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  1. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    16 Jan '11 07:35
    Student says " I am very discouraged. What should I do?"
    GrandMaster says, "encourage others."

    This edited proverb is an old chinese one.

    What a delightful one to apply to chess.

    -m.
  2. 16 Jan '11 12:27
    Originally posted by mikelom
    Student says " I am very discouraged. What should I do?"
    GrandMaster says, "encourage others."

    This edited proverb is an old chinese one.

    What a delightful one to apply to chess.

    -m.
    How did you apply that in our game where you capialised on my every mistake, drove me into a corner, hammered my every piece and then gloated via the in-game chat?
  3. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    16 Jan '11 12:53
    Originally posted by divegeester
    How did you apply that in our game where you capialised on my every mistake, drove me into a corner, hammered my every piece and then gloated via the in-game chat?
    He encouraged you to hate him, didn't he? Goading you into aggressive action, so that you would be determined to demolish him in the next game ...
  4. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    16 Jan '11 13:28
    Originally posted by divegeester
    How did you apply that in our game where you capialised on my every mistake, drove me into a corner, hammered my every piece and then gloated via the in-game chat?
    I wasn't studying in that game. I was Mastering you. 😛
  5. 16 Jan '11 13:35
    Originally posted by mikelom
    Student says " I am very discouraged. What should I do?"
    GrandMaster says, "encourage others."

    This edited proverb is an old chinese one.

    What a delightful one to apply to chess.

    -m.
    Man who walk through airport turnstile going to Bangkok
  6. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    16 Jan '11 15:17
    Originally posted by Double G
    Man who walk through airport turnstile going to Bangkok
    What?

    Are you able to speakky English?

    Khun samad pasa ang-grit, chai mai na?

    If your avatar is you walking thru Suvarnabhuni airport I'd guess you'd have been stopped in 10 seconds. Was your boomerang full of dope or what? Or are you a really lost abhhoriginal?

    However, if that is your picture in your avatar, cos it looks like a face from 6 mile Detroit in '68, it would appear that your neck has spewed up. 😀😀😏
  7. 16 Jan '11 22:09
    Originally posted by mikelom
    This edited proverb is an old chinese one.
    Confucius say, more wise old Chinese proverbs being known in West than in China.

    Richard
  8. 17 Jan '11 00:02
    Originally posted by mikelom
    What?

    Are you able to speakky English?

    Khun samad pasa ang-grit, chai mai na?

    If your avatar is you walking thru Suvarnabhuni airport I'd guess you'd have been stopped in 10 seconds. Was your boomerang full of dope or what? Or are you a really lost abhhoriginal?

    However, if that is your picture in your avatar, cos it looks like a face from 6 mile Detroit in '68, it would appear that your neck has spewed up. 😀😀😏
    i like this one,

    It is better to suffer the winters wind than the tigers breath!

    In chess terms i have taken it to mean that its better to endure a relatively bad position, than lash out with a speculative move and suffer deadly attack

    my other favourite is this, from The Water Margin (Liangshan Po), fighters against tyranny,

    Do not despise a snake because he has no horns, for who shall say that he shall not become a dragon,

    My chess interpretation is, every Chess Master was once a beginner 🙂
  9. 17 Jan '11 00:03
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    i like this one,

    It is better to suffer the winters wind than the tigers breath!

    In chess terms i have taken it to mean that its better to endure a relatively bad position, than lash out with a speculative move and suffer deadly attack

    my other favourite is this, from The Water Margin (Liangshan Po), fighters against tyranny,

    Do not d ...[text shortened]... l not become a dragon,

    My chess interpretation is, every Chess Master was once a beginner 🙂
    *Slap slap*

    I challenge you to a dual! Meet me in the blitz room in five minutes!
  10. 17 Jan '11 00:11
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    *Slap slap*

    I challenge you to a dual! Meet me in the blitz room in five minutes!
    ok, your funeral!
  11. 17 Jan '11 00:28
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    ok, your funeral!
    I don't see you!
  12. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    17 Jan '11 00:33
    Many men smoke, but Fu Manchu. 🙂
  13. 17 Jan '11 00:38 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    I don't see you!
    i went there and waited , so long it said i have been inactive for twenty minutes and cut me off! You must be playing someone else, oh well,a young sparrow like you is no match for an old eagle like me! 😛
  14. 17 Jan '11 00:39
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    i went there and waited , so long it said i have been inactive for twenty minutes and cut me off!
    I had a game waiting. I declined multiple challenges!
  15. 17 Jan '11 00:40
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    I had a game waiting. I declined multiple challenges!
    so did I!