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roberts partner
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   roberts partner has kibitzed 64 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-16-18 Gerald Edward Harold Ellis
 
roberts partner: Ellis interviewed me for Whitgift in early 1940 when I had done well in the 11-plus and so qualified for a Croydon scholarship. I remember he looked formidable in his robes of office and asked me some questions of which the only one I remember was what did I want to be when
 
   Oct-29-17 Euwe vs J Penrose, 1960
 
roberts partner: Looks like the position after Black's 60th move, with Euwe considering 61 f4+.
 
   Aug-05-17 Tim P Wall vs S N Longson, 2017 (replies)
 
roberts partner: Wall was defaulted under the rules because his mobile phone rang.
 
   Mar-04-17 Klaus Junge (replies)
 
roberts partner: Yes, Zanzibar is right, shameful indeed for chessgames.com that there is no photo for the strongest teenager in chess history before Spassky. As to Junge's strange death, a kind of suicide since he could have continued north to his parents'home in Hamburg rather than ...
 
   Feb-26-17 Wei Yi (replies)
 
roberts partner: The Guardian column criticises the Agon/Fide decision on Wei Yi..... https://www.theguardian.com/sport/c...
 
   Dec-13-16 Vladimir Petrov (replies)
 
roberts partner: To jessicafischerqueen: My handle is not robots partner but roberts partner. Given your own profile, you ought to understand its significance. The critical phrase is in the interview with Shirov where he quotes Ilivitsky's memoirs: In the summer of 1942, he participated in ...
 
   Dec-12-16 L Barden vs Rossolimo, 1950 (replies)
 
roberts partner: The game score is complete. The time limit was 36 moves in two hours, and White's 37th was sealed.
 
   Dec-11-16 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
roberts partner: Shamefully I must admit that my ancient memory erred, and that the tournament in question was Bognor 1951, not 1955. Here is a link to the crosstable which shows that Barden and O'Kelly drew in the final round. http://www.belgianchesshistory.be/t...
 
   Nov-25-16 Fischer vs Tal, 1960 (replies)
 
roberts partner: <Joshka: I posted the pic on Ray's page, this will get settled once and for all :-) Heck even Nigel would know too> Ray has replied on 24 November - he thinks Forintos or possibly Eising. Neither Forintos nor Eising was present at Leipzig 1960. The correct ...
 
   Aug-06-16 Michael Adams (replies)
 
roberts partner: starry 2013: Short v Karpov was a 12-game match, not just a single isolated win by Short.Two years later, Karpov won Linares 1994 in what many reckon the best ever tournament performance.
 
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