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Member since Jul-01-10 · Last seen Apr-21-19
So, I'm a 70 year old amateur living in Germany. I used to play in week-end tournaments in England, where we used to live. I play some e-mail chess and have just started playing over the net. my dad taught me the game when I was around eight years old. i still love it!!
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   JAMESROOK has kibitzed 149 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Apr-01-19 Carlsen vs Anand, 2019 (replies)
JAMESROOK: Stonehenge interesting.
   Nov-23-18 Carlsen - Caruana World Championship Match (2018) (replies)
JAMESROOK: I find this system of choosing a World Champion with such a short game length unfortunate to say the least. I'm probably too old and fixed in my ways - I want a longer match and no tie-breaks.
   Nov-16-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
JAMESROOK: Hi Goldenbear, true! thanks for the info.
   Nov-15-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
JAMESROOK: Muzio Fan, Thanks for taking the trouble to explain. I at least have a better idea.
   Nov-09-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
JAMESROOK: Wouldn't like to be on the White side here if it were one of my games.....but I'm no Caruana. A good start to the match.
   Sep-28-18 Nimzowitsch vs Ed. Lasker, 1910 (replies)
JAMESROOK: was among the first of my chess books: CHESS FOR FUN AND CHESS FOR BLOOD. Edward lasker gave his game against Emanuel lasker - a Ruy Lopez. Ed Lasker was black. it lasted for almost 13 hours and I think a 100 moves. It was a draw but Ed Lasker almost won this game. Great ...
   Jul-27-18 Biel (2018) (replies)
JAMESROOK: Ulhumbrus.......thank you.
   Jul-22-18 V Kovalev vs Kramnik, 2018
JAMESROOK: Just come back from watching this game! Feel as if I'd been playing.
   Jul-22-18 Dortmund Sparkassen (2018) (replies)
JAMESROOK: Stst.......He plays for Germany but you are right ....comes from Romania ....could be Romanian Geman...don't know. Can be complicated.
   Jul-21-18 J K Duda vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2018 (replies)
JAMESROOK: Hi Dionysius1 My "hero" Kramnik lost last night😕 He's playing Giri today.....they tell me he must win to now stand a chance of winning. Thanks for good wishes......Jamesrook
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