I want to learn chess (alternate thread title: fuck you to the evil gremlin that decides the moves made by the "computer" in the chess game on my laptop)

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oh. I guess in chess using space 'effectively just means putting your pieces on squares where they have the greatest range of movement, like putting your knights in the center or fianchettoing your bishops or w/e

dyao, Friday, 13 August 2010 22:52 (ten years ago) link

this is all some misguided idea that it will make me think about *interesting strategies* for *using space effectively*

in reality it is making me think of *interesting strategies* for *throwing my laptop out a window*

― plax (ico), Friday, August 13, 2010 6:47 PM (Yesterday) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink

you should learn go instead

max, Saturday, 14 August 2010 17:39 (ten years ago) link

who will play go w/ me. also they never have Go problems to solve in the newspaper. this is probably the real reason #if i am honest w/ myself#

plax (ico), Sunday, 15 August 2010 22:51 (ten years ago) link

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