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Member since Jan-29-03 · Last seen Jun-17-05
Very weak player, but rapidly improving!

   oblivion95 has kibitzed 13 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jun-06-05 Fischerandom Chess (replies)
oblivion95: Here is a fun Gothmog game. Watch the opponent's King wander around, while its protectors sit idly by. The exchange sacrifice at move 17 (made when White is already 2 pawns down in material) is completely speculative, drawing the Black King to the 4th rank. That's a very ...
   Feb-15-04 Mayet vs Anderssen, 1859 (replies)
oblivion95: Trading the Knight for the other Bishop with 9.d4 also takes the steam out of Black's attack. But yes, refusing to take the Bishop is the safest route. White had his chances in this game. e.g. 11.fxg3 is dangerous, but it actually works. White ends up a piece ahead. But note ...
   Feb-15-04 Mayet vs Anderssen, 1855 (replies)
oblivion95: Is this game real? The last move is a complete blunder, a hanging Rook. Given several other bad moves -- e.g. 13...QxQ would have avoided the pawn fork, and 23.NxN would have been a very simple move to find -- I wonder whether this game was played with some sort of rapid time ...
   Sep-20-03 B Colin vs Alekhine, 1932 (replies)
oblivion95: Move 9 is just a blunder. This game doesn't really belong in the database. 9.BxN+ at least regains the pawn. For fun short games by Alekhine, see Alekhine in the Americas, or Alekhine in Europe. Similarly, The Unknown Capablanca, and The Unknown Bobby Fischer. I like the games ...
   Sep-20-03 Leko vs Adams, 2001 (replies)
oblivion95: You can play FischeRandom at FICS ( ) with the "fr" variant designation. I played there and everybody who tried it with me loved the excitement. It's very unpredictable, but the better player usually wins, as in the old days. I play it with my friends at ...
   May-27-03 Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 (replies)
oblivion95: This is the game after the credits in the 1963 Bond film, From Russia With Love. (The identities of the players were changed for the film.)
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