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john barleycorn
Member since Sep-27-13
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Daniel Freeman

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

   john barleycorn has kibitzed 12466 times to chessgames   [more...]
   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-23-17 Dortmund (2017) (replies)
john barleycorn: <et1: four decisive matches in 24. they all need a summer break> the players are paid an incentive as it could be worse. But seriously, a good fighting draw is not a bad thing at all. And we seen some here. I mean, it is chess and not WWF wrestling.
   Jul-22-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
john barleycorn: <Colonel Mortimer: ... Going from sword play to the personal, i must have really gotten to you, Fritz.> Happy bs. Remember, there is no "ad hominem" to you just an "ad stulto". You may have missed that post though, <Col. Moron>
   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")
   Jul-15-17 Viswanathan Anand (replies)
john barleycorn: <Everyone: <I wonder why <Everyone> wants me to retire!> That's #FakeNews ...> Right, <Nobody> wants him to retire.
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