Ellie Warhol
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Post by Ellie Warhol » Sun Oct 11, 2009 9:18 pm

I know, I know I am a nerd, but none the less I could not find a topic for this amazing game so I had to create one. I have been playing chess for two or three years now and about a year ago joined the USCF (United States Chess Federation) so that I can have an offical raiting and compeate in tornumants. Is anybody else here compeating/what do you think of the game?
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Amanda P. X. Sim
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Post by Amanda P. X. Sim » Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:50 am

Oh I don't think you're a nerd! Chess sounds great, and to be honest, I had quite some interest for chess after HP wizard chess... lol :P Well, I am not that good at it and certainly not qualified for even the simplest of tournaments, but I do like chess. And well, I know how to play the game at least. Plus the fact that it's quite a classical game, I like it even more.

By the way Ellie, keep going on those tournaments! Good luck :)
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Post by Niniel Sanders » Sat Oct 24, 2009 12:48 pm

Once upon a time I played chess competatively. I had an official ranking as well as I was member of a chess club's youth devision. However I was never overly good at it, but for a time I had a huge interest in it.

The reason for it was a book like Amanda, only for me it was not Harry Potter, but a book that unfortunately has not been translated into English. The title is Caïssa however and it is essentially about Good and Evil playing chess to determain who should have dominion for the next period of time.
You then follow the characters in the book who each represent a piece on the board and follow their struggle against the other team.

It made me completely interested in chess and I started playing through a collection of games that Bobby Fisher played and started to really study it. After a while I decided I wanted to play it myself and entered the club.
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Re: Chess

Post by Marie Dark » Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:57 pm

Chess is a great game and I am not good at all but I can sit and watch this game played too.... I know some people think it's boring, but I truly enjoy different techniques and strategies.... very complex at times but very fascinating as well...
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Re: Chess

Post by Austin Ollivander Black » Sun Sep 24, 2017 4:07 pm

I actually rather enjoy the game even though I'm not terribly good at it I still enjoy playing it and watching it. Wizards chess is definitely better than muggle chess though.
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Re: Chess

Post by Shadow Gaunt » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:43 pm

I love chess and me and my friends played it all the time, but then I moved away. In my new school I couldn't really find people who liked to play chess.

I still play chess on although it's not the same as real chess. Does anyone have a account?
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