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thomastonk
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   thomastonk has kibitzed 1366 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Apr-16-15 Moritz Porges
 
thomastonk: The link to Porges' entry in the register of births given on Apr-02-15 has become invalid. Presently, the page can be found here: http://www.badatelna.eu/reprodukce/... .
 
   Apr-13-15 Aachen, 7th congress WDS (1868)
 
thomastonk: Some extra material - maybe someone is interested in. The organisation of the master tournament was a real mess, whereas the so-called main tournament for players of the Chess Association of West-Germany (Aachen, Barmen, Bonn, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Elberfeld, Eschweiler and ...
 
   Apr-12-15 V Neuman / Tietz
 
thomastonk: Hermann Neustadtl and Viktor Tietz played with Schlechter, see http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/a... .
 
   Apr-03-15 Anatoly Karpov (replies)
 
thomastonk: To the day 40 years ago: Karpov became the new World Champion!
 
   Apr-01-15 Karl Mayet (replies)
 
thomastonk: <zanzibar> The statement looks like taken from a German text, and a brief search at Google books yielded Mayet's obituary in "NBSz", see https://books.google.de/books?id=4c... . The final sentence starts with "Sein Spiel zeichnete sich stets durch Originalität aus[..] .", ...
 
   Apr-22-14 A E Blackmar vs Lasker, 1892 (replies)
 
thomastonk: <An Englischman: Blackmar didn't play his own gambit vs. the great Lasker?!> Lasker played the wrong Blackmar, see Armand Edward Blackmar .
 
   Apr-19-14 Akiba Rubinstein (replies)
 
thomastonk: <Karpova> Thank you for the update! I wasn't completely sure (-> Editorial in "Karl", 3/2013), and so I left it to the expert.
 
   Apr-19-14 Ignatz von Kolisch (replies)
 
thomastonk: <zanzibar: To change the subject for a moment... > Feels like the same subject to me. You found a source and drew already a conclusion, but I cannot see any verification. Academical historians use many categories of sources to avoid mistakes. Here is an example from chess ...
 
   Apr-17-14 H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1876 (replies)
 
thomastonk: Correction slip submitted. Based on the source above, I suggested to replace White by H Ruben , and Black by Soren Anton Sorensen .
 
   Apr-16-14 Aaron Alexandre
 
thomastonk: Some action here: that's nice! Well, if I remember things correctly, I submitted the game against Deacon last autumn and then I wrote the brief biography (most probably with language support by <OhioChessFan> and <jessicafischerqueen>). So, I feel some responsibility
 
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