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Member since Sep-12-10 · Last seen Dec-13-17
USCF rating: 1950 Full Member

   JCigan has kibitzed 54 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Oct-13-17 B Rositsan vs V Laznicka, 2017
JCigan: Lol, frankly a bit silly to make Lanzicka play it out that long but at least White had a fighting spirit
   Sep-25-17 Tarjan vs Kramnik, 2017 (replies)
JCigan: This result should be inspirational to anyone who feels they can't accomplish anything in chess after they are past the traditional "prime" age for a player. Kramnik has had many highlights in his career and it's a good chance to appreciate the significance of the win for Jim. Even ...
   Jul-24-17 Anthony B He vs Matt B Zavortink, 2017
JCigan: Nb4 does win but both players were down to seconds by then. (As a member of the Portland Rain, I was watching live)
   Jun-20-17 Potkin vs S Melia, 2014 (replies)
JCigan: This was 1-0? Really? Hard to imagine that Black would have flagged or resigned in a trivially drawn pawn ending.
   Jan-01-17 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
JCigan: There was no repetition as far as I can see
   Jul-21-15 Eljanov vs Navara, 2015 (replies)
JCigan: I assume he meant 46. Nxf4, and although that looks pretty bleak for White it's pretty surprising that Eljanov would play Re4 instead lol
   Jun-29-15 Yifan Hou vs Kramnik, 2015 (replies)
JCigan: <luzhin> False, 13. Nc4 Qd3 and White is just fighting for equality. No pawn.
   Feb-02-14 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 (replies)
JCigan: Unusual to see a Berlin from Caruana... he's usually all about sharper Lopez lines, like the Open Spanish, Archangel, or Zaitsev
   Feb-01-14 Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
JCigan: The salient point is that White was winning by force lol
   Jan-11-14 Vugar Gashimov (replies)
JCigan: R.I.P. Vugar :( Gone too soon but won't be forgotten
   Oct-17-13 Bacrot vs A Giri, 2013 (replies)
   Sep-13-13 Aronian vs Nakamura, 2013 (replies)
   Aug-27-13 Harikrishna vs Aronian, 2001
   Aug-12-13 G Bwalya vs Kramnik, 2013 (replies)
   Aug-08-13 Mamedyarov vs I Kurnosov, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-15-13 Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2013 (replies)
   Apr-10-13 V Bhat vs Y Shulman, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-23-13 Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2013 (replies)
   Mar-20-13 Svidler vs Gelfand, 2013 (replies)
   Jan-20-13 Anand vs I Sokolov, 2013 (replies)
   Jan-01-13 L E Johannessen vs Nakamura, 2002 (replies)
   Nov-26-12 Sarai Carolina Sanchez Castillo
   May-30-12 Anand vs Gelfand, 2012 (replies)
   May-30-12 Gelfand vs Anand, 2012 (replies)
   May-28-12 Anand vs Gelfand, 2012 (replies)
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