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Fool on the Hill
Member since Jan-16-03 · Last seen Feb-16-04
Grew up in N.Y. when Fischer was kid, coming up. Learned Chess at 9 yrs. old from my father. Played in a rated tourney last in 1975. Live in the boondocks now, had to live on Postal Chess until the net was up and running. Most of my games are on <itsyourturn> or recently on <gameknot>

   Fool on the Hill has kibitzed 28 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-22-03 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
Fool on the Hill: <lost> Don't cast stones at <Ughaibu> it was me who said Lasker was not one of the immortals. Morphy, Capa, Fischer, and now Kasparov, because they changed the game, and forced everyone else to change with them. To use a poor analogy; Lasker is like Teller in ...
 
   Feb-12-03 Deep Junior vs Kasparov, 2003 (replies)
 
Fool on the Hill: <Lemur> I thought games were algorithms, but you're right; this is not an AI site. This thread, and one running thru Kibitzer's Cafe started with the disappointment in Kasporaovs last 3 games with Deep Jr. He seems to be playing for a Draw, rather than attempting to ...
 
   Feb-03-03 Deep Junior vs Kasparov, 2003 (replies)
 
Fool on the Hill: <AirForceOne> I'm with you here, f4, g3, & h4 are all vulnerable, from my perspective, after move 16.
 
   Jan-19-03 D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956 (replies)
 
Fool on the Hill: I was 9 yrs. old when this game was played, living in N.Y.C., learning chess from my father. The N.Y. Times published this game. My father was so excited, taking me thru the game over and over. Move 5...d5, out comes Byrne's Q, and white's position is already compromised.
 
   Jan-16-03 Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1575 (replies)
 
Fool on the Hill: In the meantime it seems everyone is missing this game, which is a short gem. Here is an example of why 400+ yrs. later we still look at Ruy's games and play his openings.
 
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