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FSR
Member since Aug-27-05 · Last seen May-21-18
I am Frederick Rhine. The United States Chess Federation awarded me the titles of National Master (at OTB chess) in 1982, and Senior Master of Correspondence Chess in 1997. I played in the 1997 USCF Absolute Championship (open to the top 13 correspondence players who accept their invitations), scoring 6-6 (+2 =8 -2). Alex Dunne wrote in his book on the Absolute Championships, "This was Rhine's only Absolute and he held his own against the best. His two losses were against previous Absolute winners." http://bit.ly/1NB55YP

I attended Lane Technical High School in Chicago with the late Chessgames.com co-founder Alberto A Artidiello until he moved out of Chicago. Lane's chess team won the Illinois state championship my junior and senior years, becoming the first school ever to win consecutive championships. Albert also became a master, as did my teammates Kenneth Mohr and Christopher Kus. FIDE Masters Albert Charles Chow and the late Morris Giles were also Laneites.

In July 2013, I played in my second and third regular-rated tournaments of the millennium(!), the Greater Midwest Classic and the Chicago Class (under-2200 section). I tied for second, undefeated, in both, winning $700 and $550, respectively, and brought my rating back over 2200. http://www.uschess.org/assets/msa_j... http://www.uschess.org/assets/msa_j...

I have contributed to hundreds of chess-related articles on Wikipedia under the handle Krakatoa, notably "First-move advantage in chess," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First-... "George H. D. Gossip," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George... and "Swindle (chess)," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess_..., all of which are almost entirely written by me. The first two of those have been Today's Featured Article, the highest honor a Wikipedia article can receive, one attained by about one out of every 1,400 articles. I have received various Wikipedia awards, including the Imperial Triple Crown Jewels and the Timeless Imperial Triple Crown (which only 11 Wikipedians have received). My user page is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:K....

Forty-eight of my games are in chessgames.com's database. My favorites are F Rhine vs D Sprenkle, 1981, K Thompson vs F Rhine, 1992, and F Rhine vs A Boerkoel, 1996. The first two of these were both published with my annotations in Chess Informant (Volumes 32 and 57), and cited in the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (Vol. B (2nd ed.) at 183 n.19, and Vol. B (3rd ed.) at 172 n.163). My 18th move (18.Nxd6!) in Rhine-Sprenkle was voted the 8th-9th most important theoretical novelty in Volume 32 of Chess Informant. That game was also cited in MCO-13, and occupies an entire chapter in all three editions of "Beating the Sicilian" by John Nunn. It is game 218 in "1000 TN!! The Best Theoretical Novelties" (Chess Informant, 2012).

I composed this study, which Pal Benko published in "Benko's Bafflers" in Chess Life, May 2006:

White to play and draw


click for larger view

The solution is here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stalem... It is based on an earlier study of mine, which Benko also published in his column. Both of these compositions appear in Harold van der Heijden's endgame study database. http://www.thechessmind.net/blog/20...

As far as I know, I have successfully submitted more puns for Game of the Day than anyone else (126 and counting). Game Collection: Puns I submitted The coveted 2013 Caissar for Best (Worst) Pun went to "Control-Ault-Delete," the pun I submitted for Fischer vs R Ault, 1959, the Game of the Day on December 19, 2012. "As far as I can tell, <FSR> is churning out 'actual puns' almost as fast as I can [insert bodily function of choice]." User: johnlspouge

I am responsible for World Junior Championship (1957), Vidmar Memorial (1969), Carlsen - Anand World Championship (2014), and Game Collection: Drawing lines, among others.

I was a contributor to the Chicago Chess Blog, http://chicagochess.blogspot.com.

>> Click here to see FSR's game collections.

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   May-21-18 S Maroroa vs A Diamant, 2018 (replies)
 
FSR: <landshark> The time control in the Pro Chess League (2018) is 15 minutes per player for the whole game, with a 2 second per move increment, so yes, it is very likely that White blundered in time pressure.
 
   May-19-18 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
FSR: <morfishine> wally got up to at least 8,953. See my April 25 post in this forum.
 
   May-19-18 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
FSR: <chessgames.com> On the front page, you announce that Shankland won the Capablanca Memorial with 6.5/9. There was actually another round left to play when you posted this. He won with 7.5/10.
 
   May-17-18 Capablanca Memorial (2018) (replies)
 
FSR: And here I thought that "Shankland" had something to do with knives.
 
   May-15-18 Dreev vs A Rakhmanov, 2018 (replies)
 
FSR: According to Chessbomb, the game concluded 44...Rc8 45. Rh1 Bd8 46. Ke2 Ba5 47. Ba1 Rc2+ 48. Ke3 Ra2 49. Be5 Bb4 50. Rd1 Rh2 51. h4 Bc5+ 52. Bd4 Bd6 53. Kf3 Rc2 54. Rd3 Rc1 55. Bb6 Rc6 56. Re3+ Kd7 57. Bd4 Rc2 58. Rd3 Ke6 59. Bc3 Bc5 60. Bd2 Rb2 61. Be3 Bd6 62. Rc3 Kd7 63. Bd4 Bb4 64. ...
 
   May-15-18 M Rodshtein vs T L Petrosian, 2008 (replies)
 
FSR: What those other dudes said.
 
   May-14-18 Tan Zhongyi vs N Kosintseva, 2010
 
FSR: 21...f6??
 
   May-14-18 D Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 (replies)
 
FSR: I don't get the pun. Surely it's not an allusion to Botto Mechanical Corporation? http://www.bottomechanical.com/
 
   May-14-18 F Beltz vs A Guerrero Rodriguez, 2008 (replies)
 
FSR: I had a weird hallucination - thought that Black could respond to 32.Qg4+ with 32...Kh8 33.Rh3+ Rh7. Oh well, my line should force mate too, just four moves more slowly.
 
   May-13-18 Women's World Championship (2018) (replies)
 
FSR: Fun fact: the anagram of <Nigel Short> is <Honest Girl>.
 
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Feb-19-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Offhand blitz game"]
[Site "USA"]
[Date "2013.??.??"]
[EventDate "2013.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "0-1"]
[White "Indusekar, Akshay"]
[Black "Rosen, Eric"]
[ECO "A21"]
[WhiteElo "?"]
[BlackElo "?"]

1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 d6 3.d4 exd4 4.Qxd4 Nc6 5.Qd2 Be6 6.b3 Nge7 7.g3 d5 8.cxd5 Nxd5 9.a3 Nxc3 10.Qxc3 Qd5 11.Nf3 Qxb3 12.Qxb3 Bxb3 13.Rb1 Ba4 14.Rxb7 O-O-O 0-1

Mar-06-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  WinKing: Hi FSR,

<<>Candidates Tournament 2018 begins Saturday, March 10th<>>

A little over 3 days to go!

Countdown to the Candidates Tourament 2018:

https://www.timeanddate.com/countdo... 37&msg=Candidates+Tournament+2018&font=cursive

♘Candidates♘Candidates Tournament 2018♗Candidates♗

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This tournament will run from Mar. 10th thru Mar. 28th 2018. (14 Rounds - Double Round Robin)

Participants include: Aronian, Caruana, Ding Liren, Grischuk, Karjakin, Kramnik, Mamedyarov & So,

Average rating: 2786 (as of 2/18/18) - Category XXII

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<<> Candidates Tournament 2018 <>>

Schedule -

Round 1 is Saturday March 10th & it starts @ 15:00hrs(3pm) Berlin time(9am chessgames time).

!!! Time changes will be occurring during the month of March both in Berlin, Germany(on March 25th) & in the United States(on March 11th) . Starting times will vary depending on the rounds. !!!

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This year will be the 11th Anniversary for this contest! (from 2007 to 2018 - 11 years running)**

*User: OhioChessFan (Moves Prediction Contest) - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1 & the number of moves. (4 categories to medal in). This contest is run by <chessmoron> & hosted by <OhioChessFan>.*

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Mar-16-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Eastern Class Championships"]
[Site "Sturbridge, MA"]
[Date "2014.03.15"]
[EventDate "2014.03.??"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[White "Kamsky, Gata"]
[Black "Shankland, Sam"]
[ECO "D00"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2611"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3.e3 e6 4. Nd2 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Ngf3 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bd3 Qe7 9. Ne5 Nd7 10. Nxd7 Bxd7 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. dxc5 Qxc5 13. Bxh7+ Kxh7 14. Qh5+ Kg8 15. Ne4 Qc4 16. Ng5 Rfd8 17. Qxf7+ Kh8 18. Qh5+ Kg8 19. Rd1 e5 20. Qf7+ Kh8 21. e4 Ne7 22. Qxe7 Bb5 23. Rd2 Qxa2 24. Qf7 Qa1+ 25. Rd1 Qxb2 26. Qh5+ Kg8 27. Qh7+ Kf8 28. Qh8+ Ke7 29. Qxg7+ Kd6 30. Rxd5+ Kc6 31. Qf6+ 1-0

Mar-16-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "St. Louis Spring A"]
[Site "Saint Louis, MO"]
[Date "2018.03.13"]
[EventDate "2018.03.06"]
[Round "8.5"]
[White "Shankland, Samuel"]
[Black "Ipatov, Alexander"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A40"]
[WhiteElo "2668"]
[BlackElo "2665"]
[PlyCount "78"]

1. d4 Na6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Bf5 5. Bg5 Qd7 6. Nc3 dxe5 7. Qxd7+ Bxd7 8. Nxe5 Be6 9. Bf4 O-O-O 10. e3 Nf6 11. Be2 Bb4 12. O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 Ne4 14. Rfc1 Rd2 15. Bf3 f5 16. Bg3 Rhd8 17. Bh4 R8d6 18. Be7 Rb6 19. Rd1 Rbb2 20. Bxe4 fxe4 21. Rxd2 Rxd2 22. Kf1 Nb8 23. Ke1 Rc2 24. Rd1 Nd7 25. Nxd7 Bxd7 26. Rd4 Rxa2 27. Rxe4 Ra1+ 28. Kd2 Ra2+ 29. Ke1 a5 30. Rh4 a4 31. Rxh7 b6 32. Rh8+ Kb7 33. Rd8 Ra1+ 34. Ke2 Be6 35. Rd1 Bxc4+ 36. Ke1 Ra2 37. Rd2 Ra1+ 38. Rd1 Ra2 39. Rd2 Ra1+ 1/2-1/2

Mar-16-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: [Event "Banter blitz"]
[Site "chessgames.com"]
[Date "2017.03.27"]
[EventDate "2017.03.27"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[White "Gustafsson, Jan"]
[Black "NN"]
[ECO "D14"]

1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.cxd5 cxd5 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bf4 Bf5 7.Qb3 Na5 8.Qa4+ Bd7 9.Qc2 Rc8 10.e3 e6 11.Bd3 Bb4 12.O-O O-O 13.Ne5 Nc6 14.Bg5 h6 15.Bh4 Be7 16.f4 Nb4 17.Qe2 Nxd3 18.Qxd3 a6 19.Rf3 b5 20.a3 a5 21.Bxf6 Bxf6 22.Rg3 b4 23.axb4 axb4 24.Ne2 Bxe5 25.fxe5 Qb6 26.Nf4 Bb5 27.Qd1 Kh8 28.Qg4 Rg8 29.Nh5 Qd8 30.h4 Bd3 31.Ra7 Bf5 32.Qf4 Bg6 33.Nf6 Rc1+ 34.Kh2 Rf8 35.Rxg6 fxg6 36.Qxh6+ 1-0

Mar-29-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  WinKing: Hi <FSR>,

<<>Grenke Chess Classic 2018<>>

Less than 2 days to go!

Countdown to Grenke 2018:

https://www.timeanddate.com/countdo...

♘Baden♘Grenke Chess Classic2018♗Baden♗

http://www.grenkechessclassic.de/en/

This tournament will run from Mar. 31st thru Apr. 9th 2018. (9 Rounds)

Participants include: Carlsen, Aronian, Caruana, Vachier-Lagrave, Anand, Vitiugov, Naiditsch, Hou Yifan, Meier & Bluebaum.

Average rating: 2736 (as of 3/28/18) - Category XX

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<<>Grenke Chess Classic 2018<>>

Schedule -

Round 1 is Saturday March 31st & it starts @ 15:00hrs(3pm) Baden-Baden time(9am chessgames time). All games for the 9 rounds are @ 15:00 hrs.

<***The only Prediction game that has confirmed they will be up & running is <Golden Executive>'s 'The Game Prediction Contest'. This may change though so stay tuned.***>

< 3 Prediction Contests: (Win virtual medals - Gold, Silver & Bronze) >

*** User: lostemperor (FINAL STANDINGS PREDICTIONS) - Predict the order the players will finish. Run & hosted by <lostemperor>. (3 categories to medal in) ***

**User: Golden Executive - (The Game Prediction Contest) - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1. Run & hosted by <Golden Executive>. (3 categories to medal in)

This year will be the 11th Anniversary for this contest! (from 2007 to 2018 - 11 years running)**

*User: OhioChessFan (Moves Prediction Contest) - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1 & the number of moves. (4 categories to medal in). This contest is run by <chessmoron> & hosted by <OhioChessFan>.*

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Apr-02-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "GRENKE Chess Open 2018"]
[Site "Karlsruhe, Germany"]
[Date "2018.04.02"]
[EventDate "2018.03.??"]
[Round "9.2"]
[Result "0-1"]
[White "Richard Rapport"]
[Black "Vincent Keymer"]
[ECO "D54"]
[WhiteElo "2715"]
[BlackElo "2403"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. Rc1 Nbd7 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Bd3 c6 10. Bg3 Re8 11. h3 Bb4 12. Nf3 Ne4 13. Bf4 c5 14. O-O Bxc3 15. bxc3 Nb6 16. Ne5 f6 17. Ng4 c4 18. Bb1 h5 19. Nh2 g5 20. Qxh5 gxf4 21. f3 Nd6 22. Qh7+ Kf8 23. Qh6+ Ke7 24. Qg7+ Ke6 25. Rfe1 Re7 26. Qg4+ f5 27. Bxf5+ Nxf5 28. Qg6+ Kd7 29. Qxf5+ Kc6 30. Qxf4 Be6 31. e4 Qg8 32. Qh6 Kc7 33. Kh1 Rf8 34. Re2 Rh7 35. Qd2 Kb8 36. Rce1 dxe4 37. fxe4 Bd7 38. Rf2 Re8 39. Qf4+ Ka8 40. Nf3 Rf8 41. Qh2 Na4 42. Re3 a6 43. Qe5 Bxh3 44. Kg1 Rg7 45. Nh4 Rxf2 46. Kxf2 Rxg2+ 47. Nxg2 Qxg2+ 48. Ke1 Qf1+ 49. Kd2 Bg4 50. Qe8+ Ka7 51. Qxa4 Qf2+ 0-1

Apr-05-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Polar Capital 2018"]
[Site "Jersey"]
[Date "2018.03.31"]
[EventDate "2018.04.05"]
[Round "7"]
[Result "0-1"]
[White "Mark Hebden"]
[Black "Keith Arkell"]
[ECO "D12"]
[WhiteElo "2458"]
[BlackElo "2416"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. a3 Bd6 9. g3 Nbd7 10. Bd2 a6 11. c5 Bc7 12. f4 g5 13. Qf3 gxf4 14. gxf4 Ng8 15. O-O-O b6 16. e4 bxc5 17. exd5 exd5 18. Bh3 Ngf6 19. Rde1+ Kf8 20. Bxd7 Qxd7 21. dxc5 Rh3 22. Qg2 Qg4 23. Qf2 Rf3 24. h3 Rxf2 25. hxg4 Bxf4 26. Bxf4 Rxf4 27. g5 Ng8 28. g6 fxg6 29. Ne2 Rf6 30. Nd4 Kf7 31. Rh8 Rf8 32. Kc2 g5 33. Kc3 g4 34. Rh5 Nh6 35. Rhe5 Kg6 36. Rg1 Rf1 37. Rxf1 Rxf1 38. Nxc6 g3 39. Re2 Rc1+ 40. Kd4 Nf5+ 41. Kxd5 Kh5 42. Nb4 g2 43. Rxg2 Ne3+ 44. Kd6 Nxg2 45. c6 Ne3 46. Nd3 Nf5+ 47. Kc7 Rd1 48. Nc5 g5 49. Kb6 Ne7 0-1

Comment: The players likely set or tied a world record by playing g5 four times in one game - once by White and thrice by Black.

Apr-11-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Illinois Open"]
[Site "Illinois"]
[Date "1980.??.??"]
[EventDate "1980.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "0-1"]
[White "Simon Hood"]
[Black "David Sprenkle"]
[ECO "B59"]
[WhiteElo "?"]
[BlackElo "2330"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.O-O O-O 9.Be3 a5 10.f3 a4 11.Nd2 a3 12.b3 Qa5 13.Na4 b5 14.Nb6 Rb8 15.Nxc8 Rfxc8 16.c4 Qc3 17.Kf2 d5 18.Rc1 Qxe3+ 19.Kxe3 Bc5+ 0-1

Apr-12-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Correspondence game"]
[Site "correspondence"]
[Date "1975.??.??"]
[EventDate "1975.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[White "David Sprenkle"]
[Black "Jonathan Kenny"]
[ECO "C02"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c3 Nc6 4. d4 d5 5. e5 Nge7 6. Na3 Nf5 7. Nc2 cxd4 8. cxd4 Be7 9. Bd3 O-O 10. g4 Nh4 11. Nxh4 Bxh4 12. g5 Bxg5 13. Qh5 h6 14. Rg1 Bxc1 15. Rxc1 Kh8 16. Ke2 Ne7 17. Rxg7 1-0

Apr-12-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Midwest Masters"]
[Site "Chicago"]
[Date "1984.??.??"]
[EventDate "1984.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[Result "1-0"]
[White "David Sprenkle"]
[Black "Billy Colias"]
[ECO "A28"]
[WhiteElo "2325"]
[BlackElo "2230"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d3 Bb4 5. Bd2 O-O 6. e3 Re8 7. Be2 Bxc3 8. Bxc3 d5 9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. O-O Bg4 11. Qc2 Rad8 12. Rfd1 Bh5 13. b4 e4 14. dxe4 Qxe4 15. Qb2 Nd5 16. b5 Nce7 17. Bxg7 Qg6 18. Be5 Nf5 19. Bg3 Qb6 20. Nh4 Nxg3 21. hxg3 Nxe3 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Bxh5 Nc4 24. Qb3 Qf6 25. Rd1 1-0

Apr-12-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Tournament"]
[Site "Chicago"]
[Date "1982.??.??"]
[EventDate "1982.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[Result "0-1"]
[White "Eugene Martinovsky"]
[Black "David Sprenkle"]
[ECO "B24"]
[WhiteElo "2270"]
[BlackElo "2330"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Nge2 d5 6. exd5 exd5 7. d4 Bg4 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. h3 Bh5 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bxf6 Qxf6 12. O-O O-O-O 13. Nxd5 Qxb2 14. Qd3 Bxe2 15. Qxe2 Rhe8 16. Qf3 Rd7 17. Rab1 Qxa2 18. Nc3 Qc4 19. Ne4 Bb6 20. Rfd1 Nd4 21. Nd6+ Rxd6 22. Qxb7+ Kd8 23. c3 Qxc3 24. Qxf7 Qc7 25. Qh5 Ne2+ 26. Kf1 Nxg3+ 0-1

Apr-12-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Johannesburg"]
[Site "Johannesburg"]
[Date "1982.??.??"]
[EventDate "1982.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[Result "0-1"]
[White "Albert A. Ponelis"]
[Black "David Sprenkle"]
[ECO "B62"]
[WhiteElo "?"]
[BlackElo "2330"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Bh4 Nxe4 10. Nxe4 Qxh4 11. f3 d5 12. g3 Qd8 13. Nf2 Qb6 14. Nb3 a5 15. a4 Bb4 16. Qe2 O-O 17. g4 Bd6 18. Nd3 Bd7 19. Kb1 Nb4 20. Nxb4 axb4 21. a5 Rxa5 22. Nxa5 Qxa5 23. Qe3 Ra8 24. Kc1 g5 25. Rd4 Bc5 26. Qe5 Bxd4 27. Qxd4 b3 28. Qc3 Qxc3 29. bxc3 Ra1+ 30. Kb2 bxc2 31. Kxc2 Bb5 0-1

Apr-12-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Illinois Open"]
[Site "Hillside, Illinois"]
[Date "1977.??.??"]
[EventDate "1977.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "0-1"]
[White "Allen Kornfeld"]
[Black "David Sprenkle"]
[ECO "B62"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.O-O-O h6 9.Bf4 Bd7 10.Nxc6 Bxc6 11.f3 Qb6 12.Bxd6 O-O-O 13.Qf4 Bxd6 14.Rxd6 Rxd6 15.Qxd6 Rd8 16.Qf4 Nh5 17.Nd5 Rxd5 0-1

Apr-13-18  ketchuplover: My fave move of all-time is 14...Rh1 Larsen v. Spassky 3/31/1970
Apr-13-18  ketchuplover: Correction. It's 21...Nef6 Ding v. Aronian 9/27/2017
Apr-14-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <ketchuplover> 21...Nef6 is indeed a remarkable move, but I like 14...Rh1 a lot more. If you like 21...Nef6, you might like 16...Nc6 in Averbakh vs Spassky, 1956, which Tim Krabbé considers the most fantastic move of all time.
Apr-15-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  WinKing: Hi FSR,

<<>Gashimov Memorial 2018<>>

3˝ days to go!

Countdown to Gashimov 2018:

https://www.timeanddate.com/countdo...

♘SHAMKIR♘Gashimov Memorial 2018♗SHAMKIR♗

http://shamkirchess.com/

This tournament will run from Apr. 19th thru Apr. 28th 2018. (9 Rounds)

Participants include: Carlsen, Mamedyarov, Karjakin, Ding Liren, Giri, Topalov, Radjabov, Wojtaszek, Navara & Mamedov

Average rating: 2767 (as of 4/10/18) - Category XXI

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<<>Gashimov Memorial 2018<>>

Schedule - http://shamkirchess.com/content/207

Round 1 is Thursday April 19th & it starts @ 15:00hrs(3pm) Shamkir, Azerbaijan time(7am chessgames time). All rounds begin @ 15:00 hrs. except for the 9th round which begins one hour earlier @ 14:00 hrs(2pm).

< 3 Prediction Contests: (Win virtual medals - Gold, Silver & Bronze) >

User: lostemperor (FINAL STANDINGS PREDICTIONS) - Predict the order the players will finish. Run & hosted by <lostemperor>. (3 categories to medal in)

User: Golden Executive - (The Game Prediction Contest) - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1. Run & hosted by <Golden Executive>. (3 categories to medal in) This year will be the 11th Anniversary for this contest! (from 2007 to 2018 - 11 years running)

User: OhioChessFan (Moves Prediction Contest) - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1 & the number of moves. (4 categories to medal in). This contest is run by <chessmoron> & hosted by <OhioChessFan>.

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Also, don't forget about <chessgames> ChessBookie game for this event. He can't wait to take some or all of your chessbucks. ;)

ChessBookie Game

Don't miss out on the fun for this Super Event!!!

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Apr-21-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "U.S. Masters Chess Championship"]
[Site "Greensboro, NC"]
[Date "2016.08.25"]
[EventDate "2016.08.23"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[White "Julian Proleiko"]
[Black "Atulya Shetty"]
[ECO "B67"]
[WhiteElo "2114"]
[BlackElo "2409"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.O-O-O Bd7 9.f4 b5 10.Bxf6 gxf6 11.g3 Qb6 12.Nxc6 Bxc6 13.Bg2 b4 14.Ne2 Rc8 15.Nd4 Be7 16.Kb1 Bd7 17.Qe2 O-O 18.f5 e5 19.Nf3 a5 20.Nd2 Bb5 21.Qg4+ Kh8 22.Bf1 Bc6 23.Bc4 Qc5 24.Qe2 a4 25.h4 a3 26.Qd3 axb2 27.g4 Ra8 28.g5 Ra3 29.Bb3 Qc3 30.gxf6 Bxf6 31.Qxd6 Bg7 32.h5 Rfa8 33.h6 Rxa2 34.hxg7+ Kg8 35.Bxa2 b3 36.Nxb3 Bxe4 37.Qd2 Qc6 38.Rhg1 Qc7 39.Kxb2 Bxf5 40.Qc3 Qa7 41.Qa5 Qb8 42.Qc5 Qb7 43.Qd6 Bg6 44.Qf6 Qc7 45.Rxg6 hxg6 46.Rh1 1-0

Apr-21-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "Nethanya it"]
[Site "Nethanya, Israel"]
[Date "1975.06.01"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Leon S Lederman"]
[Black "Shimon Kagan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[BlackElo "2420"]
[ECO "B35"]
[EventDate "1975.05.??"]
[WhiteElo "2390"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. O-O O-O 9. Bb3 d6 10. h3 Bd7 11. f4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Bc6 13. Qd3 Rad8 14. Rad1 e5 15. Be3 exf4 16. Bxf4 Nh5 17. Bc1 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qc5+ 19. Be3 Qe5 20. Bh6 Ng3 21. Bxf8 Qc5+ 22. Qd4 Ne2+ 23. Kh2 Nxd4 24. cxd4 Qb6 25. Be7 d5 26. Bxd8 Qxd8 27. e5 a5 28. a4 b5 29. axb5 Bxb5 30. Rf6 a4 31. Rd6 Qg5 32. Bxd5 h5 33. Rf6 Be8 34. c4 h4 35. c5 Qg3+ 36. Kh1 a3 37. e6 fxe6 38. Rxe6 Bf7 39. Re8+ Kg7 40. Re7 Kh6 41. Rxf7 1-0

Apr-23-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  zborris8: Hi <FSR> I found the puzzle. It was a mate in 9. Maybe Bill Brock remembers it?

White to mate in 9


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Apr-23-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <zborris8> Wow. That piece on c3 is a shoo-in for Rookie of the Year!
Apr-23-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  zborris8: <FSR: <zborris8> Wow. That piece on c3 is a shoo-in for Rookie of the Year!> LOL You can see why he might remember it! I was just wondering if maybe it came from a book, etc. Cheers!
Apr-30-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Submitted:

[Event "banter blitz"]
[Site "chess24.com"]
[Date "2018.04.27"]
[EventDate "2018.04.27"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[White "Jan Gustafsson"]
[Black "Andre Ventura Sousa"]
[ECO "D31"]
[WhiteElo "3123"]
[BlackElo "2822"]

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e3 Nf6 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 c6 7.Nf3 O-O 8.a4 b6 9.cxd5 cxd5 10.Ba3 Re8 11.Bb5 Ba6 12.Bxe8 Qe8 13.Nd2 e5 14.Bd6 Nbd7 15.a5 exd4 16.cxd4 Ne4 17.axb6 axb6 18.Bb4 Ndf6 19.Rxa6 Rxa6 20.O-O Qb5 21.Be7 Ra2 22.Nxe4 Nxe4 23.Qg4 Qxf1+ 24.Kxf1 Ra1+ 25.Ke2 Ra2+ 26.Ke1 Ra1+ 27.Ke2 Ra2+ 28.Ke1 Ra1+ 29.Ke2 1/2-1/2

May-07-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  centralfiles: If your still interested in this position< arising from the Bxf7+ move in the c3 sicillian> we discussed awhile back on this forum:


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User: kwid <Kurt widman-canadian correspondance champion im assuming you know of him> posted analysis on my forum showing win for white using different method than the one i was attempting. He appears to be correct.

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