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karban
Member since Mar-30-11 · Last seen Oct-22-14
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   karban has kibitzed 122 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-11-14 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
 
karban: <HeMateMe> World Cup is in 2018.
 
   Aug-19-14 Marta Przezdziecka (replies)
 
karban: <cro777> It's not Tyski beer but Tyskie, and the brewery isn't located in Kraków (Cracow) but in a minor town named Tychy (where the name comes from) near the city Katowice. This beer is popular that's true but of course there is a whole array of other ones.
 
   Jun-27-14 Carlsen vs Le Quang Liem, 2014 (replies)
 
karban: < Doesn't 34.) Bxc6 simply win a pawn for white?> 34. ... Rc8 and black wins.
 
   May-10-14 Timman vs Karpov, 1979 (replies)
 
karban: When I saw the puzzle and caliber of the players this game immediately crossed my mind: R Byrne vs Fischer, 1963 . I was trying sacrifices on e3 like in that game. Incorrect, but pattern recognition worked out for me.
 
   Nov-25-13 Anand - Carlsen World Championship (2013) (replies)
 
karban: The prize giving was absolutely dreadful:) No speeches what was already disrespectful to both players and fans. Kirsan looked stressful, players also seemed not know what is going on. Guy with gunmachine on the stage looked really serious. Long way to go...
 
   Nov-20-13 Steinitz vs Pillsbury / Barry / Nelson / Snow, 1892 (replies)
 
karban: So King's Gambit doesn't have to be always accepted:) Is this a suggestion what is going to happen in the tomorrow Big Game?
 
   Aug-11-13 World Cup (2013) (replies)
 
karban: Looks like Adgestein has just dropped a pawn against Bacrot.
 
   Mar-11-13 World Championship Candidates (2013) (replies)
 
karban: What are the tie-break rules for the tournament?
 
   Jan-23-13 Tata Steel (2013) (replies)
 
karban: <Kasparov complained that at Linares '94 everyone played Karpov the round after playing Kasparov.> I totally agree with him. <The playing order is usually decided by drawing lots the day before play start and it is totally random.> Do you see a randomness in fact that ...
 
   Nov-23-12 FIDE Knock-out Women's World Championship (2012) (replies)
 
karban: A good thing in the women WC cycle is that it gives some freshness to the entire circus. It's clear that a winner can't be considered the best player in the world but hey a champion is going to play match with Hou so everyone should be contented. We shouldn't be so addicted to men's ...
 
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