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    Elegant

    Hello.
    What's an elegant chess move?

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    I would have thought that you, as a national chess coach, could have imagined the sort of move that some might call elegant: elegant - Dictionary definition and pronunciation - Yahoo! Education

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    Re: Elegant

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I would have thought that you, as a national chess coach, could have imagined the sort of move that some might call elegant: elegant - Dictionary definition and pronunciation - Yahoo! Education
    wHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A NICE and a perfect and an elegant move?

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    Re: Elegant

    That would depend on the speaker's opinion of the move. 'Nice' is a rather woolly word that can cover a range of ideas - including 'elegant'. You, as a national chess coach would know rather better than a linguist or teacher whether any chess move can be called 'perfect'.

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