Which Game do You Find More Difficult, Chess or Poker?

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I find chess to be more difficult. Probably too many pieces to keep track of simultaneously.
Whilst with poker it’s more sequential.
I do play poker more though, that might be a reason.

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Poker is more a chance game. chess is no chance. It is everything strategy. 
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I think Chess and Poker are both games that take a lot of strategy. While Poker is about luck sometimes, in pro games, it has a lot to do with bluffing your opponent and trying to make them tap out or keep going. You also have to predict reactions to see whether or not you should back off. It is about determining things based on the odds and outcomes. In Pro games, a lot of people sometimes talk to a person to get in their head. In Chess, you need to analyze something based on calculated moves and best case scenario. 
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Both are simple games.

The difficult part is learning how to be better than everyone else.
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chess

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Chess is more difficult to get medium-good at but poker is nearly impossible to be perfectly good at whereas in Chess that's at least theoretically attainable.

Poker is an artform as much as it is a science, Chess is 98% science and logic, 2% art and creativity.

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@RatMan.

Poker is the luck of the cards.

The person with the best hand should win.

Not winning depends upon other variables.......Such as money or the supply thereof.


Chess is about memory and anticipation.

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I am telling you that poker is a game of skill, not luck in the long run.
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The person with the best hand should win.
Wrong. The person with the closest estimation of the opponent's interpretation and intention of bets should win, combined with card odds being involved in said estimations.
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@RatMan

I did say "should".

If poker was payed without money, the best hand would win every time.

The game itself is simple.

Having the confidence or stupidity to risk losing money, is the essence of gambling.
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In Poker your opponent isn't the house, it's other players. It's not stupidity to risk if you can outplay them over many hands/games.

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This is the equivalent to asking, "which one is harder to understand, Literature or Physics?"

I will say it depends. Hellmuth Jr. would find Poker easier and Carlsen would find Chess easier. It depends on what you do all day. If you have more time and opportunity to understanding a subject, it would seem easier to you.
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Aaand you?