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diagonalley
Member since Nov-25-09 · Last seen Mar-29-17
i live with my wife in hampshire, england... i love the game, but sadly my standard of play is highly erratic! ... (also i get much frowned upon for my allegiance to descriptive notation! - which has always seemed to me to be utterly intuitive)

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   diagonalley has kibitzed 856 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-19-17 E Tate vs A Chibukhchian, 2013 (replies)
 
diagonalley: <devere> ... agreed!
 
   Mar-13-17 N Zhukova vs P Cramling, 2015 (replies)
 
diagonalley: i'm not whether that a novice would foresee 34.R-R8+ ... so i rate this a "monday-and-a-half" puzzle(!)
 
   Mar-12-17 I Nikolayev vs M Gregory, 2007 (replies)
 
diagonalley: got first few moves, but didn't consider 27.N-B5! ... good puzzle, though not quite "insane"!
 
   Mar-05-17 A Raykhman vs T Heinemann, 2016 (replies)
 
diagonalley: remarkable! ... looked at 12... RxP+ but failed to perceive the winning follow-up ... full marks to an alert heinemann
 
   Feb-23-17 S Franklin vs R Norinkeviciute, 2007 (replies)
 
diagonalley: good example of how to exploit the power of connected passed pawns!
 
   Feb-20-17 Lahno vs Kosteniuk, 2007 (replies)
 
diagonalley: NO WAY is this a monday puzzle...
 
   Feb-13-17 M Huizer vs J S Macrae, 2007 (replies)
 
diagonalley: black's position is simply abominable!... had to play through the game to see how on earth he managed to get there!!
 
   Jan-24-17 Kholmov vs W Pietzsch, 1965 (replies)
 
diagonalley: agree with <cheapo> ... took several tries to find the key move which (at first blush) seemed the least likely candidate. nice puzzle
 
   Jan-23-17 K Pan vs I Mjatezs, 2016 (replies)
 
diagonalley: woo-hoo! .... it's Q-sac monday!
 
   Jan-19-17 Caruana vs Radjabov, 2016 (replies)
 
diagonalley: fantastic finish... worthy of a grandmaster
 
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