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   botvinnik64 has kibitzed 952 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-10-19 Grand Swiss IoM (2019) (replies)
botvinnik64: Today (10/10/2019) is Thelonious Monk’s 102nd birthday. Listen to Monk while playing chess, guys, it’s quite a trip - Enjoy!
   Oct-04-19 World Cup (2019) (replies)
botvinnik64: Ra Jda Bov! Completely unexpected from the outset and what a pleasant surprise. Those of us “old enough” to remember TR when he was a kid and appeared in a NIC article with his Grandpa remember a ten year old who promised much. “My grandson has great ambition,” said Gramps. I ...
   Sep-26-19 L Shamkovich vs Alburt, 1983 (replies)
botvinnik64: Leonid Shamkovich was my coach for two years - what a great person and terrific coach. It was a pleasure going over this game; his style was aggressive, and he was a leading theoretician in his day. He was referred to as The Prince. He will never be forgotten.
   Sep-22-19 Grand Prix Skolkovo (Women) (2019)
botvinnik64: So Humpy is ready to fight for the title in...2022. Will she be facing AG or WJJ? Stay tuned, January, 2020 is not so far away...
   Sep-21-19 Mariya Muzychuk
botvinnik64: Mariya and Anna are true champions of the game, great ambassadors, as well. May they both play for...40 (?) more years!
   Sep-08-19 Sinquefield Cup (2019) (replies)
botvinnik64: @Sokrates - I hear ya, brother. Especially the part about being a Romantic. Will there be "romantic" openings in Fischer Random, you think?
   Aug-14-19 GCT St. Louis Rapid & Blitz (2019) (replies)
botvinnik64: Easy all - Classical is coming Friday. Add Vishy, Nepo, So, Nakamura and...Giri (!) and it should make for a great tournament. Sorry that Yu won't be there.
   Aug-12-19 de Firmian vs Casper Rasmussen, 2006 (replies)
botvinnik64: Black's attack on the Kingside was just an apparition.
   Aug-02-19 GCT Paris Rapid & Blitz (2019) (replies)
botvinnik64: A shoutout to all the recent post-ers: you all might love the half hour video (YouTube) Chess: A State of Mind. The footage alone is astonishing. Everyone watch and let’s talk, it’s great stuff!
   Jul-22-19 Grand Prix Riga (2019) (2019) (replies)
botvinnik64: The Gruenfeld on the board! Not looking good for MVL so far; he will need to strike back...tomorrow?
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