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As a child, I completed an about-face whenever I saw two people playing chess. I thought, “What a boring game!” Yet there I was, in a seat for a screening of 903 more words
Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.
White to play and mate Black
Balogh v Gtomer, Prague 1931
Since it is a puzzle, you have to try 1 Qb7+ (in a game, I might be more careful with my Queen) and once seen, it is fairly easy it is check, check, check…mate. 59 more words
One way that’s kind of a fun analogy to try to get some idea of what we’re doing in trying to understand nature is to imagine that the gods are playing some great game like chess. 551 more words
One of the big mysteries I still struggle to understand is how people gain confidence. The answer is so elusive to me because I see some people who exude confidence; not in a bragging or boastful way, they just seem to have a strong sense of self and more importantly they believe in themselves. 472 more words