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Member since Mar-15-13 · Last seen Sep-25-19
Keen amateur. From Oslo, Norway.

   alfamikewhiskey has kibitzed 958 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-17-19 Nikita Vitiugov (replies)
alfamikewhiskey: <Jan-02-12 Whitehat1963: Perhaps he's not quite ready for primetime. Perhaps he never will be.> Perhaps he is now. Up to him - and So
   Aug-29-19 OhioChessFan chessforum (replies)
alfamikewhiskey: Congratulations to the medalists! Thank you, all. See you next time.
   Aug-29-19 Golden Executive chessforum (replies)
alfamikewhiskey: Thanks, all! Looking forward to the next contest :)
   Aug-29-19 lostemperor chessforum (replies)
alfamikewhiskey: Thank you, all. Great fun!
   Jul-09-19 Lu Shanglei vs D Laylo, 2019
alfamikewhiskey: Good game by Lu Shanglei. Exchange sac and pawns were given away - for the sake of exposing the black king. Not sure if the last four or five moves were necessary.
   Jul-07-19 GCT Croatia (2019) (replies)
alfamikewhiskey: Impressive performance by the champion. Fun fact: Aronian was the only player in the tournament not to lose any rating points in any of his games. Though not stellar, nice to see him very solid.
   Jun-28-19 WinKing chessforum (replies)
   Jun-09-19 Mamedyarov vs Grischuk, 2019 (replies)
alfamikewhiskey: <he played the illegal 38 Rd6+> yes:< >
   Jun-05-19 Norway Chess (2019) (replies)
alfamikewhiskey: <"Are Armageddon chess games fair?"> In very broad strokes: White should have twice the time as black for Armageddon to be fair, according to the paper. So, theoretically, the 5min/4min - or the 10min/7min as in Norway Chess - heavily favours black. However, ...
   May-29-19 V Nestler vs Antonio Gay, 1951
alfamikewhiskey: Sacking the queen in gay abandon (but it was a mare’s nest). Fun game to flick through.
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