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Member since Nov-03-03 · Last seen Mar-30-15
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 2577 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-30-15 Biographer Bistro (replies)
Chessical: <Tabanus> Please go ahead.
   Mar-29-15 Euwe vs R H Newman, 1946
Chessical: Or <44... g4> 45. Rg7+ Kc8 46. b6 a4 47. Kc6 Rf6+ 48. Kb5 axb3 49. Rg8+ Kb7 50. Rg7+, =
   Mar-28-15 Nenarokov vs A Selezniev, 1925
Chessical: Selezniev equalises out of a Four Knights/Spanish Berlin opening. Nenarokov's <19.f5> is Lasker-like but too sharp. It leaves the <e4> pawn backward and his Q on the same diagonal as his opponent's bishop; <19.Qg3> was safer but less ambitious. <20...Rfe8> ...
   Mar-04-15 Tolush vs A Bannik, 1952
Chessical: <21...Qf5!> = <23.Rfe1> Nf6 24.Re6 gives White the advantage.
   Feb-27-15 Henry Ernest Atkins
Chessical: H.E Atkins v R.Blow British Championship, 1937. Blackpool, Round 8. 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Be3 Bg7 8.Qd2 Qa5 9. Rc1 O-O 10. d5 Rd8 11. Bd3 c4 12. Bxc4 Nc6 13. Bb3 Ne5 14. Ne2 b5 15. O-O Ba6 16. f4 Ng4 17. Bd4 e5 18. dxe6 Rxd4 19. ...
   Feb-10-15 Cecil John Seddon Purdy
Chessical: <CHESS CHAMPION> Mr Cecil J. S Purdy, who won the NSW Chess Championship at the School of Arts Club last night is only 22 years of age. He is a son of Dr. J. S. Purdy. Metropolitan Medical Officer of Health, and was born at Port Said. After several years in New Zealand he ...
   Feb-09-15 Max Pavey
Chessical: It appears that he suffered from radiation poisoning as a result of expsure in his medical work. The following article has a picture of Dr Pavey.
   Feb-01-15 Hastings (1895) (replies)
Chessical: <tessathedog> The Queen's Hotel still exists:
   Feb-01-15 Katarina Beskow
Chessical: From: <Chess Notes - Edward Winter no.9078. Katarina Beskow (C.N. 9073)> From <Henrik Malm Lindberg> (Stockholm): ‘I wrote an article about Katarina Beskow, “Det tidiga damschacket och Sveriges okända VM-tvåa”(1), on pages 1-8 of the 49/2014 issue of the Swedish ...
   Jan-31-15 Vera Menchik
Chessical: Vera Menchik gives a short accopunt of her early years to the press in 1927: CHESS VICTOR. World's First Woman Champion. ...Miss Vera Menchik told a Press representative that she played her first game Moscow when she was only nine. She has lived at Hastings for six years. Her ...
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