I introduce you to the current World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen. A Norwegian chess grandmaster with a type of intelligence not so easily defined as academic.
This guy is simply unbelievable:
Before he turned 14, he became a Chess Grand Master in
At 23, he beat Viswanathan Anand and became the World
He has defended his title for 2 years and still is WC.
I can hear you think: “Meh, he’s
just another really good chess player, what’s different about him?”
Well, let me give you an
This is Magnus Carlsen playing with 10 people simultaneously, FACING THE OTHER WAY!!
goes another one:
This is Magnus Carlsen playing ONE
HUNDRED people simultaneously.
Another funny incident was when Magnus Carlsen was giving an interview for the “60 minutes” show in 2014 and the guy showed him a game he played in 2004, and
he recalled the opponent, where it was played, which side he played and who won
the match. Let me say that again, he played the match in TWO THOUSAND AND FOUR.
once faced Bill Gates. Guess what, it took Magnus Carlsen about a minute to checkmate
Gates and win the game–in nine moves.
has doubtlessly witnessed many pretty damn sagacious persons, but this type of
intelligence is something completely unique.
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I tend to write about exactly what I know (i.e, everything).
P.S: Whoever digging for objectivity, neutrality, and prudence becomes like someones who goes fishing ... in a swimming pool!