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  • Dreaming about chess

    Well it finally happened. I actually dreamed about playing a game of chess. It actually felt like I was playing and it felt good. I was analysing varations, the clock was ticking and I felt confident in my position. That hasn't happened in many years.

    I guess the next stage will be to wake up in the middle of the night with solutions to positions that I have been analysing.

    Crash

  • #2
    I don't dream about chess, I daydream about where the knight can go and about certain openings out of nowhere.

    I hardly ever get dreams I remember anymore.
    Chess is similar to life.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by NitrousPeak View Post
      I don't dream about chess, I daydream about where the knight can go and about certain openings out of nowhere.

      I hardly ever get dreams I remember anymore.
      I haven't been looking at openings much lately but I certainly daydream about positions and games. The dream did fade fairly quickly but I woke up from a nap amused that I had dreamed so vividly about chess. Hopefully this is a sign that I am almost ready to start competing again. I feel ready. We'll see after next weekend.

      Crash

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      • #4
        i had a strange dream about a week ago. in that dream, i was playing chess with a "Sadhu" (a Hindu holy man or monk). that's really strange. because i am not even Hindu or Indian.
        "Life is too short for chess." - Byron

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        • #5
          Your on your way! Pay close attention to the Sadhu's moves as he is trying to teach you. It happens to me somtimes & have learned a lot. My mentor appears to be a Tibeten Monk of amazing abilitys.

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          • #6
            So that's why I'm not improving. I don't have a holy man giving me lessons at night...

            Btw, Pnerd, I like your avatar.

            --Fromper

            "Don't be afraid of ghosts! Always play the moves you want to play unless you see a genuine tactical drawback." --Grandmaster Neil McDonald

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            • #7
              Originally posted by vitor View Post
              Your on your way! Pay close attention to the Sadhu's moves as he is trying to teach you. It happens to me somtimes & have learned a lot. My mentor appears to be a Tibeten Monk of amazing abilitys.
              LOL.
              but the holy man was not teaching me. we were just playing.
              "Life is too short for chess." - Byron

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Fromper View Post
                Btw, Pnerd, I like your avatar.
                thanks.
                "Life is too short for chess." - Byron

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