard? You shall tell me a move, and I shall tell you one. That is how I play with my wife every evening while dining.

Could you do all of it in your head like that russian guy? Chess without GUI

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Could you do all of it in your head like that russian guy? Chess without GUI

When I was you age, I was able to play blindfold chess. As a matter of fact, I could play 4 games against 4 different people at once. This is quite common among chess players. It was banned in Russia at about that time because they believed it causes brain exhaustion. Of course this was a stupid reaction to the lives of Alexander Alekhine, Harry Nelson Pillsbury and Robert J. Fischer.

The ability to do so left me as I became old as well as the ability to draw and program well.

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What is blindfold chess?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The other person has a board and pieces and you do not. You must visualize the position in your mind. This is not as difficult as it sounds. I could do four boards at the same time.

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Ok, How do I do that?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It showed me a technique but I did not like it. I just could do it. Of course, A. Alekhine could play 33 blindfold games at once at a much higher level. When I was young the record was 47 by George Koltanowski.

My point is, it is as natural as breathing. But siddhis as you should know are fleeting and meaningless.

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Why does the question of siddhis arise?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Minor little abilities that seem amazing but are really not that important. I call them little siddhis.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Wanna play another one?

1. e2-e4

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