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alshatranji
Member since Jan-31-07 · Last seen Sep-19-18
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   alshatranji has kibitzed 262 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Aug-18-18 I Radulov vs Quinteros, 1973
 
alshatranji: Yes, I saw bxf5.
 
   Aug-15-18 Rozentalis vs Y Dokhoian, 1986 (replies)
 
alshatranji: I know the choice of puzzles is supposed to be random now, but it seems that a common theme these days is long-term sacrifices, rather than combinations. It could be in the eye of the beholder, though. Anyway, I considered Bf4, but I just didn't see a decisive attack after Qe6. ...
 
   Aug-11-18 Alekhine vs Colle, 1925 (replies)
 
alshatranji: "njdanie: According to a couple old Fred Reinfeld books and possibly even a Reuben Fine book, the game actually proceeded with: 31 Rc8+??? Rd8 white resigns. Possibly Alekhine published a "revisionist" version of the game in his book..." This can't be true. Alekhine won the ...
 
   Aug-10-18 Lindemann vs Echtermeyer, 1893
 
alshatranji: The brilliant analysis by ToTheDeath ha made me reconsider this game. It brought the hidden depths of this little gem.
 
   Aug-03-18 P Mutesi vs Amen Miladi, 2016
 
alshatranji: White missed 26.Bxg6.
 
   Aug-03-18 Phiona Mutesi (replies)
 
alshatranji: The fact that the claim that Obama is a (former) Muslim is seen as damning by his opponents and a slur by his defenders tells as something (not very pleasant) about tolerance in America.
 
   Aug-12-16 J M Burke vs S Arun Prasad, 2015 (replies)
 
alshatranji: I had 34. Qg7+, which wins too. 44...Kd8, 45.Ra8+ Qc8, 46.Rxc8+ Kc8, 47.Kxh7 e2, 48.Bxe2 Rxe2, should be an easy win.
 
   Aug-09-16 M Prusikin vs Korchnoi, 2005 (replies)
 
alshatranji: More surprising than Korchnoi losing to this simple tactic is that he continued to play so long after losing his queen.
 
   Jul-28-16 F A Foulds vs Lang, 1956 (replies)
 
alshatranji: So after 18. Qc5, Black simply capture the bishop with the knight. An unfortunate oversight.
 
   Jun-26-16 D Janaszak vs A Siwiec, 2009 (replies)
 
alshatranji: Very nice puzzle abg2002. I suppose it is flawed because Black's moves are not forced? That is, Black has to try to get a stalemate (the only chance), or else White would promote to Queen and win easily?
 
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