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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#64

@JuniorCps rules make difference between just physical exercise and sport. In most definitions anyway


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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#61

@jaychamp thx :) Though it would sport regardless which one of the two would form audience. just fact it has rules ans is physical is all it takes.


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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#54

@Toscani in definition of sports there is fans and spectators. Football game between two teams with no-one except couches watching is still a sport


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General Chess Discussion - Is a 4-man endgame tablebase more complicated than the whole game of checkers?#5

4 piece tablebas is way simpe than checkes. I coudl not find size for four men but such were in use already in seventies so must be small. 5 man table base can put in mere 7 gigs and actually even sma…


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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#40

@Sarg0n none of what you mentioned still does not imply "An activity involving physical exertion and skill" hence I cannot think chess as sport. As majority of the population will not


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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#37

@Toscani oxford dictionary has 11 definitions of noun sport and you free to pick one you like. To me the best if obviously " An activity involving physical exertion and skill, esp. (particularly in …


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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#33

No it does not have physical component. Stress in not physical component. Tennis has tactical part but still it abot developing good neurromuscular ability to hit correctly. Like boxing. Straight cr…


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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#30

@tpr f1 does require substantial physical strength but I would not call it sport. Hence it call motor sport. Also different from chess amoutn pure motoric skill required. So it closer to being sport


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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#29

sure it has been said in this thread by multiple persons: Depends on your definition on sport. Oxford dictionary would define not but there is no one accepted definition of a sport


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General Chess Discussion - Is chess a sport#22

Keyword INVOLUNTARY still not physical activity. Far from it.


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