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   rogl has kibitzed 339 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-19-18 Kramnik vs Shirov, 1998 (replies)
rogl: <catlover: I don't get the pun..."Right to Play"? Is there some back story about the game to which the pun refers?> Yes, they were playing for who would challenge Kasparov. Shirov went on to win this match so naturally Kramnik got the honour.
   Apr-01-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
rogl: Here is a twitter thread that gives an idea on how difficult this endgame is:
   Jan-21-18 Carlsen vs G Jones, 2018 (replies)
rogl: and who can forget Kramnik walking in to a one move checkmate against Fritz.
   Jan-19-18 Svidler vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
rogl: The players postmortem can be seen here
   Jan-19-18 Mamedyarov vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
rogl: GM Pepe Cuenca is giving an entertaining analysis of the game here
   Jan-16-18 A Giri vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
rogl: After the game a twitter duel followed: Anish Giri Poor @MagnusCarlsen! So much hard memorization work only to make a draw against me. Why? #TataSteelChess 😂 Magnus Carlsen Wanted to use the line in the world blitz, but thought it was too unsound
   Oct-30-17 A S Rasmussen vs T Nyback, 2017 (replies)
rogl: Beautiful finish! A future Monday puzzle.
   Oct-08-17 B Grachev vs P Savosto, 2001 (replies)
rogl: In the end it's only the ladies left( if you leave out the kings)
   Oct-01-17 Isle of Man Masters (2017) (replies)
rogl: Hou is on 8 games since she took one bye for half a point which isn't included in her score here.
   Aug-15-17 Oral vs S Brodbeck, 1997 (replies)
rogl: Mate in three. 23. Rxh6+ Bxh6 24. Qxe5+ Bg7 25. Rh1#
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