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technical draw
Member since Nov-18-03
Real Name: Classified
Whereabouts: Classified
Chess rating: estimated ELO 1900 (Would you believe 1800?)

Voted Funniest Kibitzer 8 years in a row. Lost to the great <WannaBe>.

Inventor of the successful Secret Formula to win the pick 3 lottery

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Brahms Violin Concerto w/Hillary Hahn:

The greatest musical talent of the 20th century was female. Probably the name is unknown to many. Her name:

Nadia Boulanger

Carlos Gardel:

TD playing the violin in Carnegie Hall or somewhere else.

"If I forget thee, O Jerusalem,
let my right hand forget her cunning
If I do not remember thee,
let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth;
if I prefer not (an undivided) Jerusalem above my chief joy..."

Technical draw is a fictional character living in the collective vision of chess who has little relationship to the real technical draw; a neurotic and insecure figure obsessively clinging to the promise of power and wealth as if it were the only meaning in his life.

"I must believe that something extraordinary is possible" -Jennifer Connelly from A Beautiful Mind.

How the CIA operates (long read):

If you're giving away money e-mail me at goodchessactor(at)

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   technical draw has kibitzed 18048 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-24-17 FIDE Grand Prix Moscow (2017)
technical draw: <Howard: Oh? How much laundry money?> That depends. How many Giorgio Armani suits do you reckon he has?
   May-24-17 technical draw chessforum
technical draw: The time I was in Saudi Arabia was the only time I could have been an actual 007. But, instead of having my martini stirred and not shaken, I drank filthy moonshine. I never got a license to kill after that. I just became a courier (and not a good one as Valladolid can ...
   May-23-17 Sneaky chessforum
technical draw: Just passing by to say hello <Sneaky>. I see you've been a member here for 15 years. A real old timer. Well, stay in touch cause one day you and I will be co-champions of the chessbookie game.
   May-22-17 Emil Orendy
technical draw: Did he invent e-mail?
   May-22-17 WannaBe chessforum (replies)
technical draw: Big surprise seeing <WannaBe> on the leader board in the chess bookie game. Congratulations. I hope you stay there and don't become a cellar dweller like me.
   May-22-17 Ding Liren
technical draw: <Pulo y Gata> . I wish I knew. I would be very rich if I knew. Quien es Pulo y Gata?
   May-19-17 MissScarlett chessforum (replies)
technical draw: Wait a minute! This is <MissScarlett>'s forum. I don't think I've ever posted here. Anyway, greetings Miss. I hope all is fine with you. Signed, TD.
   May-17-17 Smyslov vs Boleslavsky, 1959 (replies)
technical draw: Hey, a little more compassion. This GM and world championship contender died when he slipped on ice. Some chess players die strange deaths.
   May-11-17 jessicafischerqueen chessforum (replies)
technical draw: Guys, this is <JFQ>'s forum, not Odd Lie. Get out of here!
   May-10-17 Odd Lie (replies)
technical draw: Thanks for that link <theagenbiteofinwit>. Now I know how to play chess!
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A mi plin

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  technical draw: <tu mamá, debe ser muy divertida si se parece a ti.>

Ella se pasa robándome los chistes. Uno de mis favoritos es que cuando la veo haciendo algún trabajo pesado le digo, "si necesitas ayuda me avisas...y yo con gusto buscaré quien te ayude!"

Y ahora ella me paga con la misma moneda!

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  wordfunph: <TD> Happy Birthday! Enjoy all the blessings in life, God bless.

Feb. 26
9:44 am

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  WannaBe: <technical draw> Is it your birthday? Didn't we just celebrate one last year??

Happy Birthday, you don't look a day over 2.

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  moronovich: Happy Birthday <TD> !

With many many more to come.

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  TheFocus: Happy Birthday, <TD>!! Thanks for keeping us laughing!
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  chancho: Feliz Cumpleaños <TD>

Que cumplas mucho mas!

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  technical draw: Thank you, thank you all for the well wishes. Today I am 63 years old and I still have a full head of hair, however underneath it it's not so full. That's ok. I've been there and done that so I'll just relax now and enjoy the rest.

I share a birthday with the original sitcom comedian Jackie Gleason so I guess this day produces jokesters.

Thanks again and happy chess to all.....

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  TheFocus: I will drink one for you <TD>!
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  technical draw: Thanks <Focus>, but remember, just one....
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  SwitchingQuylthulg: <td> Happy birthday!
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  technical draw: Thanks , <Switch>!
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  technical draw: Thanks, <WannaBe>, love dem accordions!
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  technical draw: <WannaBe> Reminds me of Reshevsky not playing on the sabbath. If they don't accomodate you I guess you just take the forfeit and move on without griping.
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  technical draw: Hi, <KK>, everything's OK. I guess I'm just slowing down a bit. Thanks for asking....
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  technical draw: TD sacrifices like Tal! A speculative sacrifice pays off:

White: TD (1675)
Black: NN (1592)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 d6 7. f3 g6 8. Qd2 Nxd4 9. Bxd4 Bg7 10. O-O-O O-O 11. Bc4 b5 12. Bb3 Be6 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. e5 Ne8 15. exd6 exd6 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. h4 d5 18. Qe2 Qf6 19. h5 g5 20. h6+ Kg6 21. Nxd5 exd5 22. Rxd5 Qf4+ 23. Kb1 Rf5 24. Qd3 Nf6 25. Rd6 Qe5 26. g4 1-0

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  technical draw: TD wins a miniature:

White: NN (1720)
Black: TD (1676)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Ne5 9. O-O-O b5 10. Kb1 b4 11. Na4 d5 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. Nf5 Bd7 14. b3 Bxa4 0-1

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  WannaBe: Castled right into your attack.
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  meloncio: Hey, alguien nos quiere dejar sin idioma,

Mar-17-12  frogbert: <TD wins a miniature:>

by calling the tournament off while collecting his money?

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  technical draw: <by calling the tournament off while collecting his money?>

Thanks for dropping by <frogbert>. Um, I wish I could understand your post though.

Mar-17-12  frogbert: td = tournament director
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  technical draw: <frogbert> Yep, I keep forgetting that I am TD in every tournament!
Mar-17-12  frogbert: yeah, it must be confusing. :o)
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