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Member since Jun-11-03 · Last seen Dec-11-17
Born in '76. I moved a lot with my family, as my dad was in the Air Force until '89. Now, I work and have lived in Aurora, Colorado since '89. I have been playing chess since I was 7(almost 42 now). Still fascinated with the game. Haven't played an OTB tournament in quite some time(I think dinosaurs were still alive then). No Elo rating to speak of, as I play recreationally, either with family, at the local club or on-line at If you would like to play a game, my user name on is the same as it is here.
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   JSYantiss has kibitzed 196 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-30-17 A Goganov vs Jobava, 2016
JSYantiss: Walter Glatke, 32. Qxg6 is not possible for White, as you have it written.
   Sep-25-17 Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2017 (replies)
JSYantiss: Game 4 is set to be a classical time-control game.
   Apr-06-17 W So vs Onischuk, 2017 (replies)
JSYantiss: Is it just me, or is a White knight hanging after 14. Qe2....?
   Jan-03-17 T Mauwa vs R Cecchetti, 1996 (replies)
JSYantiss: Glad I'm not the only one who's scratching their head at White on move 26....
   Dec-14-16 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
JSYantiss: Hint #1 is up...
   Dec-07-16 J M Hodgson vs Seirawan, 1986 (replies)
JSYantiss: Thank you, <Sally Simpson>. Guess I need more practice if I missed that one.
   Nov-30-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
JSYantiss: Are tie-breaks not sudden death?
   Nov-30-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
JSYantiss: Why would that be a botch, <keypusher>?
   Nov-23-16 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
JSYantiss: Draw confirmed.
   Nov-21-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
JSYantiss: Thanks, <OhioChessFan>....I totally missed that the Black Queen was guarding f8.
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