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TheChessGuy
Member since Nov-25-08 · Last seen Sep-16-12
"I know better than your FIDE what is a drawn position and what isn't!" -Robert James Fischer, 11th World Champion of chess

   TheChessGuy has kibitzed 251 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-22-11 David Przepiorka (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: Rest in peace, Dawid Przepiórka. We are honored to have had you.
 
   Dec-09-11 Kasparov vs Gavrikov, 1981 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: For once I reached the same conclusion as Gazza. Very neat game from his first win of the Soviet championship in Frunze, Kyrgyz SSR during 1981.
 
   Dec-08-11 Alekhine vs R L Bornholz, 1929 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: Moral of the story: when playing Alekhin between about 1925 and 1932 don't accept material!
 
   Dec-06-11 Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: Botvinnik was renowned for his 'austerity' of character [rimshot] .
 
   Nov-15-11 Korchnoi vs Geller, 1971 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: Geller might very well have lost on time.
 
   Jun-27-11 Sasikiran vs Yifan Hou, 2011 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: The final position is a zugzwang for Black. She loses in all variations and this is why: her king on f8 lost the opposition and can't impede the progress of White's passed pawn. The only legal move for the king is to go to g7, to which Sasi would reply 67.e7, forcing the loss of
 
   Jun-27-11 Z Andriasian vs M Litwiniec, 2010 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: <Domdaniel> It looks Polish to me as well. If that is so, then her first name would be spelled Mirosława (it uses l kreska, ł, /w/ in the International Phonetic Alphabet), pronounced Mee-row-swava. Knowing that the West Slavic languages use the letter "c" to ...
 
   Jun-22-11 Topalov vs Karpov, 1998 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: Damiano's Mate, a most aesthetically pleasing combination.
 
   May-25-11 Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2011 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: מזל טוב, בוריס אברמובי&- #1509;
 
   May-12-11 Denker vs H Avram, 1940 (replies)
 
TheChessGuy: Here's the really neat thing: Denker found all of this in a blitz game.
 
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