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Member since Nov-03-03 · Last seen May-28-16
I am an UK chess player who plays OTB and correspondence. I particularly appreciate the games of Tal, Alekhine, Tarrasch and Capablanca.

I am particularly interested in the history of chess since from the 19th century. I now spend most of my time working on games collections.

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   Chessical has kibitzed 2746 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-02-16 Biographer Bistro (replies)
Chessical: <The PGN should contain as much information about the game as practicable>
   Apr-23-16 Bournemouth (1939) (replies)
Chessical: Mieses was 74 years, 5 months old not 102.
   Apr-10-16 A Pomar Salamanca vs Keene, 1971
Chessical: Keene's plan to free his position after <19...c6> has a tactical flaw; Pomar spots a knight fork on <f6> and wins Keene's <d> pawn.
   Mar-26-16 Phony Benoni chessforum (replies)
Chessical: I was planning to put together a Tournament Index submission for Horowitz-Kashdan 1938. I then discovered that you have already included it in your Game Collection: US Open 1938, Boston = 39th ACF Congress . Would you mind if I encroached?
   Mar-22-16 W John vs Swiderski, 1907
Chessical: <42.h4!> draws, Swiderski would have won after <45...Be6>.
   Mar-13-16 Keres vs Euwe, 1940
Chessical: The game was later followed as far as move 16 by Deep Thought, as Black, against Unzicker (Hanover 1991). Deep Thought varied with <16...b4> but still lost.
   Feb-25-16 H Steiner vs Fine, 1944
Chessical: Fine annotated Game 3 as "Game of the Month" on p.8-9 of "Chess Review", March 1944.
   Feb-20-16 Jose Raul Capablanca (replies)
Chessical: At the Franklin Chess Club of Philadelphia (Saturday 7th December 1918 - e.d.) the score of the consultation game he won from W.P Shipley and B.M.Bell ran as follows 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Nxf6+ exf6 6. Bc4 Bd6 7. Qe2+ Be7 8. Be3 O-O 9. Nf3 Nd7 10. O-O b5 11.
   Feb-20-16 Capablanca vs C Jaffe, 1912
Chessical: "After an unusually prolonged struggle, which lasted from 9 o'clock Wednesday night until after 2 o'clock yesterday morning (Thursday October 24th - e.d.) Jose R. Capablanca defeated Charles Jaffe in the second of their series of match games, which was contested at the Tapkaow ...
   Feb-18-16 Spencer Crakanthorp
Chessical: "Obituary. Mr. Spencer Crakanthorp, one of the leading figures in Australian chess for more than 30 years, died at a private hospital in Sydney on Saturday, aged 51 years. Mr. Crakanthorp won his first chess tournament at Wagga (N.S.W.) at the age of 13 years, and he won the first
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