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Discussion in 'The Gazebo' started by Minttunator, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. jdmatson Literate

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    That was a wild ride.
     
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  2. abnaxus Arcane

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    Black could checkmate white on 15th move with knight.
     
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  3. abnaxus Arcane

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    Nigel's running for FIDE President

    There'll be butthurt if (big if) he wins

     
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    Didn't I just post a video where Nigel Short got his ass handed to him by a woman?
     
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  5. IHaveHugeNick Arcane

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    He could be losing to a 1000 women every day for the rest of his career, and it wouldn't change the fact that women absolutely suck at chess.
     
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    Rank Name Title Country Rating Games B-Year
    1 Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2843 18 1990
    2 Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2822 20 1992
    3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2808 9 1985
    4 Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2792 0 1975
    5 Ding, Liren g CHN 2791 11 1992
    6 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2789 11 1990
    7 Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2782 9 1990
    8 So, Wesley g USA 2778 11 1993
    9 Giri, Anish g NED 2776 9 1994
    10 Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2769 11 1987
    11 Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2766 0 1983
    12 Aronian, Levon g ARM 2764 9 1982
    13 Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2760 11 1969
    14 Svidler, Peter g RUS 2760 2 1976
    15 Yu, Yangyi g CHN 2754 4 1994
    16 Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2751 9 1987
    17 Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2751 0 1990
    18 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw g POL 2750 14 1987
    19 Topalov, Veselin g FID 2747 9 1975
    20 Vitiugov, Nikita g RUS 2740 9 1987
    21 Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2735 6 1983
    22 Wei, Yi g CHN 2734 0 1999
    23 Le, Quang Liem g VIE 2728 0 1991
    24 Navara, David g CZE 2727 14 1985
    25 Harikrishna, P. g IND 2727 6 1986
    26 Li, Chao b g CHN 2724 4 1989
    27 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof g POL 2724 0 1998
    28 Bu, Xiangzhi g CHN 2718 4 1985
    29 Bacrot, Etienne g FRA 2714 11 1983
    30 Tomashevsky, Evgeny g RUS 2714 0 1987
    31 Wang, Hao g CHN 2710 18 1989
    32 Vallejo Pons, Francisco g ESP 2709 2 1982
    33 Mamedov, Rauf g AZE 2708 9 1988
    34 Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2708 0 1969
    35 Rapport, Richard g HUN 2707 9 1996
    36 Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi g IND 2707 0 1994
    37 Fedoseev, Vladimir g RUS 2706 0 1995
    38 Kryvoruchko, Yuriy g UKR 2705 18 1986
    39 Cheparinov, Ivan g FID 2705 4 1986
    40 Artemiev, Vladislav g RUS 2704 9 1998
    41 Matlakov, Maxim g RUS 2704 0 1991
    42 Andreikin, Dmitry g RUS 2702 13 1990
    43 Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2702 9 1983
    44 Shankland, Samuel g USA 2701 11 1991
    45 Adams, Michael g ENG 2701 2 1971
    46 Howell, David W L g ENG 2701 2 1990
    47 Naiditsch, Arkadij g AZE 2697 20 1985
    48 Almasi, Zoltan g HUN 2696 2 1976
    49 Dubov, Daniil g RUS 2696 0 1996
    50 Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2695 0 1968
    51 Sadler, Matthew D g ENG 2693 0 1974
    52 Nabaty, Tamir g ISR 2692 0 1991
    53 Malakhov, Vladimir g RUS 2691 4 1980
    54 Leko, Peter g HUN 2691 0 1979
    55 Inarkiev, Ernesto g RUS 2686 9 1985
    56 Ponomariov, Ruslan g UKR 2686 4 1983
    57 Wang, Yue g CHN 2686 4 1987
    58 Saric, Ivan g CRO 2685 13 1990
    59 Sargissian, Gabriel g ARM 2680 0 1983
    60 Demchenko, Anton g RUS 2679 0 1987
    61 Korobov, Anton g UKR 2678 12 1985
    62 Rodshtein, Maxim g ISR 2678 3 1989
    63 Ni, Hua g CHN 2673 4 1983
    64 Ragger, Markus g AUT 2672 5 1988
    65 Adhiban, B. g IND 2671 9 1992
    66 Laznicka, Viktor g CZE 2671 5 1988
    67 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter g GER 2671 5 1976
    68 Robson, Ray g USA 2670 14 1994
    69 Berkes, Ferenc g HUN 2670 0 1985
    70 Kamsky, Gata g USA 2670 0 1974
    71 McShane, Luke J g ENG 2669 2 1984
    72 Amin, Bassem g EGY 2667 22 1988
    73 Jones, Gawain C B g ENG 2667 18 1987
    74 Van Wely, Loek g NED 2667 14 1972
    75 Najer, Evgeniy g RUS 2667 2 1977
    76 Sasikiran, Krishnan g IND 2666 2 1981
    77 Morozevich, Alexander g RUS 2665 0 1977
    78 Rublevsky, Sergei g RUS 2665 0 1974
    79 Bruzon Batista, Lazaro g CUB 2664 9 1982
    80 Jobava, Baadur g GEO 2663 2 1983
    81 Kuzubov, Yuriy g UKR 2663 0 1990
    82 Sjugirov, Sanan g RUS 2663 0 1993
    83 Melkumyan, Hrant g ARM 2662 9 1989
    84 Riazantsev, Alexander g RUS 2662 0 1985
    85 Xiong, Jeffery g USA 2661 15 2000
    86 Kovalyov, Anton g CAN 2660 0 1992
    87 Motylev, Alexander g RUS 2660 0 1979
    88 Cori, Jorge g PER 2659 3 1995
    89 Hou, Yifan g CHN 2658 9 1994
    90 Kasimdzhanov, Rustam g UZB 2658 9 1979
    91 Safarli, Eltaj g AZE 2657 18 1992
    92 Sethuraman, S.P. g IND 2657 18 1993
    93 Van Kampen, Robin g NED 2657 4 1994
    94 Swiercz, Dariusz g POL 2657 3 1994
    95 Short, Nigel D g ENG 2656 9 1965
    96 Negi, Parimarjan g IND 2656 0 1993
    97 Akopian, Vladimir g ARM 2655 9 1971
    98 Kravtsiv, Martyn g UKR 2655 9 1990
    99 Guseinov, Gadir g AZE 2654 0 1986
    100 Gordievsky, Dmitry g RUS 2653 9 1996
    101 Dreev, Aleksey g RUS 2653 0 1969
    102 Lenic, Luka g SLO 2653 0 1988
     
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    1 Erich Hartmann Germany Luftwaffe 352
    2 Gerhard Barkhorn Germany Luftwaffe 301
    3 Günther Rall Germany Luftwaffe 275
    4 Otto Kittel † Germany Luftwaffe 267
    5 Walter "Nowi" Nowotny † Germany Luftwaffe 258
    6 Wilhelm Batz Germany Luftwaffe 237
    7 Erich Rudorffer Germany Luftwaffe 222
    8 Heinz Bär Germany Luftwaffe 220
    9 Hermann Graf Germany Luftwaffe 212
    10 Heinrich Ehrler † Germany Luftwaffe 208
    11 Theodor Weissenberger Germany Luftwaffe 208
    12 Hans Philipp † Germany Luftwaffe 206
    13 Walter Schuck Germany Luftwaffe 206
    14 Anton Hafner † Germany Luftwaffe 204
    15 Helmut Lipfert Germany Luftwaffe 203
    16 Walter Krupinski Germany Luftwaffe 197
    17 Anton Hackl Germany Luftwaffe 192
    18 Joachim Brendel Germany Luftwaffe 189
    19 Max Stotz † Germany Luftwaffe 189
    20 Joachim Kirschner † Germany Luftwaffe 188
    21 Kurt Brändle † Germany Luftwaffe 180
    22 Günther Josten Germany Luftwaffe 178
    23 Johannes Steinhoff Germany Luftwaffe 176
    24 Ernst-Wilhelm Reinert Germany Luftwaffe 174
    25 Günther Schack Germany Luftwaffe 174
    26 Emil Lang † Germany Luftwaffe 173
    27 Heinz Schmidt † Germany Luftwaffe 173
    28 Horst Ademeit † Germany Luftwaffe 166
    29 Wolf-Dietrich Wilcke † Germany Luftwaffe 162
    30 Hans-Joachim Marseille † Germany Luftwaffe 158
    31 Heinrich Sturm † Germany Luftwaffe 158
    32 Gerhard Thyben Germany Luftwaffe 157
    33 Hans Beisswenger † Germany Luftwaffe 152
    34 Peter Düttmann Germany Luftwaffe 152
    35 Gordon Gollob Germany Luftwaffe 150
    36 Fritz Tegtmeier Germany Luftwaffe 146
    37 Albin Wolf † Germany Luftwaffe 144
    38 Kurt Tanzer Germany Luftwaffe 143
    39 Friedrich-Karl Müller † Germany Luftwaffe 140
    40 Karl Gratz Germany Luftwaffe 138
    41 Heinrich Setz † Germany Luftwaffe 138
    42 Rudolf Trenkel Germany Luftwaffe 138
    43 Franz Schall † Germany Luftwaffe 137
    44 Walter Wolfrum Germany Luftwaffe 137
    45 Adolf Dickfeld Germany Luftwaffe 136
    46 Horst-Günther von Fassong † Germany Luftwaffe 136
    47 Otto Fönnekold † Germany Luftwaffe 136
    48 Karl-Heinz Weber † Germany Luftwaffe 136
    49 Joachim Müncheberg † Germany Luftwaffe 135
    50 Hans Waldmann † Germany Luftwaffe 134
    51 Alfred Grislawski Germany Luftwaffe 133
    52 Johannes Wiese Germany Luftwaffe 133
    53 Adolf Borchers Germany Luftwaffe 132
    54 Erwin Clausen † Germany Luftwaffe 132
    55 Wilhelm Lemke † Germany Luftwaffe 131
    56 Gerhard Hoffmann † Germany Luftwaffe 130
    57 Heinrich Sterr † Germany Luftwaffe 130
    58 Franz Eisenach Germany Luftwaffe 129
    59 Walther Dahl Germany Luftwaffe 128
    60 Franz Dörr Germany Luftwaffe 128
    61 Rudolf Rademacher Germany Luftwaffe 126
    62 Josef Zwernemann † Germany Luftwaffe 126
    63 Dietrich Hrabak Germany Luftwaffe 125
    64 Wolf-Udo Ettel † Germany Luftwaffe 124
    65 Herbert Ihlefeld Germany Luftwaffe 123
    66 Wolfgang Tonne † Germany Luftwaffe 122
    67 Heinz Marquardt Germany Luftwaffe 121
    68 Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer Germany Luftwaffe 121
    69 Robert Weiß † Germany Luftwaffe 121
    70 Friedrich Obleser Germany Luftwaffe 120
    71 Friedrich Wachowiak † Germany Luftwaffe 120
    72 Erich Leie † Germany Luftwaffe 118
    73 Franz-Josef Beerenbrock Germany Luftwaffe 117
    74 Hans-Joachim Birkner † Germany Luftwaffe 117
    75 Jakob Norz † Germany Luftwaffe 117
    76 Walter Oesau † Germany Luftwaffe 117
    77 Heinz Wernicke † Germany Luftwaffe 117
    78 August Lambert † Germany Luftwaffe 116
    79 Wilhelm Crinius Germany Luftwaffe 114
    80 Werner Schröer Germany Luftwaffe 114
    81 Hans Dammers † Germany Luftwaffe 113
    82 Berthold Korts † Germany Luftwaffe 113
    83 Kurt Bühligen Germany Luftwaffe 112
    84 Helmut Lent † Germany Luftwaffe 110
    85 Kurt Ubben † Germany Luftwaffe 110
    86 Franz Woidich Germany Luftwaffe 110
    87 Emil Bitsch † Germany Luftwaffe 108
    88 Hans Hahn Germany Luftwaffe 108
    89 Bernhard Vechtel Germany Luftwaffe 108
    90 Viktor Bauer Germany Luftwaffe 106
    91 Werner Lucas † Germany Luftwaffe 106
    92 Günther Lützow † Germany Luftwaffe 105
    93 Adolf Galland Germany Luftwaffe 104
    94 Eberhard von Boremski Germany Luftwaffe 104
    95 Heinz Sachsenberg Germany Luftwaffe 104
    96 Hartmann Grasser Germany Luftwaffe 103
    97 Siegfried Freytag Germany Luftwaffe 102
    98 Friedrich Geisshardt † Germany Luftwaffe 102
    99 Egon Mayer † Germany Luftwaffe 102
    100 Max-Hellmuth Ostermann † Germany Luftwaffe 102


    Conclusion: all combat pilots who are not German absolutely suck
     
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  9. fork Savant

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    Yes.
     
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  10. IHaveHugeNick Arcane

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    Amount of men on top 100 highest rated chess player - 98.
    AMount of women = 2. Best one at #88

    Conclusion = women absolutely suck at chess.

    You're welcome
     
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    I always knew that only idiots worked at Obsidian.
     
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  12. abnaxus Arcane

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    Good music in the background, and Magnus is swearing like a sailor :incline:
     
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  14. Grimlorn Arcane

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    It's the same way with Go. Men are just better than women when it comes to these types of games. It amazes me that you can say women on average are better than men when it comes to learning a second language or multitasking but as soon as you say men are better at other things, people lose their shit. Men should acknowledge their greatness and live up to it instead of wasting time propping women up. They're not equal to men and never will be.
     
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  15. abnaxus Arcane

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    I am aware of some females playing shogi, but never even heard of a woman playing go.
     
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  16. Grimlorn Arcane

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    There are women who are pros at Go. They do win against men sometimes, it's just rare. They have separate tournaments and titles for them. I also think the way it works is the top women who compete to become pros become them regardless of the difference in win/loss ratios against other men. They're still also allowed to still compete in the regular tournaments as well, they just never win them. I think one woman in Japan won a main tournament once in the 80s or 90s, but that's it. Most don't even reach 9 Dan in rank.
     
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  17. abnaxus Arcane

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    9 Dan or 9 Kyuu?

    Few men would even reach 9 Dan, it is the highest of the highest, 'legendary' rank. In shogi best pro females are 3-4 Dan.
     
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  18. abnaxus Arcane

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  19. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    WC starting soon? Place your bets.
     
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  20. abnaxus Arcane

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    Carlsen win in rapid tiebreak.
     
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    Carlsen
     
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  22. Country_Gravy Arcane Patron

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    Caruana. I want a change at the top.
     
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  23. abnaxus Arcane

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    Sascha Grischuk is much more entertaining than the game :lol: they should make him chief diplomat for Russia.

    He would probably go to Trump and ask right away "why you still have the same shit hairstyle like last time?"
     
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  25. Serious_Business Best Poster on the Codex

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    I remember this interview with the Grinch, it went something like

    "How did you feel about this tournament?"
    "This is difficult question"
    "Let me get out of the chess part of it then ; how do you feel about your experience? Did you like the city?"
    "Yes no, I did not like it, I play badly"
    "So you're disappointed?"
    "No yes, yes I am disappointed, when you loose you are disappointed"

    Anyway, I'm rooting for Fabiano. He's a much nicer guy, that's for sure. Not sure he has any chances, but, fuck it.
     
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