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Member since May-11-08 · Last seen Nov-21-17
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 303 times to chessgames   [more...]
   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
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."
   Aug-14-17 Alekhine vs N Grigoriev, 1919
bengalcat47: This is a nice example of a king hunt without queens.
   Jun-11-17 F Burden vs NN, 1850
bengalcat47: The "good old days" of romantic chess!
   Apr-03-17 Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander (replies)
bengalcat47: There is an out-of-print book featuring Alexander's best games. Off hand I can't recall the title or the author of this book, so if anyone can share that information that would be most helpful. I'd like to look up this book on Amazon.
   Mar-21-17 Gosta Danielsson
bengalcat47: His win over Bogoljubov in 1935 is very impressive.
   Mar-21-17 Bogoljubov vs G Danielsson, 1935
bengalcat47: At the end of this game Black could lament, "I've been rooked!"
   Mar-11-17 Noteboom vs Menchik, 1928
bengalcat47: Both players had their lives cut short, although for different reasons.
   Feb-20-17 Rubinstein vs Gajdos, 1905 (replies)
bengalcat47: One of Rubinstein's lesser-known skills was that he knew how to use bishops to maximum advantage!
   Feb-19-17 Zsuzsa Polgar (replies)
bengalcat47: Zsuzsu is very pretty!
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