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wtpy
Member since Apr-13-16 · Last seen Dec-18-18
I am longtime clinical social worker, a journalist for a few years, and 2100 player (uscf)when I played in the early to mid-seventies.
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   wtpy has kibitzed 567 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-17-18 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
wtpy: HMM, Saw one of those bluegrass incarnations of Robert Plant with guitar virtuoso Buddy Miller, who was a wearing a Gandalf hat, and playing Jimmy Page by way of Daniel Lanois that blew me away more than the original who I saw in the 70s. It was Led Zepplin come down to the holler.
 
   Dec-17-18 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
wtpy: In my previous post I think trends is the verb MLK chose.
 
   Dec-16-18 10th London Chess Classic (2018) (replies)
 
wtpy: Chcat, I am more of a Sweet Jane guy myself. And while it is heretical I know, I prefer Lou's solo versions of the of the Velvet Underground's classics.
 
   Dec-08-18 Lasker vs W Napier, 1904
 
wtpy: I think 19 hg6 has to be considered an improvement as well.
 
   Dec-08-18 I Schneider vs E Karavade, 2018
 
wtpy: This is an interesting game. Schneider sacs a piece for a pawn; Karavade declines it, sacs a pawn, gets a small positional plus and then completely outplays the player of the day.
 
   Dec-08-18 Khalifman vs L Gutman, 1989 (replies)
 
wtpy: Wasn't Gutman the name of the Sydney Greenstreet character in the Maltese Falcon?
 
   Dec-08-18 A Tate vs R Vedder, 2008 (replies)
 
wtpy: And I went with 21 Nf7 which Stockfish prefers.
 
   Dec-06-18 Reshevsky vs Larry Evans, 1960 (replies)
 
wtpy: Time pressure would explain 34 Rf8+; as Jerseybob noted 14 years ago 34 Re1 is a dead draw.
 
   Dec-06-18 S Slipak vs T Gibson, 2008 (replies)
 
wtpy: This was a hard, hard problem. I considered Rd4 but then tried to make f7 work. Not even.
 
   Dec-04-18 Windhorst vs K Shoup, 1985 (replies)
 
wtpy: Offramp, So soupcon can also mean a little bit and perhaps that is how it applies to suspicion because you have just a little evidence, not enough to know for sure. I suspect that the pun is related to the colloquial call to mealtime--Soup's on--though it is often gumbo in my neck of ...
 
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