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Member since Nov-03-03 · Last seen Nov-28-15
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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   Nov-27-15 Kenneth Rogoff (replies)
Chessical: An obscure, but forceful, example of Rogoff's tactical ability. Rogoff - Mario Bertok Blitz tournament, Sarajevo 1971 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 Qb6 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. O-O e6 9. Bg5 Qxb2 10. Qf3 Nd7 11. Rfb1 Qa3 [DIAGRAM] <12. Nd5!! (threat Nc7 ...
   Nov-07-15 Flohr vs Geller, 1955 (replies)
Chessical: <zydeco> After 27.Bxf3 <Re3> seems very strong.
   Nov-06-15 Robert Huebner (replies)
Chessical: From the "Chessbase" Review by André Schulz, it appears that this is a book of reflections rather than of any games. In "Elements of an Autobiography" Huebner indirectly presents himself by inviting the reader to become acquainted with his thoughts on certain topics... (The) book ...
   Nov-05-15 J Mason vs Paulsen, 1882
Chessical: [DIAGRAM] <46...f5!> 47.Kg1 Rb2 48 Kf1 Rh2 =
   Oct-29-15 Karpov vs V Kalashnikov, 1961 (replies)
Chessical: Karpov vs Browne, 1972
   Oct-18-15 M Pasman vs Tal, 1952
Chessical: After <17...Ng3!>, the Knight cannot be taken as then the two consequent threats - to the unprotected White Queen and to mate on <h2> cannot be simultaneously answered.
   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.
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