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Member since Oct-13-07 · Last seen Aug-23-17
A New Zealander who has been living and working in various parts of the world since 2005 (currently in Melbourne).

I have played three tournaments this century - the Waitakere Open in New Zealand in 2002 (3/5), the Seoul Spring Chess Festival 2010 (4.5/5) and the Seoul Summer Chess Festival 2010 (3.5/4). I won the two Korean tournaments.

   newzild has kibitzed 1649 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Aug-22-17 V Bui vs H Frey Perez, 2002 (replies)
newzild: <WorstPlayerEver> What is your solution after White plays Qe1? [DIAGRAM]
   Aug-08-17 Acs vs Degraeve, 2008 (replies)
newzild: <offramp> Thanks for posting those. The Kalegin game is really something!
   Aug-08-17 E Kalegin vs S Yuferov, 1990 (replies)
newzild: A remarkable display of artistry. By move 19, White has sacrificed four pawns. Black's King and Queen have traded places and his four other pieces are on their original squares!
   Aug-08-17 W Estrada Degrandi vs Gligoric, 1962
newzild: Good Tuesday puzzle for Black's 19th.
   Aug-08-17 Mamedyarov vs Lu Shanglei, 2016 (replies)
newzild: Two keys today - White needs to get his knight to d6, and can do that with both 24. Ne8+ and Nb5+. It's always cute when two knights deliver mate.
   Aug-04-17 Filip vs Petrosian, 1965 (replies)
newzild: Missed it - I went for the game line of 34...Qxh2+. As pointed out by several posters, 34...Rg8 is best.
   Jul-27-17 G Meins vs H Rau, 2016 (replies)
newzild: <<swclark25>: Got everything down to move 30. Why not 30)....Nc6+ rather than 30)...Nc4> Because after 30...Nc6+ 31. Kxe5, Black only has a slight material advantage (the exchange for a pawn), whereas 30...Nc4 threatens 30...Nxd2, winning another exchange and pawn.
   Jul-27-17 Tarrasch vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1925
newzild: White could have avoided immediate loss of the pawn by 31. Rff2 or Rdf2, although Black can play for ...g5.
   Jul-27-17 A Turing vs A Glennie, 1952
newzild: <MissScarlett> Ha ha.
   Jul-26-17 A Gavrilov vs B Grachev, 2007
newzild: <saturn2: <newzild> It is 4 vs 5 pawns after your move 35> It's effectively a two pawn advantage, because of the doubled pawns on the a-file.
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