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Member since Mar-02-12 · Last seen May-30-17
My name is Jim, I live in northern California.
My rating is normally in the 1900-2000 range.

   JimNorCal has kibitzed 846 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-30-17 Vienna (1898)
JimNorCal: <Jul-01-16 dernier loup de T>: ... hey, Mister Crouch, can you hear me? Sadly, no. No. He cannot.
   May-28-17 Richard Reti
JimNorCal: Yes, Rookfile's comments are on target.
   May-28-17 Marshall vs Alekhine, 1910
JimNorCal: Thanks, bg. I guess this was during the Lasker/Tarrasch WC match.
   May-27-17 Chinese Chess League (2017) (replies)
JimNorCal: I'm shocked, shocked I tell you to learn that the usual suspects will "play it again, Sam" at the Casablanca Memorial. (Yes, I know "play it again" was not actually part of the movie dialog).
   May-26-17 E Eliskases vs A Lopez Arce, 1939
JimNorCal: Does white win the B vs N endgame if 42. ... RxR, I was startled when black avoided the exchange
   May-26-17 Pan Pacific International (1995)
JimNorCal: From the intro: "Carolyn Withitt served as tournament director" I believe her last name was Withgitt. The 1991 version of this tournament include Mikhail Tal and Susan Polgar. Torre won but was not invited back for the '95 tournament. I overheard a couple of Mechanics Institute ...
   May-26-17 Rock
JimNorCal: Brisk play by the Austrian Morphy
   May-25-17 London (1899) (replies)
JimNorCal: In the Tournament Standings section why are Pillsbury, Showalter and Blackburne missing their first names?
   May-23-17 Prague (1908)
JimNorCal: Love your wit, PB! Also, your erudition. And your love of chess, your handle, your icon ... hmmm, come to think of it, you're a pretty likable guy!
   May-23-17 Smbat Gariginovich Lputian (replies)
JimNorCal: I'd like to know how to correctly pronounce Mr L's name also.
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