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Member since Nov-03-03 · Last seen Oct-04-15
I am an UK chess player who plays OTB and correspondence. I particularly appreciate the games of Tal, Alekhine, Tarrasch and Capablanca.
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   Chessical has kibitzed 2687 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-03-15 Hort vs E Torre, 1980
Chessical: <43...Ne4> was given a <!!> by Hort in his notes to the game in Informator 30 (Game 268). A candidate for a Wednesday puzzle?
   Sep-27-15 Parkinson vs Macilwaine, 1903
Chessical: "Those who possess copy of "The Rice Gambit" pamphlet will find the analysis of the first 15 pages devoted mainly Black's 10.g3. In this game we find Mr. MacIlwaine reintroducing the discarded 10...Bf5. In the analysis referred to, Var. VIII, page 19, Black’s more 11...Nbd7 is ...
   Sep-27-15 Georg Schories (replies)
Chessical: Found game submitted to the Database. "The following game was played the “Championship” Tourney of the “Northern Counties C.U.” at Blackpool. At the conclusion of the Tourney Messrs Wahltuch (Manchester) and Shories (Sheffield) tied with equal scores of 6 out of a possible 7, ...
   Sep-25-15 Monte Carlo (1903)
Chessical: "Baron Rothschild's special prizes for the best announced mates in recent Monte Carlo tourney have been awarded to Maroczy for his wins against Albin and Marshall and to Mieses for his game with Albin". Source: <Exeter and Plymouth Gazette>, Tuesday 11th August 1903, p.3.
   Sep-25-15 Rudolf Johannes Loman
Chessical: Messrs. R. Loman and G. Schories have played match in London, which resulted in a tie of 5 wins each with 2 draws. Source: <Exeter and Plymouth Gazette>, Tuesday 11th August 1903, p.3.
   Sep-19-15 Biographer Bistro (replies)
Chessical: Chessical: The history of the Baltic nations in the 20th century is complicated and disputed. Can I suggest the following : <Estonia:> Effectively a independent country after the Tartu Peace Treaty, February 2nd, 1920. On 6th August 1940, after a successful invasion, ...
   Sep-13-15 Harry Nelson Pillsbury (replies)
Chessical: <The Focus> I do not know, but I suspect the joint Pillsbury-Steinitz annotations quoted in Mason and Pollock's St. Petersburg tournament book may be from that source.
   Aug-20-15 Janowski vs C Jaffe, 1916
Chessical: <Dusk> Whoops! My comment belongs on C Jaffe vs Janowski, 1916
   Aug-20-15 C Jaffe vs Janowski, 1916
Chessical: Janowski miscalculated: [DIAGRAM] <66... c4> would have held a draw 67.bxc4 a4 68. h5 a3 69. h6 a2 70. h7 a1=Q 71. h8=Q Qa8+ 72. Kh7 Qxf3 73. Qg7+]
   Aug-17-15 J Blake vs H E Atkins, 1908
Chessical: A very well played K-side attack by White against an opponent at the top of his form (this game was during Atkin's string of back-to-back British championship string victories of 1905-1911).
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