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## #51 2013-10-26 05:45:20

Agnishom
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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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## #52 2013-10-26 05:46:11

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Hi;

That pawn can not move it is pinned.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #53 2013-10-26 05:49:43

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #54 2013-10-26 05:53:12

bobbym
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #55 2013-10-26 06:03:33

Agnishom
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #56 2013-10-26 06:04:53

bobbym
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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#

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #57 2013-10-26 06:05:49

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Okay, congrats!

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #58 2013-10-26 06:08:52

bobbym
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Good game!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #59 2013-10-26 06:33:51

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #60 2013-10-26 06:38:59

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Not really. You did well.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #61 2013-10-26 06:45:42

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

better than previous?

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #62 2013-10-26 06:48:08

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

I would say so. It is a slow process usually.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #63 2013-10-26 17:47:39

Agnishom
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #64 2013-10-26 17:49:40

bobbym
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Of course, but only one?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #65 2013-10-26 17:52:08

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

No. Atleast one.

Can you simulate the chess moves mentally?

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #66 2013-10-26 17:53:16

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Can you simulate the chess moves mentally?

I am not sure I am following you.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #67 2013-10-26 18:06:56

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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

Last edited by Agnishom (2013-10-26 18:07:46)

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #68 2013-10-26 18:16:21

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #69 2013-10-26 18:20:17

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

What is blindfold chess?

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #70 2013-10-26 18:22:33

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #71 2013-10-26 18:27:35

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Ok, How do I do that?

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #72 2013-10-26 18:31:15

bobbym
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

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.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #73 2013-10-26 18:36:58

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Why does the question of siddhis arise?

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #74 2013-10-26 22:07:43

bobbym
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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Minor little abilities that seem amazing but are really not that important. I call them little siddhis.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #75 2013-10-28 00:10:54

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### Re: Correspondence Chess

Wanna play another one?

1. e2-e4

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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