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lost in space
Member since Apr-03-08 · Last seen Apr-25-17
Ground Control to Major Tom
Ground Control to Major Tom
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on

Ground Control to Major Tom
Commencing countdown, engines on
Check ignition and may God's love be with you

Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six, Five, Four, Three, Two, One, Lift off

This is Ground Control to Major Tom
You've really made the grade
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear
Now it's time to leave the capsule if you dare

This is Major Tom to Ground Control
I'm stepping through the door
And I'm floating in a most peculiar way
And the stars look very different today

For here
Am I sitting in a tin can
Far above the world
Planet Earth is blue
And there's nothing I can do

Though I'm past one hundred thousand miles
I'm feeling very still
And I think my spaceship knows which way to go
Tell my wife I love her very much she knows

Ground Control to Major Tom
Your circuit's dead, there's something wrong
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
Can you...

Here am I floating round my tin can
Far above the Moon
Planet Earth is blue
And there's nothing I can do

(from the immortal David Bowie)

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   lost in space has kibitzed 8659 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Apr-25-17 G Milos vs P Carlsson, 2012 (replies)
 
lost in space: 25...Qh1+ 26. Bxh1 Nh2+ 27. Ke1 Rg1#
 
   Apr-24-17 Alekhine vs A Munoz, 1945 (replies)
 
lost in space: Yes, also 15. Nxc6 wins
 
   Apr-18-17 A Anastasian vs L Babujian, 2008 (replies)
 
lost in space: 28. Rg3+ and no escape for Black with regards to the mate threats of white bishop on b2 and the white queen (Qg4+) Cheers.
 
   Apr-17-17 Yifan Hou vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
 
lost in space: Hou outplayed MC in the middle game. This does not mean she is winning without any doubt. I guess MC will find some resources to draw this, even though his Nb7 is placed so ugly and passively. 27. Qc7 with a passive defense for the time being now.
 
   Apr-11-17 Bisguier vs Fischer, 1956 (replies)
 
lost in space: 33. Qe8+ and 34. Nf6+ and Black is busted. Even when his name is R.J. Fischer
 
   Apr-10-17 B Blumenfeld vs NN, 1903 (replies)
 
lost in space: 8.Qxd4 Nxd4 9.Nf6+ Kf8 10.Bh6#
 
   Apr-09-17 lost in space chessforum
 
lost in space: Here a new quicky (Blitz) from last Friday. I was Black. 1. e4 c5 2. g3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6 5. Bb5 Bd7 6. Qc3 Rc8 7. Nf3 Nf6 8. e5? Nxe5 9. Bxd7 [DIAGRAM] 9...Qxd7?! Much better was 10. Nfxd7 or 10. Nexd7 10. Nxe5 dxe5 11. Qxe5 Rxc2 12. Qb8+ Rc8 13. Qf4 [DIAGRAM] Here
 
   Apr-03-17 V S Gujrathi vs V Artemiev, 2015 (replies)
 
lost in space: 45. Qxg6+ hxg6 46. h7#
 
   Mar-27-17 Blatny vs Jansa, 1986 (replies)
 
lost in space: I love Mondays! 26...Rxg3+ 27. hxg3 (27. Kf1 Qh3#) 27...Qh1#
 
   Mar-24-17 Yasser Seirawan (replies)
 
lost in space: Happy Birthday, champ.
 
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Dec-31-16
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  WinKing: Happy New Year <lost in space>! 😊
Jan-01-17
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  whiteshark: Ein frohes und glückliches Jahr 2017 für Dich und die Deinen, <lost in space>!
Jan-01-17
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  whiteshark: Der Fukushima Report 1-3:

Teil 1 Die Fakten, die Mythen
http://www.eike-klima-energie.eu/20...

Teil 2 Unter Kontrolle
http://www.eike-klima-energie.eu/20...

Teil 3 Wie steht es heute um die Fukushima <Todeszone> http://www.eike-klima-energie.eu/20...

Jan-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: Danke für die guten Wünsche, <whiteshark>, habe sie gerade entdeckt. Muss dir hier antworten, denn dein Forum ist geschlossen.

Ich wünsche dir ebenfalls ein frohes, erfolgreiches und gesundes 2017, dir und deiner Familie.

Die Reports rund um Fukushima gucke ich mir heute Abend an, mit Zeit.

Jan-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: Here an other Blitz game of mine, played at Silvester. I was White.

1. d4 c5 2. d5 e5 3. e4 d6 4. Nc3 f5 5. f4

Maybe not the best. The simple 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. exf5 wins a pawn and it is not clear how Black can get it back. I was more interested in opening the position

5... Qh4+ 6. g3 Qd8 7. Nf3 exf4 8. Bxf4 Nf6 9. Bd3 fxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxd5?

Better was 10...Nxe4 11. Qe2 Nd7 12. Qxe4+ and white has a big lead in depepment - but the material is still even.

11. Bb5+ Bd7 12. Bxd7+ Nxd7 13. Qxd5 Ne5 14. Bxe5

Better was 14. 0-0-0 and 14. Qe6+

14...dexe5 15. Qxe5 Qe7 16. Nd6+ Kd8 17. Nf7+Qxf7 18. 0-0-0+


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18...Kc8 19. Rhe1 Qxf3
The position was already lost, but now the mate is near.

20. Qe6+ Kb8 21. Rd8+ Kc7 22. Rd7+ Kb8 23. Qe8#


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Jan-06-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: Tja,

die Tonlage der 3 Berichte (vom gleichen Autor) zusammengefasst: Alles nicht so schlimm, alles unter Kontrolle oder bald unter Kontrolle. Keine signifikante Erhöhung der Radioaktivität, weder im Meer vor Fukushima noch im Pazifik weiter weg vom KKW. An Land auch - außer in einem Bereich direkt am KKW Fukushima.

Das stimmt in etwa mit dem überein, was ich derzeit aus anderen Quelle höre, aber es ist auffällig, dass es auch Bericht gibt von Mutationen bei Fische/Meersäugern weiter weg von Fukushima (Grund dafür: Radioaktivität wird über Meetesstömungen eher in den Pazifik befördert, verbleibt nicht nahe des KKW’s).

Von hier aus kann man es nicht beurteilen was stimmt, wir müssen wohl weiter abwarten.

Ich bin vor allem gespannt, ob es eine Kontamination des Grundwassers geben wird und ob die Rückkehrer in die Gefahrenzone Spätfolgen haben werden oder nicht.

Meiner Meinung taugt die Kernkraft aus mehren Gründe nichts:

1. Wohin mit dem Abfall, der mehrere hunderttausend Jahre sicher gelagert werden muss, bevor zumindest die Hälfte der Radioaktivität abgeklungen ist?

2. Nur alle 100.000 Jahre sollte eine Kernkraftwerk eine GAU erleben laut Expertenberechnung. In meinem Leben gab es 3 dieser GAU’s bei einigen hundert KKW’s weltweit. Das reicht, um sicher zu sein, dass die Zahl der Experten nicht stimmt

3. Die Folgeschäden nach einem GAU sind riesig. Ob tödlich wie in Tschernobyl oder nicht (wie hier behauptet in Fukushima). Warum das riskieren, wenn es weniger gefährliche Alternativen gibt?

Jan-10-17
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  WinKing: Hi <lost in space>!

3 days till Tata Steel - Saturday Jan. 14th 2017!!!

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This tournament will run from Jan. 14th thru Jan. 29th 2017. (13 Rounds)

Participants include Adhiban, Andreikin, Aronian, Carlsen, Eljanov, Giri, Harikrishna, Karjakin, Nepomniachtchi, Rapport, So, Van Wely, Wei & Wojtaszek.

Average rating: 2753 - Category: 21 (FIDE-ratings of December 2016)

*****
*****

<<> Tata Steel Chess 2017 <>>

http://www.tatasteelchess.com/

< 3 Prediction Contests: (Win virtual medals - Gold, Silver & Bronze) >

User: lostemperor - Predict the order the players will finish. Run & hosted by <lostemperor>. (3 categories to medal in)

User: Golden Executive - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1. Run & hosted by <Golden Executive>. (3 categories to medal in)

This year will be the 11th Anniversary for this contest! (from 2007 to 2017 - 11 years running)

User: OhioChessFan - Predict the result 1-0, 1/2, or 0-1 & the number of moves. (4 categories to medal in). This contest is run by <chessmoron> & hosted by <OhioChessFan>.

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Also, don't forget about <chessgames> ChessBookie game for this event. He can't wait to take some or all of your chessbucks. ;)

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This is the Championship Leg for the ChessBookie game. Nice prizes given out to the top(10) finishers.

Don't miss out on the fun for this Super Event!!!

Jan-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: <<I really can't remember what my current rating is.>

....Kramnik>

Fake news alarm!

Jan-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: Here a new blitz game of mine, played today. I was black

1. c4 Ng6 2. Nc3 e6 3. d4 d5 4. Bg5 c6 5. Nf3 dxc4 6. e4 b5

Bowinnik-Junge variation

7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Nbd7 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. exf6 Qxf6

I think Black is already better. 11. Bxf6 was not the best, exf6 is theory

13. b3?

Better was 13. a4 or Qe2

13...Bb4 14. Rc1 Rh4

Also good was 14...c5

15. bxc4? Rxd4


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16. Qb3 Qg5 17. f4 Qxf4 18. Rc1? Qd2#


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I like the estetic of the final position. And I know, the game was full of errors

Jan-30-17
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  lost in space: Outcome Tata Steel prediction contest:
<<Golden Executive:> <Standard Ranker - FINAL>

Score, User ID, Rounds, Pct.

♔ 62, Keyser Soze, 13, 68.1 %
♕ 61, WinKing, 13, 67.0 %
♖ 60, siamesedream, 13, 65.9 %
~~~~
59, cromat, 13, 64.8 %
58, lost in space, 13, 63.7 %
58, lostemperor, 13, 63.7 %
58, offramp, 13, 63.7 %
57, DRAWER, 13, 62.6 %
55, OhioChessFan, 13, 60.4 %
55, WannaBe, 13, 60.4 %
54, Golden Executive, 13, 59.3 %
52, chessmoron, 13, 57.1 %
52, Penguincw, 13, 57.1 %
52, scout118, 13, 57.1 %
48, FSR, 13, 52.7 %
48, wtwz, 13, 52.7 %
48, YouRang, 13, 52.7 %
47, paavoh, 12, 56.0 %
46, whiteshark, 12, 54.8 %
45, alfamikewhiskey, 13, 49.5 %
42, Mr. President, 13, 46.2 %
40, SwitchingQuylthulg, 13, 44.0 %
34, Legend, 11, 44.2 %
29, wordfunph, 12, 34.5 %
29, MONKEY, 13, 31.9 %
23, WHITER, 13, 25.3 %
11, BLACKER, 13, 12.1 %
6, juan31, 1, 85.7 %

<1-2-3 Ranker - FINAL>

Score, User ID, Rounds, White, Draw, Black

♔ 79, siamesedream, 13, 9/14, 46/60, 5/17
♕ 78, offramp, 13, 10/17, 43/58, 5/16
♖ 77, WannaBe, 13, 12/21, 38/50, 5/20
~~~~
76, lost in space, 13, 12/23, 43/58, 3/10
73, Keyser Soze, 13, 9/17, 52/73, 1/1
73, WinKing, 13, 6/9, 52/74, 3/8
70, lostemperor, 13, 10/21, 47/66, 1/4
68, FSR, 13, 12/29, 32/44, 4/18
67, cromat, 13, 6/12, 52/76, 1/3
67, Golden Executive, 13, 9/17, 43/63, 2/11
67, wtwz, 13, 9/24, 34/48, 5/19
66, OhioChessFan, 13, 7/15, 46/67, 2/9
66, scout118, 13, 8/15, 41/62, 3/14
66, whiteshark, 12, 12/32, 30/41, 4/11
64, YouRang, 13, 12/31, 34/50, 2/10
63, Penguincw, 13, 5/15, 44/68, 3/8
61, chessmoron, 13, 9/24, 43/65, 0/2
59, paavoh, 12, 8/18, 37/57, 2/9
57, alfamikewhiskey, 13, 8/23, 35/56, 2/12
57, DRAWER, 13, 0/0, 57/91, 0/0
57, Mr. President, 13, 11/26, 29/41, 2/24
49, SwitchingQuylthulg, 13, 7/25, 32/55, 1/11
46, WHITER, 13, 23/91, 0/0, 0/0
43, MONKEY, 13, 8/33, 18/34, 3/24
42, Legend, 11, 6/18, 27/43, 1/16
39, wordfunph, 12, 6/21, 21/35, 2/28
33, BLACKER, 13, 0/0, 0/0, 11/91
8, juan31, 1, 2/2, 4/5, 0/0

<Betting Ranker - FINAL>

Earnings, User ID, Rounds

♔ $35.92, WannaBe, 13
♕ $33.91, Penguincw, 13
♖ $16.55, siamesedream, 13
~~~~
$14.31, offramp, 13
$12.82, Mr. President, 13
$11.44, whiteshark, 12
$5.72, Legend, 11
$4.70, Keyser Soze, 13
$2.86, juan31, 1
$1.37, WinKing, 13
$1.21, OhioChessFan, 13
$0.95, lostemperor, 13
-$3.32, alfamikewhiskey, 13
-$3.55, cromat, 13
-$3.72, lost in space, 13
-$7.81, Golden Executive, 13
-$8.13, scout118, 13
-$10.76, wtwz, 13
-$12.97, paavoh, 12
-$14.18, chessmoron, 13
-$16.21, FSR, 13
-$16.52, YouRang, 13
-$21.09, SwitchingQuylthulg, 13
-$23.49, wordfunph, 12
>

Quite happy with my own result. Good start, modest second half, good final round

Feb-03-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: http://www.n-tv.de/panorama/Tepco-m...

Fukushima: Highest level of radicativty measured at Fukushima. Seems it is inside of one of the reactor buildings and caused by molten Uran/Plutonium. So no direct threat for (human) live

Feb-10-17
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  lost in space: <<The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made.>

--- Tartakower>

Mar-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space:


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Out of a blitzgame with me as black

46...Rg1+ 47. Kxg1 f2+ 48. Kf1 Bc4#


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Mar-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: Here the complete game:

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4

Tromp

3. Nf3 (not the best) 3...Nxg5 4. Nxg5 e6 (4...e5 is also good) 5. f4 c5 6. e3 b6 7. Qf3 Nc6 8. Bb5 (8. d5 would have been better)

8...Bb7 9. Bxc6 Bxc6 10. Ne4 f5 11. Qh5+ g6 12. Qg5 Be7 (12...Bxe4!) 13. Nd6+ Bxd6 14. Qxd8+ Rxd8 15. 0-0 Rg8 16. c3 cxd4 17. cxd4 g5 18. g3 h5 19. Nc3 h4 20. d5 exd5 21. Nxd5 gxf4 22. Nf6 Ke7 23. Nxg8 Rxg8 24. Rxf4 Bxf4 25. exf4 hxg3 26. Re1+ Kd6 27. hxg3 Rxg3+ 28. Kf1 Rf3+ 29. Kg1 Rxf4 30. b3 Rg4+ 31. Kf1 f4 32. Rd1+ Ke5 33. a3 f3 34. a4 Rg2 35. Rd3 Ke4 36. Rc3 b5 37. Rc1 bxa4 38. Re1+ Kf4 39. Re8 axb3 39. Re8 axb3 40. Rb8 b2 41. Rb3 a5 42. Rb8 a4 43. Rb6 a3 44- Rb4+ Kg3 45. Rb8 Bd5 46. Rb6


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Apr-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: A new miniature of mine from a blitz game. Yesterday, I was white.

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Na3 c5 4. Nxc4 Nc6 5. g3 b5 6. Nce5 Bb7


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In a similar position I made once the following mistake (also in a blitzgame): 7. Bg2?? Nxe5 8. Nxe5 Bxg2 and 0:1

7. Nxc6 Bxc6 8. Bg2


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Even position, Black is fine after 8...e5 or 8...Nf6

8...Bxc6? 9. Bxf3 Rc8

9...Rb8 is even worse after Bc6+

10. Bb7 Rc7 11. Ba6 Qd7 12. Qb3 b4 13. Qc4 Qd6 14. Qb5+ Rd7 15. Bc8


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15...Nf6 16. a3 b3 17. d3 e6 18. Bg5 Qc7 19. Bxd7 Nxd7 20. Qxb3 and later 1:0


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Apr-01-17
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  lost in space: Fukushima. 6 years later

https://deutsch.rt.com/kurzclips/48...

Apr-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: and this:
https://www.heise.de/tp/features/Fu...
Apr-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: https://www.heise.de/newsticker/mel...
Apr-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: english:

http://www.spiegel.de/international...

Apr-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: and this:

http://www.spiegel.de/international...

Apr-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lost in space: If you find something else on this topic, post it here.
Apr-01-17
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  lost in space: http://www.japanplatform.org/E/prog...
Apr-01-17
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  lost in space: http://www.fukushima-disaster.de/in...
Apr-01-17
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  lost in space: Here a second quicky from yesterdays blitz session. I was Black.

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 0-0 5. a3 bxc3 6. Qxc3 d5 7. e3 c5 8. dxc5 Ne4 9. Qc2 a5 10. Nf3 Nd7 11. b4?


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11...axb4 12. cxd5 Ndxc5 13. dxe6 Bxe6 14. Nd4 b3 15. Qd1 b2!


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16. Bxb2 Qa5+ 17. Ke2 Bc4+ 18. Kf3


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18...Qd8!! 19. Bxc4 Qf6+ 20. Ke2 Qf2#


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Apr-09-17
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  lost in space: Here a new quicky (Blitz) from last Friday. I was Black.

1. e4 c5 2. g3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6 5. Bb5 Bd7 6. Qc3 Rc8 7. Nf3 Nf6 8. e5? Nxe5 9. Bxd7


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9...Qxd7?!

Much better was 10. Nfxd7 or 10. Nexd7

10. Nxe5 dxe5 11. Qxe5 Rxc2 12. Qb8+ Rc8 13. Qf4


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Here I planed to play 13..Qe6+ 14. Be3 Rc8+ 15. Ke2 Rxh1(??)

(better is 15...Qa6 (winning for Black), but this is missed)

16. Qb8+ Kd7 17. Qxb7+ Kd8 18. Qxh1 and white is better

So if not Qe6 doe to Qb8: how to continue to win?

13...g5! 14. Qxg5 Qe6+ 15. Be3 Rc1+ 16. Ke2 Qc4+ 17. Kd2 Ne4#


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