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Member since Feb-05-05 · Last seen Aug-14-18
Welcome to The Cirque du Boomie where the dancers will kick your teeth out and you have unlimited credit in the casino.


Feb-05-2010 - The Don said so long ago that in 5 years The Cirque would be totally legitimate. Today I see a thriving casino business and fan dancers from Yonkers. Good times!



This is the forum.
The Cirque,
On an average day, people go about their business.

When they get out of line I go to work.
I carry a badge.

Dum De Dum
Dum De Dum De Dum

We were working out of Tactics and Swindles. My partner's name is Jessie. My name's Boomie.


"...the unexamined life is not worth living..." - Socrates from Plato's Apology

“This one of you, O human beings, is wisest, who, like Socrates, recognizes that he is in truth of no account in respect to wisdom.” - Socrates from Plato's Apology

"Wit is the epitaph of an emotion" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers" - James Baldwin

"I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." - Sir Isaac Newton

"If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent." - Sir Isaac Newton

"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself." - Krishnamurti

"Truth is a pathless land." - Krishnamurti

On Religion - "It makes no sense to create a hypothesis for which there is no data." - Ayn Rand

"The more I practise, the luckier I get." - Gary Player

"Sacred cows make the best hamburger." - Mark Twain

"People don't stop playing because they get old. They get old because they stop playing." - GB Shaw

"Today is a good day to get mated." - Lakota mystic Red Rook


Given that a thought dies shortly after birth, the writer is a mortician whose job is to make it smile.

The unexamined position is not worth playing.

Play ideas not moves.

A beautiful solution for which there is no problem.

Professor, don't get on that ship! That book, To Serve Man, it's a chess book!

Have pawn. Will travel.

The Cirque - Your best choice for a second location.

<If Gilbert and Sullivan Played Chess>

Though it may seem quite incongruous
And it makes so little sense to us,
She is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

Though she may seem a bit mannish,
She would never play the Spanish.
'Cause she is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

Neither Russian, French nor Catalan
'Cause she always wants to get her man.
So she is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

<With apologies to George M. Cohan>

D-z-indzi-chashvili spells Zindchinhashvalley.

Proud of all the Cossack blood that's in me

Praise the man who says my name correctly

D-z-indzi-chashvili you see

It's a shame that my name has never been pronounced quite like

Ginchinsmokedhashverily, that's me!

<CG Haiku>

She had me at "Heh".
Much jibber jabber ensued.
It's all about chess.

   Boomie has kibitzed 13287 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Aug-13-18 jessicafischerqueen chessforum (replies)
Boomie: Here is a fun site chock full of limericks. Alas, it doesn't have one of my favs. There was an old man from Yuma Who told a Goldwater joke to a puma. The puma began To eat the old man. The puma had no sense of huma.
   Aug-11-18 Jeremy Lim (replies)
Boomie: <Tiger's injuries have ruined his chances of ever winning another major.> Perhaps. But Tiger is leading the tour in round 3 scoring. So fatigue isn't a factor. I would guess that Tiger has another major in him.
   Aug-11-18 Nezhmetdinov vs V Mikenas, 1948 (replies)
Boomie: <thegoodanarchist: What a delightful & curious game!> GMs had some difficulty describing Super Nezh's tactics. There is a bit of jealousy in some of their comments. For example, Polugaevsky said "I must have beaten Super Nezh a dozen times but I would trade them all for this ...
   Aug-11-18 Tiggler chessforum (replies)
   Aug-10-18 Daniel Freeman (replies)
Boomie: I see my attempt to shoo the flies away from this page has had great effect. One begins to wonder about the motives. Do competing sites create socks to disrupt and 'uglify' the so called discussions to drive away prospects? Are you all trying to kill CG? You've chosen an effective ...
   Aug-10-18 Boomie chessforum (replies)
Boomie: -> OhioChessFan CG Poet Laureate Brilliant haiku!
   Aug-10-18 Paul Morphy (replies)
Boomie: <Atking: <JPi> is French and on Wikipedia (French page) it is written about Paul Morphy that he was anti-slavery.> Everything which has been confirmed about Morphy can be found here: As I recall, Morphy was against secession. But I ...
   Aug-09-18 thegoodanarchist chessforum (replies)
Boomie: <thegoodanarchist: <al wazir: <thegoodanarchist>: I recommend that *every time* before you click on <POST KIBITZ> you ask yourself, "Does this comment need to be posted"?> Good advice, <aw>!> My motto is "Think twice, post once, if at all." OK. So my ...
   Aug-09-18 Capablanca vs Spielmann, 1927
Boomie: <offramp: <TheMacMan: fritz gives 25.Bf3??, and says its weak and inferior to 25.Qc5!!> That seems a bit drastic. I wonder what the silicon brain had seen?> When there are many roads to victory, it doesn't matter to humans which road is taken. Consider Morphy's demolition
   Aug-08-18 Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 (replies)
Boomie: <Euwe's game was described by Capablanca as balanced and straightforward.> We can only guess what Capa meant by balanced and straightforward. These terms probably have a precise meaning to a World Champion. We patzers can only speculate.
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