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JoeBlogs • 2889 implied HN points • 17 Jan 24
  1. The past featured many consolation games and exhibition matches that crowned champions without being for meaningful championships.
  2. Players sometimes competed in consolation games for the extra money.
  3. Reflecting on whether the past system of consolation games was better than the current approach.
History, etc • 628 implied HN points • 09 Feb 24
  1. The Super Bowl is not just about football, but also a big pop concert, reflecting America's influence on global popular culture.
  2. Celebrity relationships and events like the Super Bowl mirror medieval tales of love, adventure, and chivalry.
  3. The medieval concept of tournaments bears resemblance to modern glitzy celebrity-sporting events.
The Quadrilateral • 569 implied HN points • 05 Feb 24
  1. The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am was shortened due to hurricane winds, with Wyndham Clark winning after an impressive 60, making it the first signature event win in eight years.
  2. Niemann won LIV's opener and expressed hopes of getting into more majors, showcasing a wild finish in the tournament.
  3. Discussion on Rory McIlroy's stance on the PGA Tour partnership with the Public Investment Fund, highlighting differing viewpoints among players like Jordan Spieth.
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Chess Engine Lab • 0 implied HN points • 19 Apr 24
  1. The sharpness score can be used to assess chess players' gameplay, comparing their style and strategic decisions.
  2. To calculate a player's sharpness, looking at the change in sharpness after each move can help isolate individual performance.
  3. Analyzing sharpness in matches between players can provide insights into their contrasting styles and performance evolution over time.