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john barleycorn
Member since Sep-27-13
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   john barleycorn has kibitzed 12474 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jul-23-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
john barleycorn: <The Dance of Shiva Once, several heretic sages, to the tune of ten thousand refused to believe in the gods and in the Triad. Shiva decided to visit them in their forest home and teach them the truth. He was received by the sages or rishis, with violent and venomous ...
 
   Jul-23-17 Dortmund (2017) (replies)
 
john barleycorn: <Sally Simpson: It's a pity that Kramnik cannot play Wojtaszek in the next round. If Kramnik won that and the rest drew we would have an 8 player tie for first to last place.> Yes. Won't happen. why then mention? "Wenn's Märzenbier regnet und Weißwürstl schneit...."
 
   Jul-23-17 Smyslov vs Portisch, 1999 (replies)
 
john barleycorn: <Retireborn> if that was the case, would not it been more appropriate to give him the money straight instead of delivering such a farce?
 
   Jul-23-17 Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896
 
john barleycorn: game #8 in "the world's greatest chess games" (Burgess/Nunn/Emms) with fairly good annotation
 
   Jul-21-17 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
john barleycorn: <Dr Winston OBoogie: Jay-B.. If you've got a problem just spit it out??> I do not have a problem just an opinion. I just think that Tom Petty is a totally overated/overselling whatever "artist".
 
   Jul-21-17 Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985
 
john barleycorn: < Johnnysaysthankyou: White in this game has a classic attacking advantage. He's up a piece!> oha.
 
   Jul-21-17 Najdorf vs NN, 1942 (replies)
 
john barleycorn: < JPi: Does NN mean Nd6&Nd7?> Yes, at the same time and simultanaously.
 
   Jul-21-17 Edmund Beronio (replies)
 
john barleycorn: <wordfunph: Thought for the day: ...> I like that one. Give me this weekend to understand. and 2 years to some others :-)
 
   Jul-20-17 Beer (replies)
 
john barleycorn: <thegoodanarchist: ... Victory Brewing's "Golden Monkey". ...> Kindly. send a free 6-pack for quality control. In return I send you my expert opinion :-) Yes, many great beers in Belgium. A Duvels everday is fine. A beer and place I highly recommend is this: ...
 
   Jul-16-17 Hartlaub vs V Benary, 1911
 
john barleycorn: Chernev gives as final moves: 18.Rg6+ fg6 19. Qxg6+ Qg7 20.Qxg7++ (18. Qh7 Kh7 19. Rh6 Kg8 20. Rh8# is mentioned in the comment "Or still prettier 18. Qh7 Kh7 19. Rh6 Kg8 20. Rh8 mate")
 
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