Skype视频通话与国际象棋 致胜策略

2017-06-27 10:39:51

The mother of all abstract strategy games, chess continues to hold court as a perennial favorite pastime of amateur and professional players worldwide, in local and international tournaments, or just as a friendly match in the park enjoyed by two friends.


作为所有抽象战略游戏之母,国际象棋在世界各地和国际比赛中继续作为业余爱好者和专业球员的常年喜爱的娱乐场所,或在两个朋友的公园里进行友谊赛。


But did you know chess players still make up one of the biggest gaming communities in the world? Of course, you may think we’re talking about variants like Wizard’s Chess from Harry Potter, or Tri-Dimensional Chess played in Star Trek. One way or another, 605 million people all over the world still engage in the flat-boarded 64 squares version on a regular basis.


但是你知道国际象棋玩家仍然是世界上最大的游戏社区之一吗?当然,你可能认为我们在讨论像哈利·波特的巫师象棋,或者星际旅行中的三维象棋。不管怎样,世界各地仍有6亿500万人定期参加64平方英尺的平板印刷。


If you’ve ever felt compelled to learn it but haven’t found someone in the local vicinity to teach you, you just might consider finding a chess instructor online.


如果你曾被迫学习,但没有找到附近的人教你,你可能会考虑找到一个国际象棋教练在线。


Shawn Gringo, from Queens, New York, is one such teacher—he has students all over the place who tune in for weekly classes with him over Skype, to learn the finer points of the “the King’s Game” (as it was dubbed in the Middle Ages). He tutors all ages, from those just learning the basics to more advanced players.


Shawn Gringo,来自昆斯,纽约,就是这样一个老师,他有学生在所有地方谁调为每周上课和他在Skype上,学习的“国王的游戏细节”(因为它是在中世纪被称为)。他辅导所有年龄段的人,从那些学习基础知识的人到更高级的球员。



A friend got Shawn hooked on chess over 14 years ago. “Chess teaches patience and it’s a very social game that creates life-long friendships,” says Shawn.


14年前,一个朋友让肖恩迷上了象棋。“国际象棋教人耐心,这是一种创造终身友谊的社交游戏,”肖恩说。


It’s a hobby for him, but he’s such an avid player he’s reached Expert strength.


这对他来说是一种爱好,但他是一个如此狂热的球员,他已经达到了专家的水平。


“Chess appeals to me for many reasons,” he says. “It’s a game that teaches discipline, strategy, requires concentration and focus, and players reap the benefits of mental stimulation. Chess is super social—win or lose, there is no language barrier in it and all walks of life can play and display their skills.”


“象棋吸引我有很多原因,”他说。这是一场教导纪律、战略、要求集中和专注的游戏,玩家从心理刺激中受益。国际象棋是超级社交赢或输,没有语言障碍,各行各业都能发挥和展示他们的技能。


While he doesn’t play professionally, six years ago Shawn realized he could reach out to chess aficionados by teaching them online.


虽然他不玩专业,六年前,肖恩意识到他可以接触到国际象棋爱好者的网上教学。


“I picked Skype because it is a wonderful platform to teach anyone all over the world,” he says. “I share screens and display a regular board on my side. Then I go over chess fundamentals and principles. My sessions are typically between one and two hours long, depending on several factors. Some students can handle just an hour some can handle more. Age is big factor, as is one’s willingness. In a beginner’s session I start from scratch—the goal of chess, how the pieces move, the value and significance of each, checkmate versus stalemate, etc. It’s like anything in life, you need repetition: practice, practice, practice.”


他说:“我之所以选择Skype,是因为它是一个很好的平台,可以教全世界任何人。”。“我共用屏幕,并在我旁边展示一块普通的板子。然后我讨论了国际象棋的基本原理。我的会议通常有一到两个小时长,这取决于几个因素。有些学生只能处理一个小时,有些学生可以应付更多的时间。年龄是一个很大的因素,一个人的意愿也是很大的。在初学者的会议我从零开始下棋的目标,这些作品的移动,和意义价值的每一个,将军与僵持,等它就像生活中的任何事,你需要重复:实践,实践,实践。”


Shawn has become such a favorite amongst his students that once one of them called him via Skype and became very emotional while thanking him for everything he had learned from studying chess. For that student, chess had helped him overcome all sorts of obstacles in life and he felt he’d become a better person as a result.


肖恩已经成为他的学生中最喜欢的人之一,有一次他们通过Skype打电话给他,变得非常情绪化,同时感谢他从学习象棋中学到的一切。对那个学生来说,国际象棋帮助他克服了生活中的各种障碍,他觉得自己会成为一个更好的人。


“I love Bobby Fischer‘s famous quote,” says Shawn. “I don’t believe in psychology. I believe in good moves.”


“我喜欢博比·菲舍尔的名言,”肖恩说。“我不相信心理学。我相信很好的行动。”


While Shawn adds a modern touch to this majestic ancient game by teaching it on Skype, it leaves us wondering what his next move will be…We wish him the very best!


古老的游戏时,他给我们增添当肖恩在Skype上教授这一了一种现代的感觉,这让我们怀疑他的下一步行动是什么……我们祝愿他一切顺利!


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