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WannaBe
Member since Oct-20-04 · Last seen Oct-16-19
Thank you Daniel Freeman and Alberto A Artidiello

Not enough words can describe what you created and what we lost.

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   WannaBe has kibitzed 44071 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-16-19 Jeremy Lim (replies)
 
WannaBe: HOU@NYY game cancelled...
 
   Oct-10-19 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: This is because chessgames.com still use http and not https, the certificate itself is not that $$ and the process is pretty easy. (As long as you have access to site's admin account or email verification.) It can be done in less than 30 minutes with the appropriate/correct ...
 
   Oct-10-19 WannaBe chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: ALL your fault. <TD>!! =))
 
   Oct-06-19 playground player chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: Or missing "to". =))
 
   Oct-03-19 F Frilling vs J L Watson, 1969 (replies)
 
WannaBe: I am hooked on believing that you are gonna lose...
 
   Sep-13-19 T Palmer vs D Moody, 1999 (replies)
 
WannaBe: Anyone else (Besides the regulars here...) know that Black (Mr. Moody) received Life Time award from USCF a coupla years ago? It was for using the words "queen goes zhladouping all over the board." Now-a-days, you see queens go zhladouping all over the board in Scholastic Tournament
 
   Aug-28-19 lostemperor chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: I am very curious, has anyone ever finished (dead) last in 2 categories, but got a medal in the 3rd? Doesn't matter which category, really. I noticed that, because of <Penguincw>'s "Performance"...
 
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Aug-05-19
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  WannaBe: As Quark on STNG would say, today is a good day to buy!!! =))
Aug-05-19
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  WannaBe: This one had me ROTFLMAO...

https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/05/busi...

Aug-14-19
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  WannaBe: Great day to buy stocks. Think I will buy some Enron, jeard this company is pulling down some great numners!!!

=))

Aug-14-19
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  WinKing: Hi WannaBe,

Coming Saturday, August 17th (Less than 3 days to go!)

<<>Sinquefield Cup 2019<>>

Countdown to Sinquefield: https://www.timeanddate.com/countdo...

♘St. Louis♘Sinquefield Cup♗St. Louis♗

Official site: https: https://grandchesstour.org/2019-gra... This tournament will run from August 17th thru August 28th 2019. (11 Rounds)

Participants include: Carlsen, Caruana, Ding Liren, Giri, Vachier-Lagrave, So, Nepomniachtchi, Aronian, Mamedyarov, Anand, Karjakin & Nakamura

Average rating: 2781 - Category XXII

Schedule - https://grandchesstour.org/2019-gra...

Round 1 is Saturday, August 17th, & it starts @ 13:00hrs(1:00pm) St. Louis, U.S.A. time & @ 14:00hrs(2:00pm chessgames EDT) ***All 11 rounds start @ 13:00hrs(1:00pm) St. Louis, U.S.A. time***

~~~~~~~~~~

< 3 Prediction Contests: (Win virtual medals - Gold, Silver & Bronze) >

User: lostemperor (FINAL STANDINGS PREDICTIONS) - Predict the order the players will finish. Run & hosted by <lostemperor>. (3 categories to medal in)

User: Golden Executive - (The Game Prediction Contest) - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1. Run & hosted by <Golden Executive>. (3 categories to medal in) This year will be the 12th Anniversary for this contest! (from 2007 to 2019 - 12 years running)

User: OhioChessFan (Moves Prediction Contest) - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1 & the number of moves. (4 categories to medal in) This contest is run by <chessmoron> & hosted by <OhioChessFan>.

~~~~~~~~~~

Also, don't forget about <chessgames> ChessBookie game for this event. He can't wait to take some or all of your chessbucks. ;)

ChessBookie Game

Don't miss out on the fun for this Super Event!!!

~~~~~~~~~~

Aug-15-19
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  WannaBe: Both Pliny the younger and elder are real beer, they tend to sell out quick(ly) as both are popular in NorCal.

Great to see Pearls give a shout-out to Russian River (Yes, it's a real place in NorCal) breweries!!

https://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbefo...

Aug-18-19
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  thegoodanarchist: < Count Wedgemore: American Football is surely a much better cure for insomnia.

I mean, 10-15 seconds of action, then 1-2 minutes break in the play. Then the action commences again..for up to 10 seconds!! >

The breaks in the action in chess last much longer, sometimes up to an hour or more. Yet you still watch?

The breaks in football are not usually 1-2 minutes. The play clock is only 40 seconds.

Aug-18-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  diceman: <Count Wedgemore:

I mean, 10-15 seconds of action>

When a 300+ pound guy hits you, you'll probably feel like you put in more than an 8-hour day. :)

Sep-01-19  login:

⑥⑥⑥

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ldo...

Cheers legend!

Sep-07-19
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  WannaBe: Just heard this from my (hispanic) friend at the watering hole:

Do you know my favourite Mexican book??

Tequila Mockingbird.

Sep-07-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: Good one! LM_F_AO!
Sep-13-19  technical draw: Hello my good friend <WannaBe>! Have you noticed that the New York Yankees are on a pace to win 100 games and the American League Pennant?

But do not despair! Your LA Dodgers are also on pace to win 100 games!

Let's hope for a Yankees/Dodgers world series. That would be awesome.

Cheers my good friend and cheers to all my friends here at chessgames.

Sep-14-19  Boomie: ->

We got our baby back, baby back, baby back, ribs.

Sep-14-19
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  WannaBe: Hello <TD>, good to hear from you. Hope all is well and please stop by more often(er)!!
Sep-20-19  technical draw: Crazy situation in Israel these days. The elections far from mending fences have made the fences harder to mend. The surprise showing of the Arab joint list will twelve or thirteen seats make it the largest party after Netanyahu's Likud and Benny Gantz's Blue and White.

Right now the BW have 33 seats to Likud's 31. However Benny Gantz is adamant against forming a government with Netanyahu.

That means that Netanyahu's idea of a broad right leaning coalition is almost dead. Netanyahu will have to convince Yamina, Israel Beiteinu which is Avigdor Liberman's party and some of the lessor parties to form a coalition.

The danger is that Gantz will probably make a deal with the Joint Arab list and that will be the end of Israeli progress.

Dangerous times ahead for Israel.

Sep-23-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Today's Pearls Before Swine is a good one!

https://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbefo...

Sep-23-19  paavoh: <The breaks in the action in chess last much longer, sometimes up to an hour or more. Yet you still watch?>

Most of chess action is in calculating the variations. That is not a break, IMO.

Sep-28-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: < paavoh: <The breaks in the action in chess last much longer, sometimes up to an hour or more. Yet you still watch?>

Most of chess action is in calculating the variations. That is not a break, IMO.>

That isn't a legitimate criticism because a similar argument can be made for football.

In fact, the argument for football is <better>, because the calculation of chess variations is not observable (it's all in your head) yet the activity involved in getting the next play called <is> observable.

Oct-06-19
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  WannaBe: Elizabeth Holmes (of Theranos 'fame') is now being accused of not paying her lawyers.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ther...

Oct-08-19
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  WannaBe: Saw this plate while driving to work:

NTIN2BS

Luv it!!!

Oct-08-19
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  WannaBe: In a (group) Darwin Award...

4 drowned in India, include the bride and members of the immediate family when they fell into a dam while attempting to take a selfie.

Google it if you dont believe me. =)

Oct-09-19  technical draw: Yankees in. Dodgers need to win!
Oct-10-19  technical draw: Sorry, <WannaBe>.
Oct-10-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: ALL your fault. <TD>!!

=))

Oct-12-19  technical draw: Um, excuse me but I think the Yankees just won their first game against the Astros. I'm not sure, uh, let me check. Yes, confirmed. Yankees shut out the Astros 7-0. Thank you <WannaBe> for being an honorary Yankee by letting me use your forum for informational purposes only.
Oct-13-19  technical draw: If the Yankees win the world series I'm bringing back the baby.
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