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   mikealando has kibitzed 76 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-30-18 Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963 (replies)
mikealando: In response to earlier queries <why didn't white play 21.Nf3?> Answer: 21.Nf3 leaves white a piece down after 21...Qxd2+ 22.Rxd2 Bxc3 23.Rad1 Bxd2 24.Rxd2 Re3 25.Rf2 Rd8 26.Bc1 Rc3 27.Bg5 Rdd3 and the knight will go. Did Fischer see this far? I'm sure he did, and so did ...
   Nov-30-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
mikealando: I second that! Excellent point Domdaniel
   Nov-24-18 Saemisch vs Capablanca, 1929
mikealando: It would be kind to note that Saemisch owned the opening.
   Nov-03-18 A R Saleh Salem vs J Smeets, 2013
mikealando: Great play Saleh. Game reviewed by Suren on his Youtube chess channel
   Oct-13-18 Kasparov vs N R McDonald, 1986
mikealando: And thus Gary joined the ranks of history's famous swindlees.
   Sep-22-18 M J Tempone vs Najdorf, 1983
mikealando: Knock knock! "Who's there?" "19..." "19...who?" "19...Nxf2!!"
   Sep-22-18 O Bernstein vs Najdorf, 1954 (replies)
mikealando: This won the tournament's brilliancy prize
   Sep-02-18 J Szmetan vs G Garcia Gonzalez, 1976 (replies)
mikealando: Wow. Someone's immortal.
   Jul-29-18 Carlsen vs Navara, 2018
mikealando: The combinations in this game are Magnificus
   Jul-19-18 A Ushenina vs N Ziaziulkina, 2017 (replies)
mikealando: Nice combi. As on many occasions, a breakthrough something-out-of-nothing chess combination lit up my morning today, lifting me out of lethargy to "Let's go seize the day!!"
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