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LivBlockade
Member since Nov-26-05 · Last seen May-23-17
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   LivBlockade has kibitzed 318 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Apr-25-17 Radjabov vs Harikrishna, 2017 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: Hmmm... I thought the above was a good puzzle, but I suppose few people will click on this game. Short draws between players near the bottom of the standings don't get much attention.
 
   Apr-05-17 Jennifer R Yu vs A Sharevich, 2017
 
LivBlockade: Black to move and win - 17 ... ? [DIAGRAM] Position after 17. Kb1 The engines give 17... Rxb2+, with one variation being 17... Rxb2+; 18. Kxb2 Qa3+; 19. Kb1 Ba6; 20. Bf1 Qxc3; 21. Rc1 Qxd2; 22. Qd1 Rb8+. In some other variations, Black is able to play ...Ba3 or ...Rf2 with ...
 
   Mar-28-17 Karpov vs Adorjan, 1989 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: Yes, I voted for his version in the Pun Voting Booth just two days ago. I wonder how/why it was changed.
 
   Mar-20-17 Falkbeer vs NN, 1847 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: We had "Beer Chaser" a few years ago: Anderssen vs Falkbeer, 1851
 
   Oct-28-16 J Duda vs I Beradze, 2014 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: I submitted the same pun for J Tomczak vs J Duda, 2016 , a nice attack against a king trapped in the center.
 
   Aug-30-16 D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: Olympiad week continues with a tribute to Gene Wilder.
 
   Apr-26-16 N Skalkotas vs S Soylu, 1985 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: <jtate: whats the finish?> 27. Ke2 Rxf2+ (double check) followed by: a) 28. Kd3 c4 mate, or b) 28. Kxf2 Rh2+; 29. Kf1 Qg2 mate
 
   Mar-23-16 J Sunye Neto vs O Cvitan, 1986 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: I recently submitted the same pun for the game Spassky vs J Sunye Neto, 1986
 
   Jan-18-16 I Rogers vs Hebden, 1988 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: <al wazir> After 45...Qg6; 46. Qe5+ Kg8: [DIAGRAM] 47. Rd7 looks strong. Play might continue 47...Kh7; 48. Rd8 Bg8; 49. Rd6 Qf7; 50. Bg5 and Black can't hold on much longer. [DIAGRAM]
 
   Dec-30-15 Carlsen vs Yu Yangyi, 2015 (replies)
 
LivBlockade: At a minumum, even at this time control, I'm sure he saw a couple of basic tactics such as: 1) 33...Qd7 pinning the rook [DIAGRAM] White wins with Rxg6+ and Qxd7 2) After the game continuation 33...fxe6; 34. Qxe6 Qe8 is the only reasonable try to protect the g6 pawn. Then ...
 
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