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SHAME ON YOU ALL! Not even one analysis of this game? No kibitz
Portisch vs E Torre, 1979 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

TheScroobiousPip: How has this gem received no comments?
S Von Freymann vs L Forgacs, 1909 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

HeMateMe: Only 7 pages for one of the decisive games of 1972
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 56 moves, 1-0

Surprised to see no kibitzing
Negi vs Wang Yue, 2005 
(B30) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

I am surprised there has been so little kibitzing
Carlsen vs Shirov, 2007 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 1-0

I'm surprised there is not much kibitzing
Kasparov vs Polugaevsky, 1979 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Whats happened to the kibitizing? [posted on the 40th page]
Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

I'm surprised there isn't a lot more kibitzing
Ivanchuk vs Kamsky, 1994 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 30 moves, 0-1

I can't believe this game hasn't been analyzed on here yet.
Taimanov vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 35 moves, 0-1

I'm surprised there's been so little kibitzing
Nakamura vs E Inarkiev, 2003 
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

No kibitzing for this game? I'm surprised.
Portisch vs Timman, 1978 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 60 moves, 0-1

deserves more kibitzing than this, I feel. I'm surprised
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 40 moves, 1-0

I'm a bit surprised that there aren't any comments about this g
Larsen vs F Olafsson, 1967 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 66 moves, 1-0

I'm surprised there's no kibitzing here.
J C Meyer vs L Shamkovich, 1979  
(A76) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 16 moves, 0-1

I'm surprised there is no kibitzing for this one...
Karpov vs A Sokolov, 1987 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 89 moves, 1-0

I'm surprised there's no kibitzing on this game.
Leko vs Adams, 1996 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 57 moves, 0-1

I'm surprised there isn't more kibitzing
Shirov vs Karpov, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

I'm surprised there's no kibitzing here yet.
S Rosenthal vs J Mortimer, 1883 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Oh my god, no kibitzing on this amazing game!
Huebner vs Portisch, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

I'm surprised there has been no kibitzing on this game
Krum Georgiev vs Kasparov, 1980 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 63 moves, 1-0

I'm surprised [04Apr2003 1st known, CG opened late 2002]
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

No kibitzing here? I' am surprised there is so few kibitzing
Kasparov vs Tal, 1989 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

somehow, Im not surprised there is no kibitzing
Tartakower vs B Kostic, 1926 
(A15) English, 55 moves, 0-1

surprised there has hasnt been more kibitzing
Reti vs Lasker, 1924 
(A12) English with b3, 45 moves, 0-1

surprised there has been no kibitzing for this one
J Mason vs Janowski, 1902 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 1-0

I can't believe this game has not been kibitzed on more
Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

I'm surprised there isn't more kibitzing on it
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 1-0

I am surprised not to see any kibitzing on this gem
Bondarevsky vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

I'm surprised it isn't better known.
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1936 
(A14) English, 49 moves, 0-1

Interesting game... no kibitzing?
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 2003 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

It is SHOCKING that there isn't any kibitzing
Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

What - no kibitzing
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1900 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 49 moves, 0-1

WHAT?!?!?!?!?! No kibitz on this game yet??? That's impsossible
M Dvoretsky vs G Timoshchenko, 1966 
(A26) English, 39 moves, 1-0

I'm surprised it hasn't been commented on.
Fischer vs Robatsch, 1968 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

wow! I can't believe this hasn't been thoroughly kibitzed!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

How come no kibitzing on this???
Muehrenberg vs Lasker, 1927 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

I'm amazed that this game hasn't been noticed
V A Vasiliev vs Tolush, 1945 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

Surprising that no kibitzing
Geller vs Anand, 1987 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

Surprising that there is no commentary here yet.
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

No comment here?
Shabalov vs J Sammour-Hasbun, 1998 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

I'm surprised to see that no one has kibitzed here.
R Weemaes vs E van Beers, 2001 
(A80) Dutch, 5 moves, 1/2-1/2

Suprised to see little kibitzing.
Lasker vs Salwe, 1909  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 1-0

I am surprised no one else has kibitzed on this game.
J Rudd vs E Dearing, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Amazingly no kibitzing for this game.
M Abeln vs A Minasian, 2003 
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 0-1

Two kibitzes for this masterpiece???
J Caldas Vianna vs A S Paes de Barros, 1900  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

I cannot beleive that this game has no kibitzing.
Dgebuadze vs D Svetushkin, 2008 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 67 moves, 1-0

I'm surprised no one has ever commented
B Lasker vs Von Bardeleben, 1884 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

surprised its not commented upon more
Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

surprised no one has kibitzed about this one.
Botvinnik vs C H Alexander, 1958 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 38 moves, 1-0

Odd how little respect....almost none have any comments
Reshevsky vs Petrosian, 1963 
(A36) English, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Only 2 pages of kibitizing?
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Am I first to kibitz this beauty??
Ganguly vs A Ismagambetov, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

WhiteRook48: no kibitzing on this page really surprises me
Tarrasch vs Kelz, 1891 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

No one has noticed this game yet?
Keres vs Reshevsky, 1953 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

This game definitely deserves more kibitzing.
Capablanca vs Bogoljubov, 1925 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

no kibitzing on this masterly example of how to refute...
Colle vs Capablanca, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Only such a few kibitz for this brilliant game ?
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1998 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

I'm surprised noboday has commented on it.
Lasker vs Bogoljubov, 1936 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

It is amazing that nobody has kibitz
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1895  
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 0-1

Why there aren't kibitzing?
A Brinckmann vs Alekhine, 1921 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

Still nobody to kibitz here?!
E Sedina vs S Tkeshelashvili, 2003 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Very few comments here...
Reti vs H Wolf, 1922 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

wow! A fischer game with no kibitzing
Kevitz vs Fischer, 1971 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 27 moves, 0-1

I am suprised no one else has yet kibitzed.
Petrosian vs A Sidorov, 1950  
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

What a game! No kibitzing yet?!?!
Blackburne vs J Leith, 1899 
(C26) Vienna, 20 moves, 1-0

Im surprised nobody has commented on this game
Morphy vs Maurian, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

I can't believe there's no kibitzing for this awesome game!
H Danielsen vs S B Hansen, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

i can't believe there are only two comments!
D MacMurray vs A S Kussman, 1937 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

I'm really very surprised no one has kibitzed
Maroczy vs Pillsbury, 1896 
(C48) Four Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

why am I only the 8th kibitzer since 2004
Capablanca vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1913 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

Many games of Morphy are kibitzed but not this yet. Surprising
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

fascinating game deserves some more attention (and kibitzingi
Botvinnik vs Ragozin, 1947 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Wow, I'm surprised
Kudrin vs B Jacobsen, 1983 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 1-0

Karpova: no kibitzing on this classic yet?
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1922 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 47 moves, 1-0

Benjamin Lau: It's surprising that this game hasn't been kibitz
Stoltz vs H Steiner, 1952 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0

holy tramp: I can't believe that no one has commented
Mackenzie vs Tarrasch, 1885 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Alphastar: Very surprising that this game has no comments yet
Spassky vs D Ciric, 1970 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

Sacsacmate: I am surprised..to see nobody has come here before
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Amazing, no comments on this game
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1926 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 40 moves, 0-1

vikinx:.... I'm surprised to see no kibitzing.
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

technical draw: An incredible game with few comments.
J A Blanco vs Capablanca, 1901 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 77 moves, 0-1

Wonder why no kibitzing on this page till now!
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1998 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 47 moves, 0-1

received zero comments?
Steinitz vs Lenhof, 1859 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

DCP23: I wonder why there's no kibitzing here?
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1943  
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 27 moves, 0-1

donehung: Where are the reams of analysis gentlemen?
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

lack of posts for a very deserving game
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1966 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

lol how have people not commented on this.
Capablanca vs L Vianna, 1928 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sleeping kitten: Such a game is not yet kibbitzed !
Von Feilitzsch vs Keres, 1932 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Surprised there are no comments on this superb ...
C Kottnauer vs Botvinnik, 1952 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

No kibitzing on one of my favourite games?!
Uhlmann vs Karpov, 1976 
(A17) English, 51 moves, 0-1

I find it amazing that this has never been kibitzed before.
Fischer vs V Bergraser, 1967 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

i'm surprised there aren't more comments
G G Neidich vs Marshall, 1920 
(C46) Three Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

I am surprised that I am the first person to kibitz
Bronstein vs Pilnik, 1954 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 69 moves, 1-0

norcist: wow i can't believe there is no comment
Alekhine vs L B Meyer / L Samuels, 1929 
(A06) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

paladin at large: No comment on a decisive WCM game?
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 41 moves, 1-0

An unannotated Morphy game in the CG database?!
F Perrin vs Morphy, 1857 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hidden Skillz: weird nobody posted anything on this game
Alekhine vs L Kussman, 1924  
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Mating Net: This game deserves a lot more kibitzing.
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

vikinx: Very interesting. Surprised to see little kibitzing.
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A15) English, 69 moves, 0-1

adbat: another elegant game without commenting
Panno vs Pachman, 1955 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 95 moves, 0-1

soberknight: I'm surprised nobody has noticed this game
Boleslavsky vs Ufimtsev, 1944 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 0-1

20MovesAhead: no comments for this positional display?
Alekhine vs A Vajda, 1923 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 43 moves, 1-0

Garech: No Kibitzing! Unbelievable!
A Zapata vs Ivanchuk, 1990 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

DAL9000: How has this game not been commented on yet?
D Pruess vs W Shipman, 1998 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

OhioChessFan: I am surprised this game wasn't commented
Carlos Torre vs F E Parker, 1924 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

DWINS I can't believe no one has commented
Spielmann vs Stoltz, 1930 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

Tartakower writes: I'm surprised nobody has kibitzed
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1921 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

dinekum: what, no comments to this game???
Fischer vs R Padula, 1971 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 55 moves, 1-0

Cucurbit:no kibitzing for the world's very first Nimzo-Indian
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1851 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Most of the comments on this game are about how few comments
Reshevsky vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hanada: No kibitzing on the most amazing draw of all time?
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

FSR: No comments on this insane game?
A Pincus vs J Jacobs, 1972 
(A22) English, 38 moves, 0-1

ajile: Wow what a game! And no comments yet?
A Giri vs V Gashimov, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 0-1

aw1988: I'm suprised that there's no kibitzing on this one
Blackburne vs Steinitz, 1876 
(C45) Scotch Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Knight13: No kibitzing yet? This game's amazing!
C Bauer vs Alekhine, 1926 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

prolixity: No comment yet on this game?!
Capablanca vs H M Phillips, 1913 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 32 moves, 1-0

surprising to see a game that ended in a draw
Yifan Hou vs Caruana, 2012 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

MarkFinan:can't believe this game has only 2 pages of kibitzing
Robert E Byrne vs Larry Evans, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

stanleys: No kibitzing here??It's a real classic!
S Rosselli del Turco vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C27) Vienna Game, 64 moves, 0-1

vajeer: I am surprised that no one has yet commented
Lasker / Curt vs Raubitschek / Fox, 1906 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

I'm surprised to be the first commentator.
J Bolacky vs L Pospisil, 1994 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

backrank: Hard to believe that no one has kibitzed yet
Keres vs L Laurine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

master of defence: No comments to this game? I canīt believe!
Yermolinsky vs Topalov, 1999 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 45 moves, 0-1

I'm surprised there isn't more kibitzing
Marshall vs Tarrasch, 1905 
(C26) Vienna, 47 moves, 0-1

Can't believe no one has commented
Morphy vs H Kennicott, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

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