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HolyAvatar
Member since Apr-17-10 · Last seen May-09-16
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   HolyAvatar has kibitzed 26 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-14-16 Kramnik vs Nakamura, 2016 (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: Why doesn't white take on g7 turn 25?
 
   Jan-30-16 Tradewise Gibraltar (2016) (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: When you compare those achievements with physiological attributes like the ability to carry children and give birth, you become biased hinting that is natural. You may think that a region being dominant in a type of sport is evidently due to nature but that is not obvious. When ...
 
   Dec-27-15 Qatar Masters (2015) (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: I hope Shak-MC game will be as explosive as I hope it to be.
 
   Nov-21-15 European Team Championship (2015) (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: Thank you Sally Simpson.
 
   Sep-25-15 World Cup (2015) (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: Let's not start a philosophy debate between art and technique (or craftsmanship). A much better comparison would be with sports like football or, even closer, Golf. And even then, you may want to differenciate skill (of the mind or the the body) and athleticism.
 
   Sep-23-15 Eljanov vs Nakamura, 2015 (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: <kevinatcausa: Holyavatar: If two moves are both completely winning, how is either of them inferior?> One of them may give an objectively better position and in more obvious cases, one of them wins faster. Even if two positions are winning, one can be very easy -like 2 move
 
   Mar-17-12 H MacGrillen vs C Silva Sanchez, 1974 (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: I really don't see any mate or big material advantage coming for white. Can someone help me?
 
   Jan-31-12 Adams vs D Howell, 2012 (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: 110. ...Bb3?? What a blunder. I was worth the wait I guess.
 
   Jun-07-11 F X Lambert vs H Howe, 1875 (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: I actually like the pun. It is sarcasm,François Xavier's (FX) attack was not very SOUND but special effects (repeated weak moves by black in the end)led him to a win.
 
   Jun-02-11 A Timofeev vs Svidler, 2008 (replies)
 
HolyAvatar: <CHESSTTCAMPS> after 23.Rxe4 Rg8 mate in two 24.Qh4 Kg7 25.Rg4# The only way to avoid mate after Rxe4 is to sacrifice the queen. <sevenseaman> Ng6 seems winning in all the variations I calculated. 1.Ng6+ hxg6 2.Rh3+ Nh7 3.fxg6 Ndf8 4.Rxh7 Nxh7 5.Qh4 and mate next ...
 
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