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slithytove
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   slithytove has kibitzed 4 times to chessgames  
   Nov-04-14 Stefansson vs J Rukavina, 2010 (replies)
 
slithytove: I think this is a good example of why studying "White/Black to play and win" too much can cause tunnel vision. I (and I suspect others) spent more time on this than necessary because I was looking for a way to win a piece or attack the king. A simple tactic wins two pawns, and ...
 
   Oct-06-10 Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 (replies)
 
slithytove: Maybe someday we'll see a Sunday puzzle of the day: 10. ? The knight sac is an attractive shot, but I would never have been able to think it through to a certain profitable outcome for white OTB. Another reminder why I will never be world chess champion.
 
   Sep-28-10 M M de Ley vs Julio Bolbochan, 1952 (replies)
 
slithytove: I would think in general it is better to lose the exchange than a piece, so would consider Ne3 even if Rg3 didn't result in the loss of the other rook after Bxc4. Otherwise, <chrisowen> says it all.
 
   Mar-17-08 F Bindrich vs Z Andriasian, 2007 (replies)
 
slithytove: dagnabit! Stayed up late to see the new puzzle and maybe be first and dzechiel beat me to it!
 
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