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Geronimo
Member since May-19-04 · Last seen Apr-08-17
No rating, but my work took me away from OTB for several years, and I'm trying to get back to my earlier strength now. I open 1.d4 a lot, but have been working on main 1.e4 lines lately. I really enjoy playing the French against 1.e4. It's been hard to find chess players in my line of work Loves: Blackburne, Capablanca, Tal, Ivanchuk, etc. but nobody is "favorite".
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   Geronimo has kibitzed 816 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Apr-08-17 G Kuzmin vs Groszpeter, 1990 (replies)
 
Geronimo: Such brilliance! Instinct (not calculation... I wouldn't go that far) suggested moves through 21...Qe6. That's where I stopped, finding no way to regain the exchange. But without finding the best continuation it would be hard to start this on instinct alone. Nice Saturday puzzle ...
 
   Mar-31-17 Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 (replies)
 
Geronimo: I was able to see to 31...h5, convinced it was sound but couldn't find the continuation, so no point for me today. What a nice puzzle and brilliant finishing tactic - there's a whole lot going on in here, and deeper minds than mine will probably crow "too easy for a Friday". ...
 
   Mar-22-17 R Polaczek vs A Antoniou, 2007 (replies)
 
Geronimo: Beautiful puzzle. Looked at the text move and f5, and am heartened to know both are winning. Thanks cg.com, this is a perfectly instructive puzzle.
 
   Mar-20-17 D B C Prasad vs V Samolins, 2017 (replies)
 
Geronimo: 24.Re8 is the really brutal move. Sad thing is, after 14.Na5 black probably chuckled "got this" to himself.
 
   Mar-08-17 I Cheparinov vs Pelletier, 2007 (replies)
 
Geronimo: Oh, that's a pretty move: 30.Rd6 is just beautiful.
 
   Mar-01-17 A Korotylev vs Mamedyarov, 2007 (replies)
 
Geronimo: Nice comparison <notyetagm>, helpful as always. I went back and realised that I solved te puzzle WITHOUT HAVING REALISED THERE ARE THREE QUEENS on the board, so it may be that I'm still a bit jet-lagged after all. :-)
 
   Feb-02-17 P Danenhower vs Spassky, 1971 (replies)
 
Geronimo: A lovely, fun puzzle. I think I'll give myself a half point for getting as far as 29. Kf1, after which I got lost in the erroneous 29...Bh3, thinking there just had to be a mate in there somewhere. The text move demonstrates the brilliant calculating power. Thanks chessgames for ...
 
   Jan-05-17 Vassily Ivanchuk (replies)
 
Geronimo: Good man.
 
   Jan-05-17 chancho chessforum (replies)
 
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   Dec-24-16 Domdaniel chessforum (replies)
 
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Aug-31-08  ravel5184: <Geronimo> What's up with your forum? Only 6 kibitzes? (well 7 now).
Sep-01-08
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  Geronimo: Well I'm not the strongest player here, <ravel5184> and I post sort of sporatically. If I'm known on this site its for patzery posts and the occasional bon mot, but I love chess! It keeps me (relatively) sane. You are welcome to my forum any time.
Sep-06-08
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  whiteshark: Where is the tooth gap of <Alfred E. Newman> coming from?
Sep-12-08
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  Geronimo: Who's Alfred E. Newman? I thought that was Ponomariov!!!
Sep-12-08  Open Defence: you were close.. its Silvio Danailov
Sep-14-08
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  whiteshark: Whosoever. It the tooth gap real?
Sep-19-08
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  Geronimo: Geronimo: There are competing theories about the toothgap, <whiteshark>. Some say that I lost it when attempting to remove a billiard ball from my mouth without using my tongue. Others claim that the tooth was removed in a lower Slobovian initiation ritual (all male children at age 25 undergo ritual orthodonture). Still others claim that it is in fact no toothgap so much as the positive absence of tooth when viewed as a the dialectical negation of toothliness. I personally believe it is simply a piece of kielbasa left over from lunch. Aftwer awll, wat is the twooth anyway. What... me worry?
Sep-19-08  deerslayer888: Geronimo..

You are probably descended from the legendary yet mysterious cult of the look at mes...

they were a proud arrogant people.. Upon discovering that polished shell could reflect fairly well , their wondrous stature and glory... they decided that they must see themselves forever!!!!!!

they fashioned a special bone handle which was extremely thin that protruded from their mouth through the tooth gap especially suited for the purpose. this handle held a mirror aboutr 6 to 10 inches away from the great arrogant ones.. they would just stare at themeselves all day... Eventually all descendants were born with this gap.

Just thought you might be interested...

Sep-19-08  deerslayer888: whiteshark!! are you ok...

Did you know that I wanted to call my son Hark.. Iwould say .."hark get me the shovel... Hark get me the hoe"..

but it ddidn't work that way.

I kept saying "Hark!hark...get me the shovel... or Hark Hark... getme the home...

People thought I was a goose....

Sep-20-08
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  whiteshark: <Geronimo> Thanks for the complete solution!

But isn't there always a hidden secret behind every lucid explanation waiting for it's revealment?

And I thought it was a calcium deficiency in your early childhood diet. :D

Sep-20-08
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  whiteshark: <888> You could do worse... and always have! :D
Mar-08-09
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  whiteshark: <Geronimo> I didn't know that. --> http://escapetheokiezone.com/upload...

Any elucidations from your side?
:D

Mar-09-09
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  Geronimo: <whiteshark>. Oh my. Not good, must consider changing icon. Couldn't be. Heavens, no. Oh dear.

What... me worry?

Mar-20-09
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  whiteshark: update: http://www.fcfilesever.com/Bilder/p...
May-30-09
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  ChessBookForum: <Geronimo> Here are two examples from the de la Villa book:

hms123 chessforum and

hms123 chessforum

The book is not an encyclopedia. It explains things, has you work through certain positions, gives you principles, and is perfect for someone at your level. Once you work through it (which won't take that long relatively speaking) you will be ready to tackle any of the advanced books.

Our experience with endgame books (and we have a lot of them) is that they are dry and hard to digest in anything but small pieces. The de la Villa book is a real change of pace from anything else we've seen. Feel free to stop by anytime and ask more questions.

May-30-09
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  ChessBookForum: <Geronimo> Thanks for the kind words about the forum. if you ever run across a book that you really like (in whatever language), just post a brief review at the <ChessBookForum> along with a little bit of information about it. All books and instructional material are fair game--from beginners to advanced.

Relevant discussion is always welcome.

Oct-31-09  timhortons: its good your based in a big city now, at least with internet connection.

your work is really a sacrifice, ask anybody around if they can lived a life with out internet connection.

Oct-31-09
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  Travis Bickle: Hey Geronimo how ya doin man? Ya look good!
Dec-30-09
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  whiteshark: p.S. proof of metamorphosis http://l0rdshrek.info/bilderhoster/...
Mar-24-13  Tal7777777: Alfred E. Neuman for president.....
Mar-24-13
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  Travis Bickle: I 2nd The Nomination!!
Dec-25-14
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  wordfunph: <Geronimo> Merry Christmas!
Feb-07-15
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  Geronimo: Thanks <wordfunph>!
Feb-07-15
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  Travis Bickle: <Geronimo> Hey Boss you might want to check out Victor Korchnoi's games playing the French with the black pieces...
May-21-16
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  Geronimo: Thanks T. Bickle! He is one of my main men for inspiration. "Korchnoi the Ageless", truly an immortal in chess.
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