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by soheil_hooshdaran
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

What is the difference between a material advantage 'coming down' and 'leading' to checkmate?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Psychological advice needed
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: Psychological advice needed

John McKenna wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:21 am
Read this and don't weep -

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyrano_ ... rac_(play)

(If you cannot read it then weep.)
Thanks, so you mean I have to develop other skills?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Psychological advice needed
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Psychological advice needed

Hello.
I learnt that I am rather ugly, after I met some girls.
They said young kids care about beauty.

what do I do regarding this issue?

Thanks in advance
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

What does it mean that Black played 'quite' poorly?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

Thanks
by soheil_hooshdaran
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

What does it mean that after 1.c4 c5 2.b3 Nf6 3.Bb2 g6 White went out of his way to create the weak square, by playing Bxf6?
What was his "way"?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

What's the difference between a home and an outpost for one's pieces?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: Teaching chess ending
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Re: Teaching chess ending

So whenever the student wants?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

Thanks.
What does it mean to nail down squares by your own pieces?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: Teaching chess ending
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Teaching chess ending

Hello.
Since when is it necessary to teach chess ending to students?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

What does it mean that "Qf4 g6 leaves the Rook [at f5] hanging out to dry"?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

Thanks
by soheil_hooshdaran
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

Matt Mackenzie wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:02 pm
This means "odd" as in infrequent rather than unusual.
Thhanks.
by soheil_hooshdaran
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

What does it mean that "terror is a self-fulfilling prophecy"?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137992

Re: The English Language

What does 'the odd game' mean?
Anger,[ ...] are common emotions that may help you in the odd game [...]