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SimonWebbsTiger
Member since Apr-20-09 · Last seen Nov-22-14
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   SimonWebbsTiger has kibitzed 2363 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-21-14 Samuel Sevian
 
SimonWebbsTiger: Sam is playing in a tourney running next to the Aronian-Naka match right now. All he needs are the Elo points to break 2500 to become America's youngest ever GM.
 
   Nov-21-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: One problem with double rook endgames is they tend to simplify to R endgames quickly. There is, though, a book which devotes 39 examples to double rook endgames: "Practical Endgame Play - beyond the basics" by Glenn Flear, published by Everyman Chess, 2007. (An excellent ...
 
   Nov-21-14 Carlsen-Anand World Championship (2014) (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: @<Eggman> her name is Nora Torp Bjornstad.
 
   Nov-20-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: Averbakh vs Keres, 1950 Played in the last round of the Soviet Ch, Keres needing a win. It's game 50 in "the Middle Years of Paul Keres." His note on the opening is interesting. Unpleasant that it was a 4 Knights; a chance to mix it, but no cause for dubious opening ...
 
   Nov-19-14 Nimzo-Indian (E20) (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: @<freeman8201> You are probably thinking of "Winning Chess Middlegames" by Ivan Sokolov, published by New in Chess, 2008.
 
   Nov-18-14 Karjakin vs Caruana, 2013 (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: @<perfidious> and <gypsy> I tried winning R+N v. R quite recently, also rejecting a Draw offer along the way. Why? The clock situation. Rapid play finish with no increment. I offered a Draw when my opponent showed enough skill and had 20s left. Didn't want to ...
 
   Nov-18-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: @<chesssalamandar> re. q.3 Yes, positions with 7 and less pieces (counting the Kings) have been solved by tablebase.
 
   Nov-18-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: @<ajile> White doesn't get anything by trying to saddle Black with an IQP. For edification, here's a list of games. Games Like Huebner vs Karpov, 1983
 
   Aug-04-14 N Starr vs Luzia Pires, 2014 (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: Whoops! Black is 11 years old, White a WIM....
 
   Aug-03-14 Chess Olympiad (2014) (replies)
 
SimonWebbsTiger: The Russians were in Tromso days before the event. Read in that what you will re. Naka missing flights!
 
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