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Not sure whether I should fire this subject up again . I was one of the original posters and have not read the thread for a long time , but as with most forums when a thread goes to more than 2 pages its usually a heated discussion amongst limited individuals . Back to the thread as somebody who pl...
An interesting thought. When attending a chess tournament/congress, I notice cars, vans, and the odd motorcycle outside the venue. Cannot recall anyone taking a bicycle to a chess tournament. Of course, distance may be a problem. Cyclists must be treated with respect, it is healthy exercise, and do...
- Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:30 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Chess and Road Cycling
- Replies: 76
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This really is an ill judged childish comment.Louise Sinclair wrote:Cyclists always look geeky - those terrible outfits. The perspiring red faces - but then the temptation to nudge them with the bonnet of the jaguar is almost irresistable
Carlsen's play is praised, but facts are that Nakamura played anti-positional chess. It was very, very bad. I don't like his style of play, which violates the positional laws of chess. Super-GMs should endeavour to play beautiful and sound games. http://en.chessbase.com/post/gashimov-r2-clear-leade...