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Kangaroo
Member since Mar-26-05 · Last seen Oct-15-19
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   Kangaroo has kibitzed 1017 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-02-19 I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: <13. Ne7+ Nxe7 14. Bxf7#> is an alternative solution after 12th move of Black
 
   Aug-06-19 Spielmann vs E Eliskases, 1932 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: Nice shot, but <37. Bxh3> would have exactly the same effect.
 
   Jun-12-19 Younes Foughali vs C Woojin Yoo, 2016 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: 21 ... Qxe5 was missing!
 
   Feb-03-19 A Ramirez Alvarez vs Le Quang Liem, 2019
 
Kangaroo: <<fispok>: After 23...Qxe5, 24.Bxc6 would have picked up the exchange, and 24.Bf4 would have been a much better defense than e3.> Consider <23... Qxe5 24. Bxc6 Bxb3> followed by <25... Qxc5+> and <26 ... Qxc6>.
 
   Nov-23-18 Spielmann vs Reti, 1913 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: Another mighty pin Reti vs Spielmann, 1928
 
   Aug-20-17 Kasparov vs Navara, 2017 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: The idea demonstrated by Kasparov in the opening reminded me a similar one from the game < Bronstein vs Beliavsky, 1975 >. The difference in variations - and to my sorrow - the opposite result.
 
   Aug-14-17 Kasparov vs Karjakin, 2017 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: <<triangulation>: What happens if white plays 11 Nh4. Isn't the black queen trapped?> Consider 11 ... Nxd4!
 
   Jul-19-16 R W Schutt vs P Hickey, 1966 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: There is no <24 ... Kb8> due to the presence of the white bishop on f4! So this is 24. Ra1 #!
 
   Feb-26-16 E Can vs Svidler, 2015 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: <Ulhumbrus: <26 ef removes Black's bishop pair but contracts an isolated d pawn. An alternative is 26 f4.>> Regrettably for White, after <26. f4 h5> White will need to play either <27. Nxf6+> or the same <27. ef6> because of the loss of exchange due to
 
   Jan-02-16 Romanishin vs S Williams, 2015 (replies)
 
Kangaroo: It turns out that <6.c3> is much stronger than a more traditional <6. c4> (!) - White preserves a possibility to press on the weak pawn e6 via <7. Qd1-b3>. I also felt that <8. a4> should be met with <8 ... a5>, but this is a post mortem conclusion.
 
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