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ThatsTriflin
Member since Aug-02-10 · Last seen Sep-21-12
I'm a non-country musician living in Nashville, TN. I haven't played a game of chess in years, but I do love the daily puzzles.

   ThatsTriflin has kibitzed 7 times to chessgames  
   Sep-10-12 A Shiplay vs E Shipley, 1977 (replies)
 
ThatsTriflin: I also harbor doubts about this game's authenticity.
 
   Dec-21-11 V Plotkin vs V Drkulec, 2009 (replies)
 
ThatsTriflin: Ugh, missed it. Didn't see the discovered check!
 
   Nov-18-11 B Kurz vs K Treybal, 1904 (replies)
 
ThatsTriflin: I prefer "Alas for Bohumir!" Love the discovered checkmate.
 
   Nov-16-11 Short vs Anand, 1993 (replies)
 
ThatsTriflin: Got it! 36 Qxf6 gxf6 (if ... Rxb7, 37 axb7 Qxb7 38 Qxf5+, and white is a piece ahead with black unable to defend his pawns from the rampaging queen) 37 Rxe7+ with 38 a7 to follow. The advanced pawn should be decisive.
 
   Apr-06-11 J Heftye vs Mieses, 1902 (replies)
 
ThatsTriflin: Heftye, Heftye, sick sac!
 
   Sep-05-10 Keene vs H Ardiansyah, 1979 (replies)
 
ThatsTriflin: Not sure whether I agree or disagree on the pun issue, but it is a little weird to defend it on ideological grounds, ie the sanctity of a good joke. Doesn't that only lend weight to the arguments against said pun? In the pun's defense, it isn't only a reference to the faith of ...
 
   Aug-09-10 V Palermo vs H Rossetto, 1965 (replies)
 
ThatsTriflin: Got it, but it took many minutes. OTB, I really think I would have had it in a matter of seconds, but I was misled by my own high expectations. Kudos to cg.com for giving us a different kind of Monday puzzle.
 
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