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diagonalley
Member since Nov-25-09 · Last seen May-28-17
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 865 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-25-17 Kasparov vs Bacrot, 2004 (replies)
 
diagonalley: wow! the only time *ever* i chose a move which the great K overlooked... have to go and lie down...
 
   May-23-17 B Savchenko vs A Kostin, 2007 (replies)
 
diagonalley: not very deep, but visualising the sequence is *very* hard... as others have noted, certainly not a tuesday level - more like thursday i'd say
 
   May-03-17 W Horner vs J A Leonard, 1860 (replies)
 
diagonalley: yep... straightforward path to a winning 3-pawn advantage :-)
 
   May-01-17 M Wecker vs A Petursson, 2017 (replies)
 
diagonalley: hmmmm... yes i too feel that i should have spotted it instantly, whereas it took a couple of minutes ... DOH!
 
   Apr-30-17 Shirov vs Korchnoi, 2004 (replies)
 
diagonalley: ok, so this was billed as "insane" (?!) ... ergo, i started looking for spectacular (if improbable) moves which could lead to extended complications... (sigh)... life's too short for that kind of exercise :-(
 
   Apr-29-17 I Sokolov vs Dreev, 2001 (replies)
 
diagonalley: what an incredible position!! ....enough to give just about anybody the heebie-jeebies! (OTB i think i would have passed out)
 
   Apr-24-17 Alekhine vs A Munoz, 1945 (replies)
 
diagonalley: <aporia> ... agreed... i went that way too!
 
   Apr-18-17 A Anastasian vs L Babujian, 2008 (replies)
 
diagonalley: 28.R-N3+ wins easily
 
   Apr-07-17 Mamedyarov vs B Galstian, 2002 (replies)
 
diagonalley: wow! ... breathtaking!
 
   Mar-19-17 E Tate vs A Chibukhchian, 2013 (replies)
 
diagonalley: <devere> ... agreed!
 
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