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Member since Jun-26-08 · Last seen Jun-30-16
Six pawns! Do you know what that means? There are only eight to begin with.
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   Absentee has kibitzed 3572 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jun-28-16 YourNextMove Rapid (2016) (replies)
Absentee: <MissScarlett: <Carlsen preferred his own approach to chess training over the one offered by Kasparov and his team.> That or Garry's fee was too high. When he was 18, he could afford it.> I hope he had a money-back clause.
   Jun-28-16 Alexander Alekhine (replies)
Absentee: <MissScarlett: <Dr.Alekhine died 70 years ago. Perhaps it is about time that he be left alone.> Does that go for Hitler, too?> I wish. We'd be spared a lot of braindead arguments.
   Jun-28-16 Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
Absentee: <ajk68: What was Carlsen thinking with the exchanges on d5? Was this just a grade-school level blunder?> I guess Carlsen believed he had an attack on the kingside, but I can't see how he thought it would play out.
   Jun-26-16 Carlsen - Anand World Championship (2014) (replies)
Absentee: The photo in games #2 and #3 is the same. Which game is it actually from?
   Jun-25-16 AVRO (1938)
Absentee: <AylerKupp: <<offramp> Am I alone in thinking that Kasparov is a better politician than he is a chess player?> You probably aren't. But you and others who share the same opinion should consider that if Kasparov was a better politician than he is a chess player he ...
   Jun-22-16 Karpov - Korchnoi World Championship Match (1978) (replies)
Absentee: <Olavi: Without otherwise commenting on the 'slightly' inaccurate paper, the FIDE congress decided that Korchnoi would receive full payment even though he never, as far as I know, acknowledged his defeat.> Half of the stuff in there smells of fiction. It doesn't help that ...
   Jun-18-16 Hikaru Nakamura (replies)
Absentee: Did he beat Stan Vaughn?
   Jun-17-16 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
Absentee: <SirRuthless: The complete thought is "Can't beat Carlsen hehehehe hahahaha hohohoho" Is now rendered obsolete.> It's not the first time Nakamura beats him at faster time controls.
   Jun-15-16 Grand Chess Tour Paris Blitz (2016) (replies)
Absentee: You're not showing enough respect, therefore your argument is void.
   Jun-14-16 Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1996 (replies)
Absentee: How is this a pun?
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