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john barleycorn
Member since Sep-27-13
<One of your “fans” bought you a free account, congratulations!

Best regards,
Daniel Freeman

Thanks to my unknown "fan" and thanks to Mr. Freeman for a stylish email. Full Member

   john barleycorn has kibitzed 14285 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-11-18 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
john barleycorn: wow, as in wow. now, pull out of <harry> or <morfishine> and relax.
   Mar-11-18 World Championship Candidates (2018) (replies)
john barleycorn: <Gregor Samsa Mendel: ... The best thing you could do for Wesley is to sit on your hands and shut up.> Much better if he could sit on his mouth.
   Mar-11-18 Edmund Beronio (replies)
john barleycorn: <dunkenchess: The style of Murphy, Capablanca, Tahl and Fisher. > The "idol" losing impairs the correct spelling of names.
   Mar-10-18 Robert James Fischer (replies)
john barleycorn: the ghost of Pasadena and all the stories titled "How I almost met Bobby Fischer"
   Mar-10-18 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
john barleycorn: <Bobsterman3000: ... In his victim fantasies <HMM> is definitely <face down> with Trump, but with his nose right in the pillow.> <HeMateMe> calls it "safer sex" . Imagine him hitting the floor with his nose all the time ...
   Mar-10-18 Caruana vs W So, 2018 (replies)
john barleycorn: < Richard Taylor: <epistle: This is the game the Lord has made. Rejoice!> Thou speakest unwarily. I sayeth that this be a test for Wesley. Just as the good and Holy Great One did testeth Job, so, Wesley So, is by this, thus tested. ...> I thought you stopped ...
   Mar-10-18 Karjakin vs Mamedyarov, 2018 (replies)
john barleycorn: <technical draw: As usual Kramink wins best dressed chess player again ...> Are you looking for a candidate or a dressman?
   Mar-10-18 Speed Chess Championship (2017/18)
john barleycorn: <keypusher: ... None of the Nakamura-Karjakin games got kibitzed; every one of the Nakamura-Carlsen games did.> Nakamura might not have a fan base?
   Mar-09-18 Rubinstein vs S Von Freymann, 1909
john barleycorn: <RKnight: Lasker's annotation says "After 16... Nb7, 17 Nd5 would decide the game at once." ... For instance black survives 17... Qd1, 18 e6 Nd3....> 17... Qd8, 18 e6 Nd6 you mean? 18.e6? why that?
   Mar-08-18 Garry Kasparov (replies)
john barleycorn: <MidwestChessFan: <"The timing factor is doubly critical because you can be both too early or too late. You cannot simply complete your preparations and wait the opportunity to come. The window of opportunity can close so quicly as it opens, so we must always be ready ...
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