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Member since Mar-14-17 · Last seen Nov-21-18
What a nice surprise you are reading this. Welcome! Im Sicco Reeskamp and member since 2005 ( although the system thinks otherwise) Although my chess rating has not been above the 1600 yet, I really can appreciate a good game. Many chess icons inspire me, e.g Capablanca, Lasker, Alekhine, Euwe, Fischer, Spassky, Karpov, Korchnoi and Kasparov. And this site has brought many other great players under my intention, e.g. Zuckertort, Gulko, Larsen or Short. My favourite chess teacher is by far Simon Williams, I love his dvds. By the way, Im Dutch. And live nearby Amsterdam. And as the biggest chance is that you are American, we have a connection, did you know? Being the founders of New York words as dollar ( daalder), boss (baas), yankee (Jan Kees) , the capitalistic financial system and the tolerance of religion stems from Amsterdam (read Shortos Amsterdam). So you might have guessed it already history is a passion of mine. And now back to the chess games, cheers!
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   OrangeTulip has kibitzed 179 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-20-18 Carlsen - Caruana World Championship Match (2018) (replies)
OrangeTulip: no game today?
   Nov-17-18 Koltanowski vs W Windom, 1960 (replies)
OrangeTulip: Playing the move f5 is like throwing a burning match in a gunpowder house
   Nov-16-18 A Dole vs Van Hai Nguyen, 2008 (replies)
OrangeTulip: Fortune favours the bold
   Nov-16-18 Aronian vs Karjakin, 2014 (replies)
OrangeTulip: Another great game in this great tournament
   Nov-13-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
OrangeTulip: Twelve games: ridiculous short. Has it been decided by the players themselves?
   Nov-12-18 Van Wely vs Degraeve, 2017 (replies)
OrangeTulip: Nice pun indeed! Degraeve is a family name from the very north of France, towards the Belgian border, region Duinkerke. Where they still speak Dutch (Belgian and Netherlands have been one, once). In dutch the ae sounds completely different.
   Nov-07-18 Boris Becker vs Kasparov, 2000
OrangeTulip: Game, set and match for mr Weinstein
   Nov-06-18 Tal vs Antoshin, 1972 (replies)
OrangeTulip: I would even dare to say, he was not the archetype of a standard player
   Nov-06-18 Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 (replies)
OrangeTulip: Quite astonishing, a game of Morphy without kibitzing?
   Nov-04-18 Dennis de Vreugt (replies)
OrangeTulip: Aha, thanks <moronovich>
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