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People Who 'Know How To Play Chess' Are Just Pretending

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Sonofcharl
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/11/2019 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 431 times Debate No: 119847
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ThisSiteTrash_uPPLrTrash

Pro

These people aren't smart. These people aren't clever. They sit in front of wooden boards all day, Staring at wooden figures contemplating nothing. They do nothing of any actual productive function to anyone or anything except for their own egos. In actuality the rules of chess aren't even consistent.
Sonofcharl

Con

Are just pretending to do or be what?
Debate Round No. 1
ThisSiteTrash_uPPLrTrash

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Debate Round No. 2
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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by K_Michael_Tolman 3 years ago
K_Michael_Tolman
I'm not sure I understand what you mean.
I am a chess player (not professionally or anything, I just know how to play)
If you mean that chess has no strategy involved, I would say it takes at least as much strategic thinking as a clash royale game of whatever that game's called. It's not a very realistic representation of how actual battle works, But neither are health bars or an arrow to the head only taking half HP.
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Vote Placed by omar2345 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro gave claims. Con did not give an argument. Con expected Pro to answer his/her question in the next Round but Pro forfeited. I don't consider a question an argument so Con only gets conduct which should be enough for him to win.

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