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roberts partner
Member since Aug-28-04 · Last seen Jan-18-19
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   roberts partner has kibitzed 69 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-17-18 Stefan Fazekas (replies)
roberts partner: I hope I'm a bit better than that!
   Jul-07-18 Kurajica vs J T Farrand, 1973 (replies)
roberts partner: Kurajica v Farrand was from the Evening Standard Islington Open, which was a six-round weekend Swiss. The winner of the open qualified for a place in the ensuing Guardian Royal Exchange Masters, a 10-round all-play-all. To the annoyance of the organisers,sponsors and ...
   Jun-23-18 Vasiukov vs Aronin, 1954
roberts partner: Many decades ago I also noticed Vasyukov v Aronian and used it against Edgar Walther of Switzerland at the Clare Benedict Cup, Biel 1960. Walther did not know the precedent and varied with 19 Rg3 Qe4 10 Re1 Bd8 21 Bf3 Qg6 22 Nxg7 Kxg7. The full game is on Olympbase. I was ...
   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 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.....
   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.
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