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Asher Hurowitz

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An Anti Variant Twitter Page: @Chesspolice
« on: March 31, 2018, 08:45:25 am »
Check it out. littered among posts shaming people for setting up the chess board and pieces wrong in media, there are strictly anti-chess variant posts. From mocking Courier Chess as nonexistent (showing an obvious ignorance on the history of the game) to remarking that it is immoral to make chess variants, this page makes me very sad indeed. :(

https://twitter.com/chesspolice?lang=en
« Last Edit: March 31, 2018, 11:17:16 am by Asher Hurowitz »
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Re: An Anti Variant Facebook Page: @Chesspolice
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2018, 10:44:57 am »
It's probably tongue-in-cheek. I doubt whoever's running that handle sincerely denies the existence of courier chess and other variants branching off from chess.
Could be wrong. Eh, that's Twitter for you.
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Re: An Anti Variant Facebook Page: @Chesspolice
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2018, 11:04:09 am »
How chess formed according to this person: It was formed as is since the beginning. No rules have changed AT ALL.

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Re: An Anti Variant Facebook Page: @Chesspolice
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2018, 11:07:25 am »
This is a Twitter account, not a Facebook page.

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Re: An Anti Variant Facebook Page: @Chesspolice
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2018, 11:18:42 am »
I doubt whoever's running that handle sincerely denies the existence of courier chess and other variants branching off from chess.

They actually mocked Van Leyden for "incorrectly" drawing chess, thus denying courier chess' existence.
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Re: An Anti Variant Twitter Page: @Chesspolice
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2018, 11:13:55 am »
Trolls.

Ignore them. :-\

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Re: An Anti Variant Twitter Page: @Chesspolice
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2018, 03:40:40 pm »
Look what they just said:  ;D

"Unless the rules of chess were different in the past, this looks a bit anand to us. (That's Cockney rhyming slang for "fishy".)"

The ignorance.
Indeed it is certain that Chess Variants make me happy.

My Youtube Channel on Chess Variants
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My Lecture at Yale University, aged 13
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Search"Polyhedral Paradise"