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asking the question "can anarchists play games/sports with clear winners and losers?" just shows a clear case of category slippage. sports and games are no fun without winners and losers *in the context of the sport/game*. sports are not real life. winning at a sport means nothing once you step off the field of play. if winning on the field of play continues to have consequences outside the field of play, we have something other than a game/sport.

the value of games and sport is what they can tell one about oneself. learning a game can teach strategy, tactics and logistics. playing sport can tell you who plays well with others, who plays fair, what a body can do, what ones limits are.

having said that, playing among ourselves is one thing, replicating the norms of the current society is quite another. why is this even a question?