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Member since Nov-03-03 · Last seen Dec-02-16
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 2804 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-30-16 W John vs O Bernstein, 1904
Chessical: <28.Qd3> loses, instead Nd2 holds on. White's play was lacklustre.
   Nov-28-16 Biographer Bistro (replies)
Chessical: <OhioChessFan> Based on purchasing power, the relative value of 5 in 1883 is 454.20/$565 today. I have corrected the further typos you identified. I have viewed the tables an Android tablet and using Chrome on Windows and they seem to be in alignment.
   Nov-27-16 J van Rosendael vs E H E van Woelderen, 1895 (replies)
Chessical: <19...Rxd4!> also wins after 20. cxd4 Qd5+ 21. Rf3 gxf3+ 22. Qxf3 Rh2+
   Nov-26-16 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
Chessical: 24. Re1 - Judit Polgar.
   Nov-25-16 suenteus po 147 chessforum (replies)
Chessical: I have cloned your collection from Frankfurt 1887 for my submission Game Collection: Frankfurt am Main 1887 Thank you for the monumental amount of work necessary to pull together over 200 games.
   Nov-24-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
Chessical: [DIAGRAM] 20. Nd2 Nxf2+ 21. Kg2 Nh4+ 22. Kg1 (22.gxh4? Qg6+) 22... Nh3+ 23. Kh1 Nf2+ with perpetual check.
   Oct-16-16 Von Bardeleben vs Blackburne, 1887
Chessical: "The most interest was manifested in the game between the two candidates for prizes, Blackburne and v. Bardeleben, the latter conducting the attack against the French Defense in excellent style, advancing the pawns on his queen's wing against Blackburne, who had castled on his ...
   Oct-09-16 posoo chessforum (replies)
Chessical: COMPUSER 2 - Cecil Leonard R Boyce
   Sep-30-16 I Radulov vs G Estevez Morales, 1973
Chessical: Estervez equalised then made a succession of small errors which Radulov accurately exploited. Larsen had shown how to hold such a position,: E Jimenez Zerquera vs Larsen, 1970 Taking the bishop with the <d> pawn would have been a cast iron draw. Estervez went completely ...
   Sep-24-16 M Judd vs Mackenzie, 1881
Chessical: <"The first move in an unsound combination (move 9): Captain Mackenzie informs us that planning the following sacrifice, he entirely overlooked the power of White's 12th move."> The Chess Monthly, Game 140, notes on p.304.
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