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Old 04-19-2020, 05:10 PM   #7276
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Chess24 is such a garbage platform holy ****
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Old 04-19-2020, 07:09 PM   #7277
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Chess24 is such a garbage platform holy ****

My thoughts exactly. They should’ve took 100k of the 250k prizepool to improve it.

Also all their hoodies look stupid af. Yeah let me order a hoodie that says “Alireza is the Future” so 99% of people who see me think I’m some Islam extremist.
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Old 04-20-2020, 08:06 PM   #7278
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My thoughts exactly. They should’ve took 100k of the 250k prizepool to improve it.

Also all their hoodies look stupid af. Yeah let me order a hoodie that says “Alireza is the Future” so 99% of people who see me think I’m some Islam extremist.
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Old 04-22-2020, 02:00 AM   #7279
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Old 04-26-2020, 07:21 AM   #7280
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Anish Giri is literally being sacrificed to the gods today.
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Old 05-01-2020, 02:52 PM   #7281
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Do physical chess boards exist which can be used to play online? I'm having difficulty finding anything on Google through the morass of advertising and spam for online-only services and offline-only chess board retailers.
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Old 05-01-2020, 03:33 PM   #7282
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Naka proving he is really the world's elite at this fast chess stuff.
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Old 05-01-2020, 05:01 PM   #7283
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^ I thought we already knew that.
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Old 05-01-2020, 07:39 PM   #7284
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I haven't found a board to play online with that I'd trust enough to spend a few hundo on. There was one brand that recently started advertising but there were several inconsistencies with who they were and whether the product worked
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Old 05-02-2020, 12:46 PM   #7285
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but there were several inconsistencies with who they were and whether the product worked
That's putting it mildly.

There's a high probability it was an outright attempt at a crowdfunding scam.
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Old 05-03-2020, 03:00 PM   #7286
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The square off chess boards (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...obotics-and-ai) seems to be legit. Although no idea when they will actually start shipping since the development of these boards was based in China.
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Old 05-09-2020, 07:18 PM   #7287
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We need to have a tournament where there are 3 events to determine who the real champion is. The 3 events will be:

1. Classical chess (FIDE rules of tournament chess)

2. Magic: The Gathering standard format (WotC sanctioned tournament rules for Standard)

3. No limit Texas Hold 'Em (same rules as the Main Event at WSOP)

All of those 3 tournaments listed above at the same event!!!
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Old 05-13-2020, 12:13 AM   #7288
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We need to have a tournament where there are 3 events to determine who the real champion is. The 3 events will be:

1. Classical chess (FIDE rules of tournament chess)

2. Magic: The Gathering standard format (WotC sanctioned tournament rules for Standard)

3. No limit Texas Hold 'Em (same rules as the Main Event at WSOP)

All of those 3 tournaments listed above at the same event!!!
1. What time control?
2. Haven't played standard since Theros - origins
3. Fair
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Old 05-22-2020, 03:24 PM   #7289
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Carlsen Chess Tour is much better than the GCT. I like the consistency of the schedule.
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