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bengalcat47
Member since May-11-08 · Last seen Dec-10-18
Greetings! I'm located in Phoenix. Pillsbury ranks as one of my all-time favorite players. He was a classic example of an inspired genius whose life cut short early on.
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   bengalcat47 has kibitzed 312 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-09-18 Zbynek Hracek
 
bengalcat47: He should asking Pat Sajak and Vanna White, "May I please buy some vowels?"
 
   Jul-27-18 Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922
 
bengalcat47: I agree with <catlover>. Let's get back to talking about the game. In the final position Black resigns because his king is caught in a decisive attack by the two rooks and the bishop. Black could avoid mate but he would end up a whole rook down.
 
   Jul-09-18 Hector vs A Gupta, 2016 (replies)
 
bengalcat47: leRevenant The Gupta empire was a powerful state the ruled northern India from about 240 to 590 AD. The empire was weakened by repeated invasions from Central Asian tribes related to the Huns in the 6th century. During the Gupta period the development of our modern Hindu-Arabic ...
 
   May-11-18 I Rabinovich vs A Selezniev, 1914
 
bengalcat47: After 24...Qxe5 25. g5+ wins the Black Queen.
 
   Apr-28-18 D King vs Larsen, 1990 (replies)
 
bengalcat47: Excuse this pun, but I wonder if Larsen felt all bent out of shape after losing this game.
 
   Dec-20-17 H W Apperly vs H Charlick, 1894 (replies)
 
bengalcat47: Another good pun for this game would be "Oh Henry!"
 
   Dec-09-17 Reshevsky vs Larsen, 1971
 
bengalcat47: Nice win by Reshevsky. I know this will sound corny but my advice to Larsen would be "Don't get all bent out of shape!"
 
   Dec-03-17 Reshevsky vs Santasiere, 1938
 
bengalcat47: This game can be found in the book "Modern Ideas in the Chess Openings."
 
   Nov-05-17 Fischer vs Panno, 1970
 
bengalcat47: This reminds me of Pillsbury's win against von Bardeleben at Hastings in 1895.
 
   Aug-26-17 Jean Dufresne (replies)
 
bengalcat47: On the subject of the French pronunciation, here in the US, in the state of Utah there is a small city named "Duchesne," ad its name is from the nearby Duchesne River. The name is pronounced "doo-shane."
 
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