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Old 12-22-2019, 12:17 AM   #13
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Default Re: Do video games and gamers deserve more respect?

Originally Posted by Not devonin View Post
At the extreme top end of Professional Chess, a Super GM will lose nearly 20 pounds over the course of a tournament.

That level of focus, attention, and effort spikes blood pressure, increases heart rate. All of the top players now approach it like a more traditional sport.

They have personal trainers, dietitians, take more care to have downtime between tournaments, it is -very- physically demanding as well as mentally.

Heck, Magnus had a spike in performance by developing a better physical sitting position to put less strain on his neck and shoulders.
I wonder if day long magic tournaments have the same results
could explain a lot
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Originally Posted by FreezinIce View Post
FFA playing 4D chess in Gemity while us mortals are stuck on this gay earth

Originally Posted by QueenAshy View Post
Iíve demonstrated self-awareness
Originally Posted by MinaciousGrace View Post
i was pretty close to letting this slide tbh, but honestly your utter lack of understanding of the situation irritates me more than anything else at this point
Originally Posted by MinaciousGrace View Post
seriously everything i wrote went way over your head if your reading comprehension is so far below third grade level while people may care about your opinion you should refrain from giving it because it's worthless
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