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shivasuri4
Member since Mar-23-08
Hari Om, I am from Bangalore, India. Posters like <Jim Bartle>, <achieve>, <Phony Benoni>, <Once>, <tpstar>, <Eyal>, <dzechiel> and <frogbert> are my favourites here. I strongly dislike disputes amongst themselves.

Thanks to <Annie K.> for the two years of Premium Membership, along with the other anonymous donor!

I am an unrated player simply because I haven't played enough rated tournaments (only 2 so far). My best was a score of 8.5/9 (1st board winner) against fairly amiable opposition (only 2 rated players) in the VIT South Zone Inter University 2011-12 (http://chess-results.com/tnr65631.a...). In the corresponding championship for 2012-13 in Kerala, I scored 7/9 against slightly stiffer opposition, winning the third prize for board 1 (http://chess-results.com/tnr88650.a...). In the 2013-14 edition of the tournament, I drew against an IM, but had an average tournament otherwise, finishing with 5/8 (http://chess-results.com/tnr113417....).

The last summer, I played in a couple of tournaments in Singapore, my first chess tournaments outside India. I won the first one (Challengers section, 30 players) and placed 4th (out of 100+ participants) in the other, despite losing the first round due to the painful zero start rule. (http://chess-results.com/tnr137508.... http://www.chess-results.com/tnr139...)

My ratings at chess.com are about 1850 in classical, and 2000 in blitz and bullet. I have often been a little too eager to simplify and reach the endgame as soon as possible, which has led to many a loss. I prefer playing queenless middle games.

Outside chess, I follow cricket and top-level tennis quite keenly but have never played tennis except for some mild sessions. I also play table tennis, but don't really follow the sport internationally (the top players are usually Chinese and their names are either very hard to remember or they all sound the same!).


   shivasuri4 has kibitzed 2021 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jun-23-16 S P Sethuraman vs Shirov, 2016
 
shivasuri4: The idea behind 21...Rxd6 might have been to meet 22.e5 with Qxe5, but that falls to 23.Qh6.
 
   Jun-18-16 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
shivasuri4: CG, could we please have a forum for Grand Chess Tour Leuven?
 
   Apr-17-16 Hans-Joachim Federer (replies)
 
shivasuri4: Nadal equals Djokovic in the Masters titles category, with his 28th such win. Also his 9th Monte Carlo title.
 
   Dec-09-15 Carlsen vs H Strand, 2008
 
shivasuri4: https://www.quora.com/What-is-it-li... Thanks for the beautiful answer, MoonlitKnight!
 
   Dec-03-15 London Chess Classic (2015) (replies)
 
shivasuri4: <Doktorn>, it was in 2012. 2013 saw a weird format. Last year had 6 players. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Londo...
 
   Nov-29-15 Ramchandra Bhargava Sapre (replies)
 
shivasuri4: Lovely article here: http://indianexpress.com/article/sp... .
 
   Nov-11-15 H Asis Gargatagli vs Morozevich, 2015 (replies)
 
shivasuri4: Sergey Karyakin tweeted: <I had a bet with my friend that Morozevich will not lose after he played 21...Ba2. Of course it was completely lost, but I won a bet😂!>
 
   Nov-09-15 Annie K. chessforum (replies)
 
shivasuri4: http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?... Finally got a FIDE rating on October 1st, although it seems a bit meh now, given that it's a lot simpler now than it was before the change in 2014. Thanks for the two years of Premium Membership. Helped me brush up some skills, most ...
 
   Oct-29-15 Memorable Quotes chessforum (replies)
 
shivasuri4: <BOSTER: I don't think that it is fair to get 1/2 point for game So vs Anand which lasted only 32 moves , and the same for the game Liren vs Giri which lasted 172 moves. My oponion , because this is a big difference , maybe 1/2x4 for 172 moves game will be OK.> Bilbao ...
 
   Oct-29-15 Ding Liren vs A Giri, 2015 (replies)
 
shivasuri4: 134...Kf4 (threatening mate) doesn't work either because of the surprise resource 135.Rg4+.
 
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