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Member since May-05-06 · Last seen Oct-17-19
I dropped my old Bio. With the years I have become unattached to chess. I still enjoy it but I don't love it anymore.
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   maxi has kibitzed 1592 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-09-19 Stockfish vs AlphaZero, 2018 (replies)
maxi: 33.Qf4+ is chess at its best.
   Dec-14-18 Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1929
maxi: It seems to me you are right, <keypusher>. Capa probably preferred the straight-forward positional squeeze.
   Dec-14-18 Capablanca vs J W Young, 1922
maxi: 29...Bd2 does not blunder the bishop because of 30.RxB Rc1+. And the final position is actually a cute mate after 31.RxB+ gxR 32.Qf7#.
   Nov-28-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
maxi: Yawn...
   Nov-26-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
maxi: Black has a much better pawn structure and lines for his pieces. In this kind of position it is unlikely Carlsen could blunder badly. On the other hand a couple of more or less weak moves by Caruana and it is all over. Very disappointing.
   Nov-24-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
maxi: If the classical chess part of the match ends even, the situation would be the same as in the match against Karjakin. Not very impressive at all.
   Nov-19-18 Jose Raul Capablanca (replies)
maxi: Ha! Capa and Alekhine both were Scorpios. No wonder they had a had time getting along.
   Nov-16-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
maxi: It is to Carlsen's advantage to get rid of the queens in these games.
   Nov-15-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
maxi: It is true the black king does not have a lot of squares
   Nov-12-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
maxi: I don't think black can necessarily get a passed pawn on the queen side, but he can force white to defend.
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