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MoonlitKnight
Member since Mar-17-03 · Last seen May-28-17
♔ I am Haakon Strand (actually Håkon) , 32 years old, from Norway

♔ Data Scientist by profession

♔ My FIDE rating is 2177

♔ MoonlitKnight, as in the Genesis song "Dancing with the Moonlit Knight"

♔ Friend and clubmate of Magnus Carlsen

♔ Highlight of my career: Carlsen vs H Strand, 2008

>> Click here to see MoonlitKnight's game collections.

   MoonlitKnight has kibitzed 1935 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-24-15 Carlsen vs Li Chao, 2015 (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: I've followed Magnus's games for 13 years and this is one of the most impressive games I've seen from him. In my eyes anyway.
 
   Oct-21-15 Emory Tate (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: I'm sad to hear that Emory passed away at such a young age. I recently played a lot of blitz games against him on ICC. His play seemed to have deteriorated a lot in the last few years, maybe due to health issues, I don't know. The games were always interesting, though. He ...
 
   Apr-28-15 Harold Dondis (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: And he just won a tournament! https://chessdailynews.com/92-year-...
 
   Jan-14-15 Carlsen vs H Strand, 2008 (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: <whiteshark> I'm still alive. Thanks for putting my game in your collection! :-)
 
   Jan-14-15 Vassily Ivanchuk (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: Ivanchuk in his prime (and even today) could destroy anyone in a single game or even a tournament. But when it comes to consistency, Carlsen is superior by a wide margin.
 
   Jul-16-13 FIDE Grand Prix Beijing (2013) (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: Yet neither Grischuk nor Caruana has managed to do so in 6 attempts. :-) In fact, I can't recall Grischuk ever winning a super tournament outright. Caruana has won a fair share of them though. A win in Paris would bring him past 2800 and cement his status as the next big ...
 
   Jul-13-13 Kasparov vs Short, 1987 (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: I'm reminded of Kasparov's famous remark when it became clear that he would face Short in the 1993 world championship match: "It will be Short and it will be short."
 
   Jul-03-13 Emre Can (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: Emre Can is also the name of a German-Turkish footballer who already played for Bayern Munich's first team at the age of 19.
 
   Jun-28-13 Borki Predojevic (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: Currently the highest rated Bosnian player. He plays a rapid match against Carlsen with two rounds today and another two tomorrow.
 
   Jun-26-13 P Tregubov vs Ponomariov, 2008 (replies)
 
MoonlitKnight: Among the top players, Ponomariov probably has the latest resignations, although another contender is Morozevich.
 
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