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   MelvinDoucet has kibitzed 52 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-12-18 Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 (replies)
MelvinDoucet: <A COMPUTER[-] ANNOTATED SCORE OF THIS GAME IS AVAILABLE.> Well, that is useful.
   Nov-09-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
MelvinDoucet: <Uncommon opening.> Pretty sure that's a Sicilian Rossolimo.
   Oct-29-18 Flohr vs Menchik, 1936 (replies)
MelvinDoucet: <@goser> 48. <♔c7>, as 48. ♔b7 is a draw after 48... ♔f7. 48. ♔c7 ♔f7 49. ♔d7! (49. ♔xc6? ♔g6 1/2-1/2) ♔f6 50. ♔d8 or 48... ♔f8 49. ♔d8 ♔f7 50. ♔d7 transposing. (Draw if ...
   Jun-28-18 Maroczy vs Von Bardeleben, 1900 (replies)
MelvinDoucet: <11. ♕x♘ 0-0 Or 11...♕d7 12. ♗c2 d5> --> d4
   Jun-07-18 Ziji Zhang vs Yu Ruiyuan, 2015 (replies)
MelvinDoucet: I suppose 14... ♗b8 was because Black feared that 14... ♗c7 might run into 15. ♘b5 but on 14... ♗c7 15. ♘b5 <♘e5> gives Black a good game so the retreat to the back rank seemed unjustified. Perhaps the GM had an idea in mind but I can't
   Dec-10-17 AlphaZero - Stockfish (2017) (replies)
MelvinDoucet: <notnot>: How does one play the Spanish as black?
   Nov-21-17 Ju Wenjun (replies)
MelvinDoucet: You really had to make this photo of her in hijab her profile picture? She's not a Muslim, you know.
   Nov-17-17 Radjabov vs A Riazantsev, 2017
MelvinDoucet: Radjabov should retire already. This is a disgrace.
   Sep-26-17 Chandler vs C McNab, 1988
MelvinDoucet: The position at move 14 is featured in Soltis's <How to become a chess master>. 14 ♖a3 is a mighty good move. It's amazing that even Stockfish 8 up to depth 25 can't find it. 14.. ♘h5 is a good defense, though. [DIAGRAM]
   Sep-22-17 W So vs Ding Liren, 2017
MelvinDoucet: Move 68. Any GM worthy of their title knows that ♗+♙ vs ♖ is a draw. Only way for Black to lose is to blunder the bishop, basically.
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