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Member since Mar-20-07 · Last seen Mar-26-15
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   Olavi has kibitzed 595 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-25-15 Lasker - Capablanca World Championship Match (1921) (replies)
Olavi: The history of the 3-fold rule is quite unclear.
   Mar-23-15 Fischer vs Korchnoi, 1962 (replies)
Olavi: <Victor makes the comment about Fischer, "we had an equal score but I always felt Fischer was better."> A remarkable comment, considering that in their eight serious games he clearly had the upper hand (losing one game in Curacao by blundering in a winning position, letting ...
   Mar-16-15 Topalov vs Kasparov, 1998
Olavi: Tournament director Rentero fined Kasparov approx. 3500 dollars for his draw offer.
   Mar-15-15 Gelfand vs Karpov, 1995 (replies)
Olavi: <carpovius> This is the classic example: Pachman vs Fischer, 1959
   Mar-10-15 Petrosian - Hübner Candidates Quarterfinal (1971) (replies)
Olavi: Yes, I was mistaken.
   Feb-26-15 FIDE Grand Prix Tbilisi (2015) (replies)
Olavi: <diceman: <AylerKupp: <keypusher> I protest! When did Lasker play an ugly move, deliberately or otherwise?> I would suggest the move that is responsible for the bishop getting buried on b1. True, it's not clear which move it is: Lasker vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1925
   Feb-24-15 Kinghunt chessforum (replies)
   Feb-20-15 Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2015 (replies)
Olavi: <keypusher> I've always thought Keres did that on purpose, as a farewell joke.
   Feb-20-15 Tal - Botvinnik World Championship Match (1960)
Olavi: Nor would the flags.
   Feb-18-15 Viktor Korchnoi (replies)
Olavi: Good catch Sally, such things can easily cause false memories. There's no tournament or match that they played together, but of course there may have been exhibition games that do not always find their way into the databases. For example, of the two Sosonko-Euwe 1975 match games only ...
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