chess website is down and I can't play, so I make a thread. is chess a sport?


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chess website is down and I can't play, so I make a thread. is chess a sport? can ELO ranking be transmitted to other sports?

  1. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Chess and Competitive Pokemon are sports, yes.

  2. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The problem with Competitive Chess is that it has been solved to the point the best move is to play retardedly and confuse your opponent,
    A game in which you must obfuscate your talent is flawed and not good

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Quintessentially retarded post

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        It's sort of true since most players "prepare" certain openings that aren't the best moves because it isn't known theory. They use supercomputers to dive deep into all the possible scenarios and memorize all of them. This is why rapid chess is the future

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      intelligent take

      Competitive chess is all about memory and not intelligence or skill and thus it's become a dumb game, also not a sport

      retarded take

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Are you talking about unconventional openings? anyway after you have to play in an incredible way.

  3. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I hate people who Type ELO its a fucking name not an abbreviation.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >He doesn't have an Electric Light Orchestra ranking

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >he doesn't have an Early Learning Opportunities ranking

  4. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    play on lichess instead, it's a better site anyway

  5. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >chess website is down
    lichess.org

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Have you been on lichess since this has been going on at ch*ss.com? It’s like when they banned the Donald at reddit. The

  6. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    It’s down because those homosexuals’ goyslop bloat site coded by pajeet can’t handle the bots.
    Even lichess is full of bots right now

  7. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >sitting in a chair
    >sport
    pick one.

    Elo is used by 538 sports, at least.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      in a chair

      F1, Nascar, etc...

  8. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous
    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >posting a glorified delayed scholars mate
      pretty sure 2. knight e5 was a massive blunder too. How's life at 500 elo?

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        It was 1 min bullet. Kill yourself

        • 2 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Lol this opening is still garbage.

          • 2 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Challenge me then homosexual

            • 2 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              Okay. Lichess or Chess.com?

              • 2 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                lichess rating system sucks, so chess. I use lichess to practice though.

            • 2 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              Okay. Lichess or Chess.com?

              So, who won?

              • 2 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Your looking at him

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Is this the Janny opening?

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I don't do openings I play the game homosexual unlike you losers who do the same shir everyone else does.

  9. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >moving little plastic statues on a board
    >sport

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >he doesn't play with wooden pieces
      ngmi

  10. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    ELO ranks pretty high. They had some real fucking bangers and Don't Bring Me Down is probably one of the greatest songs of the Rock era. Jeff Lynne is and always will be a treasure of the United Kingdom.

  11. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    PLAYING A BOARD IS NOT A SPORT
    CLIMBING A WALL IS NOT A SPORT
    DRIVING A CAR IS NOT A SPORT
    RIDING A BICYCLE IS NOT A SPORT
    SKATING IN A ICE RING IS NOT A SPORT

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      The girls who do those things are pretty though

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Post chessfus NOW

  12. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >is chess a sport?
    Yes.
    >can ELO ranking be transmitted to other sports?
    Yes.

  13. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Competitive chess is all about memory and not intelligence or skill and thus it's become a dumb game, also not a sport

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      everyone at the master level knows the theory though so it circles around to becoming a skill issue again. they just play a different game to a scrub shitter.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      super smart take

  14. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >be me
    >Computer chess experiment made with AI
    >Chesscuck beats me one time
    >fine, get upgraded, reformed
    >get given a sick name of Deep Blue
    >literally built for BBC (Beating Boring Chessmasters
    >make grandmasters seethe as my room gets full Air Conditioning next to the arena and their smoking rooms don't even have a window
    >beat the homosexual 3 times in a row a year later
    >no human has beaten me in 15 years
    >get retired and denied tourney play for being too OP
    I never asked to play this shit game anyway.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >>be me
      stopped reading there

  15. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    https://lichess.org/RiJvRjfC

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      well that was actually decent for an elo 500 like me

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I never thought that I was playing with a compatriot

  16. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >prins variation

  17. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    It is a sport

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