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JCigan
Member since Sep-12-10 · Last seen Jun-22-18
USCF rating: 1950

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   JCigan has kibitzed 59 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Jun-16-18 M Vachier-Lagrave vs Grischuk, 2017
 
JCigan: It is just a dead lost position I assume he resigned
 
   May-08-18 R Faizrakhmanov vs S Khanin, 2018
 
JCigan: *at times
 
   Feb-13-18 D Gedult vs B Houzet, 1980 (replies)
 
JCigan: This is not only not an impressive game, it's simply not good. How many players of, say, 2000 elo strength or so would fail to win as black at move 20, especially when 24 ...Rxd6+ was available?
 
   Dec-29-17 D Bekker-Jensen vs E Forsa, 2014 (replies)
 
JCigan: This is one of the least impressive GOTDs I've ever seen.
 
   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)
   Feb-02-14 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 (replies)
   Feb-01-14 Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
   Jan-11-14 Vugar Gashimov (replies)
   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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