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Diocletian
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   Diocletian has kibitzed 184 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-14-18 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
Diocletian: How can I suggest a Game of the Day and title?
 
   Dec-14-18 Isaac Kashdan (replies)
 
Diocletian: WHITE TO MOVE Diagram above is after 20...Qd6.
 
   Dec-14-18 Kasparov vs A Vilaisarn, 2008 (replies)
 
Diocletian: My line fails in the end but is more interesting and more brilliant than Kasparov's: 19. Nxe6 Bxe6 20. Nxf5 Bf8 21. Qh5 g6 22. Nd6+ Qxd6 23. Bd6+ hxg6 24. Qxh8 Qxa3.
 
   Nov-21-18 A Stukopin vs B Hasenohr, 2008 (replies)
 
Diocletian: 24.Qxh7+,Nxh7 25.Nf6. Black's only defense is 25...R-g7, But now 26.R/a-h1 renews the mating threat and Black has no further defense.
 
   Nov-18-18 Areshchenko vs F Corrales Jimenez, 2009 (replies)
 
Diocletian: Got this one immediately because, 1 it's a puzzle, 2 the first move threatens mate, then the next few moves are easy.
 
   Nov-09-18 Mikhail Tal (replies)
 
Diocletian: Happy Birthday to Tal the magician. [DIAGRAM] Tal, Black to move Solution: A Ostrauskas vs Tal, 1955
 
   Oct-24-18 Salwe vs Chigorin, 1903
 
Diocletian: My several engines prefer 12...Bg6 over the sacrifice, but still compute an even game after 12...Nxg4, with the exception of Hermann, which gives a pawn advantage to White after the sac. But Whit's real mistake was 14.d4 after which all engines give advantage to Black. I am not ...
 
   Oct-16-18 Warren Harper
 
Diocletian: Harper is coauthor with Lucas Anderson of the excellent "The Life and Chess of...." For example, The Life and Chess of Aron Nimzowitsch, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIS...
 
   Aug-23-18 N Arora vs B Samhouri, 2008 (replies)
 
Diocletian: I blundered: 32...Rd1+. It's disheartening to miss a puzzle so elementary.
 
   Jun-17-18 Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian (replies)
 
Diocletian: Tigran Petrosian. Prettiest name among the champions.
 
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Apr-05-17  technical win: 3-tiered cake!
Feb-08-18
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  Diocletian: It is nice to have witty, mysterious cronies here. Thank you for your friendly greetings.You are welcome to look at the collections of my favorite and most hated games.
Feb-08-18  JimNorCal: Not everyone has a collection of most "hated" games!
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  Travis Bickle: Is that you Bobby?
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  Diocletian: <Travis Bickle: Is that you Bobby?> Well, we have a lot in common.

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