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   Sep-18-14 chessgames.com chessforum
 
chessgames.com: <Richard Taylor> Sure Richard, we always have room for one more Kiwi event.
 
   Sep-16-14 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
chessgames.com: <Karpova> You state your case very convincingly and it's clear that you are operating in the right spirit.
 
   Sep-05-14 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
chessgames.com: <I just don't know what happened the other day.> Mark, I was looking at bets from Sep 4th but it's clear to me now that your problem was with the bets on Sep 3rd. Going back to the logfiles I see that you've been a very busy bettor, but I don't see any action on your ...
 
   Aug-27-14 M Vachier-Lagrave vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
 
chessgames.com: Sorry, there's no way to invert the board during live broadcast. If you click on the link "review game" to the right of the diagram you can use all of the PGN viewer features, but the moves won't be automatically updated.
 
   Aug-27-14 Sinquefield Cup (2014) (replies)
 
chessgames.com: Note that today's game M Vachier-Lagrave vs Carlsen, 2014 will be a free broadcast. Come discuss the game in good company. The tournament is due to start in about 30 minutes, at 3:00pm USA/Eastern.
 
   Aug-05-14 C Baljon vs B Enklaar, 1974 (replies)
 
chessgames.com: This is actually an error on our part. The combination is fully busted after 28...Be7, or if not, it's far too subtle for a Tuesday. We'll run a replacement shortly.
 
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Sep-13-14
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  Annie K.: <cg> That was hilarious, and why shouldn't you have some fun too? :)
Sep-13-14
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  Jim Bartle: Don't post twice, it's all right.
Sep-13-14
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  Benzol: "Jokerman" and/or "Idiot Wind" seem appropriate somewhere here too.

:)

Sep-13-14
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  Benzol: I really come here to get "Shelter From The Storm".
Sep-13-14
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  Jim Bartle: I guess "Isis" belongs on a different page.
Sep-13-14
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  Jim Bartle: <Annie K.: <cg> That was hilarious, and why shouldn't you have some fun too? :)>

Just like a woman.

Sep-13-14
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  Sneaky: Harry's in the café
Mixing up the YouTube plays,
I'm in the Rogoff tent,
Talking 'bout the government.
The man in the king's crown
With the big pen
Wants twenty nine dollars
But you only got ten
Sep-13-14  Penguincw: Hi <cg>, could there be a broadcast for Bilbao? Thanks. :)
Sep-13-14
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  Jim Bartle: I have developed a fixation on one player. These visions of Jobava they kept me up past the dawn.
Sep-13-14
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  tpstar: Once upon a time you moderated so fine

You threw the babies a dime in your prime - didn't you?

People'd call, say, "Beware troll, you're bound to fall"

You thought we were all - kiddin' you

You used to laugh about
Live Events that were freakin' out
Now you don't pun so loud
Now you don't delete so proud
About having to be kibitzing for your next meal

How does it feel
How does it feel
To tell wrong from right
Like a White Knight fight
Like a rolling site

Sep-13-14
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  WannaBe: We are talking about Dylan Thomas, right?

Or as the Simon & Garfunkel's song goes:

I knew a man his brain so small
He couldn't think of nothin' at all
He's not the same as you and me
He doesn't dig poetry, he's so unhip that
When you say Dylan, he thinks you're talkin'
about Dylan Thomas
Whoever he is
The man ain't got no culture

Sep-14-14
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  technical draw: I just come here for the articles. Same as Playboy.
Sep-14-14
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  crawfb5: Playboy has articles? Since when?
Sep-14-14
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  technical draw: <Playboy has articles? Since when?>

Since day one But they messed it up by putting those silly photos. People just can't leave well enough alone.

Sep-15-14  Penguincw: Hi <cg>. Just in case you aren't aware, Bilbao uses the 3-1-0 scoring system: http://bilbaomastersfinal.com/BMFin....
Sep-15-14
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  MarkFinan: <Sneaky: Harry's in the café Mixing up the YouTube plays,
I'm in the Rogoff tent,
Talking 'bout the government.
The man in the king's crown
With the big pen
Wants twenty nine dollars
But you only got ten>

I'd bet my version of that song would get deleted, just like this post might..

I just wanted to know. When are the next live games on this site? I thought the Bilbao tournament would but I guess I'll have to switch to chess dot con? Lol. That's a joke albeit bad, but seriously when will the next live tournament be?

Sep-15-14
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  chessgames.com: <Penguincw: Hi <cg>. Just in case you aren't aware, Bilbao uses the 3-1-0 scoring system> Oh, we do know that, and yet have to be reminded every year! Thanks, it's fixed now.

<MarkFinan> We're not covering Bilbao entirely but we might show some games near the end. The Tal Memorial is in October, that's always good. Of course, in November all eyes will be on Sochi.

Sep-16-14
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  john barleycorn: Alexander Goldin

Alexander Goldin, born in 1965 however, years covered beginning in 1955.

Sep-16-14
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  Tabanus: The game from 1955 is by Vladimir Goldin, confirmed by Di Felice's Chess Results:

http://books.google.no/books?id=rvz...

Sep-17-14
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  hoodrobin: <CG> I would like to know the day (i.e. the difficulty) of puzzles in <tactics> page. TY.
Sep-18-14
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  Tabanus: Hi CG, in reply to your question of 2 January 2004:

the first name of H W Birkmyre Gifford has now been found, it's Henry William.

Sep-18-14
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  Richard Taylor: CG.com you might be interested in following the New Zealand George Trundle Masters and Challengers which can be found via this link.

http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/

It will be interesting as in the Masters section the world's youngest IM one Anton Smirnov will be playing. Also his father.

Sep-18-14
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  Richard Taylor: Here is their spiel, giving the starting date.

The National Chess Centre was developed
by GM Murray Chandler of Gambit Books (Chess Books).

George Trundle Masters & Challengers
The annual George Trundle events are always fascinating battles. This year the Master's section features one GM (Darryl Johansen from Australia) and four IMs, Anton Smirnov (AUS), Vladimir Smirnov (AUS), Gary Lane (AUS) & Paul Garbett (NZ). The remaining five players (Smith, Steadman, Zelesco, McLaren & Polischuk) are fighting for possible International Master norms. In a tight-knit Challengers section, just 126 rating points separate the field of 10 players. NZCF is hosting this year's event, 27th September-October 5th. Games start 2pm daily at the National Chess Centre in Devonport, spectators welcome. Pictured: 13-year-old Australian prodigy Anton Smirnov (near right) will be the player to watch in the Masters section.

In the past I have played in 2 of the Challengers and had some interesting games but no dramatic results. But while there may be no CG members or 'Super Chess People' or GMs etc it may still be interesting.

Sep-18-14
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  Richard Taylor: Error by me, one GM: GM Johansen will be playing.
Sep-18-14
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  chessgames.com: <Richard Taylor> Sure Richard, we always have room for one more Kiwi event.
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