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Member since Jun-19-04 · Last seen Jul-30-14
Born 1968, living in Oslo, Norway.

I learned chess as a kid, and have been a member of different clubs since youth, but have never put much effort into it. To me chess is just fun, wich is probably why I have favourite players like Tal, Shirov and Morozevich. Full Member

   Appaz has kibitzed 3207 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jul-17-14 Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting (2014) (replies)
Appaz: Oh, and you can forget about Leko when it comes a WC match. He would actually have chances against anyone in a match with his solid style, but the same style pretty much stops him from getting there - now that his relative strength has declined.
   Jul-14-14 Anish Giri
Appaz: <ambongtumbong> Always the obvious prime suspect when the much stronger player lose, and I don't think you can play chess without falling victim for it a few times in your career :)
   Jul-14-14 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
Appaz: What's up <bob>, are you saying beating up on five year olds doesn't motivate you? Seriously, is there any point in discussing a chess computers strength on level 1?
   Jul-03-14 Wesley So (replies)
Appaz: <<Jim Bartle> Christ, <frandie>, why do you have to falsify a newspaper article when you post it?> <Sally Simpson>, the freshman, will probably volunteer as a lawyer for this liar and fraudster. In my experience, they share some similarities when it comes to ...
   Jun-24-14 Norway Chess Tournament (Blitz) (2014) (replies)
Appaz: <<thegoodanarchist> <Appaz> You would be better able than most folks to find "something we don't know" being in Norway yourself.> I'm afraid I'm not well connected in Norwegian chess. Because no specific information about the cause has been published, you can safely ...
   Jun-22-14 Dimitri Komarov (replies)
Appaz: I realize I'm still on thin ice here, but I wanted to compare him to the style of Shipov, so let's go for "Sovjet-style" :) You have the technical chess understanding and an ability to put words on both the general principles of a position and concrete variations, but what mostly ...
   Jun-22-14 Hikaru Nakamura (replies)
Appaz: <<john barleycorn> read: plague compared to cholera?> Well, I for one is bored of my diarrhea and vomiting. Buboes ( ) sounds exciting!
   Jun-18-14 FIDE World Rapid Championship (2014) (replies)
Appaz: This is a night for illusions to break: first <Doniez> ruins my whole love life and now <Jim Bartle> tells me that all these American world championships are just regional competitions. Thank God Kirsan still stands strong!
   Jun-13-14 Norway Chess Tournament (2014) (replies)
Appaz: <<kappertjes> You are right, but I am thinking more in terms of a screwdriver compared to a battery screwdriver.> Ah, but when it comes to mathematics, Fortran <is> the battery screwdriver. The processor specific implementations will trash even C for most complex ...
   Jun-11-14 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
Appaz: <tpstar> It means you are a natural.
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Jun-15-12  voratco: Testing, one two three. Test complete.
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  Check It Out: This has been a test of the emergency broadcasting system. If this had been a real emergency...holy @#$! for your lives!!!!!
Jul-11-12  voratco: <Appaz: <<voratco> And I know I am not in your ignore list either.>

I have to clear up a little misunderstanding, caused by me because I expressed myself unclear: you, or anyone else, has never been on my ignore list - I don't use it. However, after half a life on the internet I'm getting quite good at "manually" ignoring visual noise.>

Guilty!!! You failed to do what you preached. LOL. You got caught peeking through the glass window.

Like I told you, you will never acquire the impossible, manually ignore visual noise. Give it up and have some fun sometimes. LOL.

May-17-13  The Last Straw: Hello!
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  KKDEREK: Merry Christmas appaz!
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  moronovich: Glædelig Jul <Appaz> !

Nyder altid dine indlæg.

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  wordfunph: Appaz, maligayang pasko!
Jan-22-14  MarkFinan: Now then Mr Appaz 😃 I just wanted to thank you for the kind words about me you posted on the So page the other day. They seem to be few and far between nowadays :) I did reply, but it wasn't till the day after and you know how decent posts can get burried over there, so I wasn't sure if you'd seen my reply.. Anyways, as much as I don't like them lot I do have a kinda guilty pleasure confession... I like Wes So! I think he plays some good chess, I don't really care about his nationality in the same way I don't care about Nakamura's because I like his chess too, although I don't really like him. I think that fanboy term when describing chess players is ridiculous. I like Carlsen, I like him, his attitude, his humbleness and his chess.. But I ain't no fanboy as someone called me the other day. Anyways, I just thought id stop by and say thanks, because even though im sure we've had crossed words before, I really can see who the good and reasonable folks here are. I won't get started on who isn't, lol.

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  LIFE Master AJ: Blocked. (Again.)

You will never learn ...

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  Appaz: Hi, everyone, sorry for the silence. Last post I read was that of <voratco>. This page is not meant to be very active, but feel free to post.

Even you <AJ> :)

So, hello, Merry Christmas, Glædelig Jul and that <wordfunph> said, and thanks.

See you around.

May-14-14  SugarDom: For a country with ridiculous amount of money. I can't believe they are considering withdrawing from hosting the Olympiads.


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  Appaz: I'm shocked, but still not surprised, if that is possible.

It's embarrassing, but I wouldn't worry too much. We peasants up here are a little slow, but our pride in such things usually overcome the peasantry.

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  john barleycorn: Did it ever before happen that an olympiad was cancelled just by financial issues? Don't know but I'm sure a wealthy country with the world chapion among its citizen won't like to be the first.
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  moronovich: <john barleycorn: Did it ever before happen that an olympiad was cancelled just by financial issues?>

Yes.I think it was Argentina and miracously saved by Holland.

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  cro777: "Only once has FIDE faced an Olympiad host dropping out at the last minute – in 1994, when the Olympiad was moved from Athens to Moscow two months before the first pawn was pushed. That move resulted in the worst-organised Olympiad of all time."

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  john barleycorn: thank you <moronovich> & <cro777>. I guess Norway is not facing a financial fiasco as Greece did. Somehow, I have a feeling that the olympiad as well as the title match are material for the FIDE election campaign and manipulations within.

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