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swampdragon
Member since Sep-20-16 · Last seen Aug-20-18
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   swampdragon has kibitzed 8 times to chessgames  
   Aug-13-18 Hans Berliner
 
swampdragon: I encourage everyone to read Mr. Wall's bio of Berliner at the link he provided. Although his pioneer status in computer chess is probably objectively more impressive, I mostly remember picking up Chess Reviews decades apart and seeing Berliner still sitting on top of the ...
 
   Aug-11-18 Mikhail Tal (replies)
 
swampdragon: Tibor Karolyi has a three volume series of best games published by Quality Chess. He's a good annotator, but it's nowhere near a complete games collection.
 
   Aug-10-18 Daniel Freeman (replies)
 
swampdragon: I am an infrequent poster, probably because I'm here strictly for the chess. From my point of view, there are two legitimate uses for this thread. One is to honor the life and legacy of Daniel Freeman. The second is to learn about, wishcast, or even speculate over the future of ...
 
   Jul-31-18 Tal vs Benko, 1958 (replies)
 
swampdragon: It looks like there's an opening classification mistake here. Why isn't this a Sicilian Dragon rather than B32?
 
   Jul-20-18 Vera Menchik
 
swampdragon: I have more of these than I should. The Alekhine book is marvelous, a true desert island book, and the Blackburne book isn't far behind.
 
   Jul-09-18 John Nunn
 
swampdragon: I suspect he discovered that it is more lucrative to write about chess than to play in tournaments, at least for a writer as talented as John Nunn.
 
   May-21-18 Teichmann vs Alekhine, 1921
 
swampdragon: It was not easy for Alekhine to get out of Russia after the Russian Revolution. This was his first serious game after leaving Russia, and I'd guess that's the reason for the quick draw with Black.
 
   May-13-18 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
swampdragon: Suggestion: When a game is annotated by Stockfish, the real moves need to be in bold print to make the game and annotations easier to follow.
 
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