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john barleycorn
Member since Sep-27-13
Dear all, I deleted my old "bio" because I respect <Susan Freeman>.

I did not delete it because of "tough boy" <sargon> or the known "numbskull" whose screen name starts with <mor> and ends with <fishine>.


Premium Chessgames Member diceman: ...


Premium Chessgames Member rogge: The irony...>

Premium Chessgames Member Susan Freeman: The balderdash!>


the "terrible" truth:

<Due to a violation of policies, the kibitzing privileges of this account/IP address have been suspended.

If you feel that you have received this message in error, or if you want to request reinstatement of posting privileges: please contact chess(at) and include
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Thank you, Staff >


<... if you want to request reinstatement of posting privileges ...>

No, thanks. I am not interested in "posting privileges" on a poorly managed site.

   john barleycorn has kibitzed 15676 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-13-18 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
john barleycorn: <WorstPlayerEver: Netherlands 3 Germany 0> yeah, worstplayever
   Oct-13-18 Raymond Keene (replies)
john barleycorn: <MissScarlett: <Ray>, I haven't been able to get any tickets for the cheap seats. ...> Try the stand up. and stop grinding benefits out of others.
   Oct-13-18 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
john barleycorn: "Stan" Libuda would have been 75 years old. Remember the saying "Nobody can bypass God ... except Libuda"
   Oct-13-18 chessforum (replies)
john barleycorn: < JimNorCal: ... I bet the moderators are warm, fuzzy and personable.> yeah, and having a towering intellect like <morfishine>, <Larryfyffe>, <HeMateMe> or <saffuna> would add value to the CG stormtroopers. ps: I am not talking of myself :-)
   Oct-12-18 Louis Stumpers (replies)
john barleycorn: <beatgiant> thanks. I did not know you are 12000 years older than me. :-)
   Oct-12-18 Frederick Rhine (replies)
john barleycorn: <Tiggler: ... Compared to Botvinnik? What a load of crap!> Yeah, doing a time comsuming methodological match preparation a la Botvinnik for month's and playing for the World Title at a max of 6000 US $.
   Oct-11-18 43rd Chess Olympiad (2018) (replies)
john barleycorn: <Sokrates: <Diademas: <Moronovich> Why not one of these? > Objection. In my childhood and youth they were called "negerkys" ...> In Germany we had the "Negerkuss" which turned into "Schokokuss". Whether that is an improvement is an ...
   Oct-07-18 Fidele Mutabazi
john barleycorn: More a music related first name. Fidele di, fidele boom
   Oct-05-18 Hikaru Nakamura (replies)
john barleycorn: <Starting to realize that I am the only person who is going to be able to stop Sauron in the context of chess history.> When will he start?
   Oct-05-18 J K Duda vs Caruana, 2018
john barleycorn: <Viktorerro: JB, have you played some chess with Manny "da Money Man" Pakman? ...> No, not yet. Manny keeps avoiding me, hahaha. And even if we play I am not allowed to win because my queen is a big fan of him. Life is not always fair .... :-) but I have to follow ...
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