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Guess the Map III: The Map Lover's Paradise

Discussion in 'Picture Threads Archive' started by aukrest, Mar 1, 2011.

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  1. uat2d

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    Chess is a sport because it has tournaments? Is Counter Strike now also a sport? Wasn't bowling enough?

    Geez
     
  2. mitsho

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_sports

    Sure it is, when people can live from playing these tournaments, (Korea!!!), it is a sport. It's just not a physical sport. That's why I say you can define sport in the narrow sense, physical effort, but then I need to ask wether Golf or Dart is a sport? Or is the latter just a "Pub Sport", but there are Championships... So the line of distinction is not really clear. But yes, I use the narrow distinction mostly and of course if the talk is to encourage the youth to eat less junk-food and do more sport, we are not necessarily thinking of Chess...

    It's just a case of the language not being really clear and the definitions varying. For example if you include the Social Aspect as something really important, then Chess becomes a possibility to "integrate" children. If it's more important to get them out on the weekend into a social environment, then why not Chess, or Counter Strike. Or Poker, though that might be for big children mostly.
     
  3. innonimatu

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    You think chess is bad? What's the bet that someday we'll have something like this as an olympic sport:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWgg20IqibM
    (and how do we insert videos?)

    No guess what the map may be about!
     
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