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   cunctatorg has kibitzed 518 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Aug-02-17 G Palmason vs Tal, 1964
cunctatorg: Had Gudmundur Palmason played 28. Qa8! Kg7 29. Kh3 (with a clear advantage for White), most probably Mikhail Tal would have won this game too... Nope!! The modest and solid move 28. Qe2 (!?!) was the right (and wisest) decision!!
   Aug-01-17 Yates vs Nimzowitsch, 1923 (replies)
cunctatorg: It's of course a great game by Aron Nimzowitsch! However it seems to me that F.D. Yates proved to be quite resourceful here and his brave resistance helped very much the quality of the game. Well, Yates' name always reminds me of the famous Alekhine-Yates King march 1922 game, ...
   Jul-27-17 Kmoch vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 (replies)
cunctatorg: This extremely interesting game is rather mathematics than chess though!!...
   Jul-20-17 Pillsbury vs W Napier, 1902 (replies)
cunctatorg: Is 19... Rb6 (surrendering the pawn at h6 and the King's fortifications) the "relatively best" move? I guess so...
   Jul-03-17 P Van der Sterren vs V Malaniuk, 1987
cunctatorg: RIP GM Malaniuk... At this very game a Dutch GM attempts the siege of the Leningrad Dutch, the favorite of the late GM who created an epic defense!! Thus "... The Dutch Siege of the Leningrad Dutchman from Ukraine!" ... or "The Dutch Siege of the Leningrad" or so!...
   Jul-03-17 Vladimir P Malaniuk (replies)
cunctatorg: I would like to read any great game of the late Grandmaster at his favorite (as Black) opening of the Leningrad Dutch as a game of the day, entitled: "The Siege of Leningrad"! Of course the aforementioned title is ... a banalite, therefore you could put it as: "The Siege of the ...
   Jun-25-17 Janowski vs Capablanca, 1918
cunctatorg: One of the more impressive and lovely games I've ever seen!! And perhaps one of the more masterful JRC games!!...
   Jun-12-17 Dimitrios Mastrovasilis
cunctatorg: <@ wordfunph; Anyone knew the meaning of "Mastro" and "Vasilis"?>: Well, you may have already find the answer after whole eight years! In any case, "mastro" is a quite simple word, not a Greek word but perhaps a word of Latin origin or so; it simply means "master". ...
   Jun-11-17 Steinitz vs F Burden, 1865
cunctatorg: A nice, interesting and cool game of really fighting chess!
   Jun-11-17 Korchnoi vs Larsen, 1967
cunctatorg: The management of the whole endgame, beginning from move 23. Rxc6!?! (or even earlier...) comes from a human being of course but obviously neither from a silicon-based player nor from a mere mortal ... and the last remark is obvious!! Hooray for the inspired and ingenious play of
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