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Member since Oct-22-07 · Last seen Feb-22-17
I played a few tournements in the '90s and had a 1400 rating. I mostly play computers now.

Milwaukee, WI

   stacase has kibitzed 924 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-20-17 Lahno vs Kosteniuk, 2007 (replies)
stacase: Not your average Queen sacrifice Monday.
   Feb-19-17 Spassky vs Beliavsky, 1988 (replies)
stacase: I'm happy to have gotten the first two moves.
   Feb-15-17 N Pert vs F Dinger, 2007 (replies)
stacase: 49.Qg7+ Was there anything else to consider?
   Feb-14-17 U Boensch vs D Hausrath, 2007 (replies)
stacase: White has to say check or somehow prevent the mate. And there's only one way to do that, 38.Rg8+ and then after Black take the Rook, White still needs to say check or stop the mate and there are two ways to say check. One of them snags Black's mate supporting Rook in the process. ...
   Feb-06-17 T Dowden vs S Yee, 2016 (replies)
stacase: As easy as one two three (-:
   Feb-02-17 P Danenhower vs Spassky, 1971 (replies)
stacase: Four for four, this Spassky week is OK
   Feb-01-17 Spassky vs Fischer, 1970 (replies)
stacase: If you see that Black's King can skewered against Black's Queen with Qh7. Then 39. Rf8+ makes it work. Well I'm happy three for three on Spassky week.
   Jan-31-17 S Schweber vs Spassky, 1955 (replies)
stacase: Just like yesterday, the obvious move, 34. ...Qh1+ doesn't work But it's Tuesday and "Easy" so what if Black moves 35. ...Rd1 pinning White's Queen? Checking to see if White can say check? Nope! If he takes the Rook then BAM! It's over. So, Spassky tomorrow?
   Jan-30-17 Averbakh vs Spassky, 1961 (replies)
stacase: I noted that Spassky was Black, and looked around for a few seconds, nothing looked promising then, Oh! Look at that, 38. ...RF1+ forces White's King to take the Rook and yup the Queen flies down to deliver mate because Black's h3 Pawn covers the escape route. I thought, "It can't ...
   Jan-27-17 W So vs F El Taher, 2006 (replies)
stacase: This "Difficult" puzzle more or less played itself for 8 moves until 19. Na4.
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