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wwall
Member since Oct-10-04 · Last seen May-24-16
I live in Palm Bay, Florida. I work at Harris Corporation as an information systems security engineer.

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   wwall has kibitzed 1073 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-23-16 B Wall vs M Acosta, 1977
 
wwall: After 29...Nf8, instead of 30.Ne2, guarding the e4 pawn, perhaps 30.Qh5, and if 30...Ne6, then 31.e5 fxe5 32.fxe5 Bf8 33.Ree1, and White should be OK. 32.Nxd4 looks like the losing move, allowing ...c5 and ...Bb7. Best may be 32.Qf2
 
   May-22-16 Hort vs I Ivanco, 1959
 
wwall: 17...Nd5 may not be best. Better may be 17...Ne5 (17...Nb4 doesn't seem to work) 18.Bxc5 Bxe4 19.dxe4 Qxd1+ 20.Rxd1 Rb2. 19...Bxc3 Black gets his pawn back, but this doesn't seem to work. Perhaps 19...Ba6 is best. After 22.Rc1, Black doesn't have a good square to go to with his queen.
 
   May-22-16 Larsen vs Ljubojevic, 1979 (replies)
 
wwall: Note by Gligoric said that 17.Ne3 was too passive and that 17.Be3 was better. But Black can play 17...Bxd3 and has the better game. Looks like White took a poison pawn after 20.Qxb7. Better may have been 20.Bd2 Be4 21.Bxe4 Qxe4 and now try 22.Qxb7. After 21...Nxc1, White cannot play ...
 
   May-11-16 Bill Wall (replies)
 
wwall: Thanks, all (including Frederick and Willy). I made it past Fischer's years at 64 and will now try to pass my old friend, Walter Browne (66), next. Not ready to retire yet. My wife still wants to travel and buy things. Otherwise, I would be doing more chess playing, chess writing, and
 
   May-10-16 R A James vs G Wall, 2006 (replies)
 
wwall: <So apparently one way to win games is to change your last name to "Wall".> works for me, along with all the other off-the-Wall remarks. But I don't plan on any trips to the Mexican border soon.
 
   Apr-27-16 Einstein vs Oppenheimer, 1933
 
wwall: Einstein and Princeton in 1933 show up on page 425 in Isaacson's book. No mention of meeting Oppenheimer until the 1940s. Oppie was doing astrophysics work at Berkeley and CalTech in the 1930s and did not join Princeton until after WW II. I have no additional info of Einstein, ...
 
   Apr-24-16 wordfunph chessforum (replies)
 
wwall: Happy Birthday <wordfunph> and best wishes, my friend.
 
   Apr-23-16 G B Fraser vs G Neumann, 1867
 
wwall: 34.Qb4? loses a pawn after 34...Ba2 and 35...Rxa4, and the rest of White's game crumbled. White had to play 34.Nc3 or 34.Nb2. After 40.Rb4, Black plays 40...Qe2 and forces the exchange of queens, and now Black has control of the 7th rank. Better may have been 40.Rc1 and 41.Qd2 to ...
 
   Apr-16-16 H Lehmann vs L Shamkovich, 1966
 
wwall: This game won a brilliancy prize. White played 22.Nxc5!, a double sacrifice of knight and rook. Black played 22...dxc5. If 22...Bxb1, then 23.Nxa6 bxa6 24.Nxa7+ Kd7 (24...Qc7 25.Rxb1) 25.Qd1, threatening 26.Qa4+ for the win. 22...dxc5 23.bxc5 Nc7 (better may have been 23...b6. If ...
 
   Apr-15-16 Botvinnik vs Taimanov, 1953
 
wwall: Botvinnik annotated this game for a book called Botvinnik's Creative Work in Chess, edited by Baturnsky. He wrote that 27.g7 Re8 was a rare case of mutual blindness. It was only after the game that it was established that Black could take the pawn with his king, but in the heat of the
 
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Apr-16-11
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  AylerKupp: Sunday, May 15 for a game is fine with me.
Apr-16-11
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  wwall: bill_wall at bellsouth.net

the dates are ok

Apr-16-11
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  chessmoron: I see you. You will be at table 1.
Apr-16-11
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  kutztown46: 11:45 AM. I am logged in at Advanced Lounge 7.
Apr-16-11  Open Defence: breaking news!! Bill Wall + Open Defence draw against Rybka!! :)
Apr-16-11
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  wwall: I think it was Houdini we played, run by Aylerkupp. We had Black. With the help of Hosea, we got a draw (drawn endgame as we sacked our knight to get into a knight vs pawn ending).
Apr-16-11  Open Defence: i thought Wilson said GE and AK switched engines and kutz just posted his stockfish game against houdini, so my guess we drew with rybka.. though i am very confused at the line up change
Apr-16-11  Open Defence: the yahoo game score emailed to me is in a very poor format will wait for AK to post the PGN
Apr-16-11
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  kutztown46: Congratulations <Deffi> and <Bill Wall> for your draw against Rybka. My Stockfish gets to play against you next week.
Apr-16-11
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  chessmoron: April 16-Round 1

Rybka 4 (User: AylerKupp)-Hosea/Schiller/Wall

Houdini (User: Golden Executive)-Stockfish (User: kutztown46)

April 23-Round 2

Hosea/Schiller/Wall-Stockfish
Rybka 4-Houdini

April 30-Round 3

Houdini-Hosea/Schiller/Wall
Stockfish-Rybka 4

May 7-Round 4

Hosea/Schiller/Wall-Rybka 4
Stockfish-Houdini

May 14-Round 5

Stockfish-Hosea/Schiller/Wall
Houdini-Rybka 4

May 21-Round 6

Hosea/Schiller/Wall-Houdini
Rybka 4-Stockfish

Apr-16-11  Open Defence: we have White next week if you have any specific opening prep in mind do let me know
Apr-18-11  Open Defence: Hi Bill, sent you an email
Apr-21-11
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  playground player: <wwall> Thanks for the tip, I'll check it out. And thanks for introducing me to the Orangutan! I've had no end of fun with it.
Apr-23-11
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  chessmoron: 40 more minutes. (8:20 am PDT as I'm writing) Yahoo Chess! Advanced Lounge 7.
Apr-23-11  Open Defence: im logged in 6 mins to go
Apr-23-11
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  wwall: A draw with Stockfish in 34 moves. Will post game later.
Apr-23-11
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  chessmoron: <wwall> I might have to move Round 5 to May 21st because of <Open Defence>'s Business trip 5/10-5/16 with May 14th as a rest day. If you object, please let me know.
Apr-23-11
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  wwall: <chessmoron>. I have no problem on the May date, but now I have a conflict for next week, April 30. I am playing in the Space Coast Open in Cocoa, FL with round 1 at 10 am and Rd 2 at 1 pm. I don't think I can make the 12 noon start time for EST. Can a replacement be found for me or can Hosea and Eric play if Eric makes it?
Apr-23-11  Open Defence: does Sunday 1 May 2011 work for you Bill?
Apr-23-11
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  chessmoron: <1 May 2011> won't work for <kutztown> though.

Would April 29th work for you <wwall>?

Apr-23-11
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  wwall: Friday, April 29 would work for me if it is in the evening EST. On May 1, my rounds are at 9 am and 2:30 pm. I would be ok in the evening.
Apr-23-11
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  chessmoron: 10:30 pm EDT Friday on April 29th? (That 8 am Saturday in India). If that doesn't work for you, Thursday, the 28th at the same time?
Apr-23-11
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  Golden Executive: <chessmoron> <April 30-Round 3

Houdini-Hosea/Schiller/Wall
Stockfish-Rybka 4 >
I (Houdini´s operator) have no problem playing at Sunday May 1 or Friday 29. I have problem thursday 28

Apr-23-11
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  wwall: 10:30 pm EST works perfectly for me on Friday (Thursday also works)
Apr-23-11  Open Defence: just read the comments to the rybka game at chess.com,

I dont think the average chess fan understands how much of a handicap no Opening books and no Tablebases are to an engine

it still takes a lot of work to go the distance against an engine but with opening books and tablebases the engines would gain and exploit advantages in record time

so the guy who posted that rybka must have been handicapped was in a sense right that it was handicapped with no opening book or tablebase but not otherwise in handicapped in any way..

wonder what they will say for the stockfish game especially since it was a tactical shot that got the draw!

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