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Guy
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Re: Chess

Postby Guy » Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:53 am

Four types of letting go:

1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

- Ajahn Brahm

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Re: Chess

Postby clw_uk » Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:54 pm

I play chess, i really love it. Havent played for some time though
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken

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Re: Chess

Postby nomad » Sat Aug 29, 2009 1:46 pm

I love to play chess, but I’m not very good at it. I play regularly on the Free Internet Chess Server and against Rybka 3, plus I read a lot of chess theory books tryin to improve my game. I think that a Dhamma Wheel tournament sounds like a great idea!

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Re: Chess

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Oct 23, 2009 2:51 am

Greetings,

We now have our first game going!

Chess Match 1 - Dan74 v Guy
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=2519

:geek:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Chess

Postby Dan74 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:18 am

Should we stipulate no outside help (human or otherwise)?

And possibly time-frame (like <24 hours/move)

Guy?

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Re: Chess

Postby Guy » Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:59 am

Okay sounds fair, I will try to let you know in advance if I can't access a computer for more than 24hrs but most of the time I will be able to. Good Chess! :smile:
Four types of letting go:

1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

- Ajahn Brahm

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Re: Chess

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:11 am

"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Chess

Postby Dan74 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:27 am

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Re: Chess

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:32 am

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Re: Chess

Postby Guy » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:36 am

Four types of letting go:

1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

- Ajahn Brahm

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Re: Chess

Postby Dan74 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:51 am

That's my kind of guy - not afraid to try!

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