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Member since Oct-10-04 · Last seen Jun-25-17
I live in Palm Bay, Florida. I work at Harris Corporation as an information systems security engineer (ISSE) - Bill Wall's chess page (hundreds of chess articles, resources, pgn collections, 50,000 chess game I have played, etc)

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   wwall has kibitzed 1130 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jun-04-17 T Magee vs C Aker, 1981
wwall: It was a friendly correspondence game. Magee (NC), Aker (IN) and Wall (OH) all of us were playing several postal games together during this period. I have to admit, both Magee and Aker were beating me more than I was beating them, and a few chess miniatures and traps came out of our ...
   May-21-17 V Petrov vs Flohr, 1937
wwall: Reuben Fine called this an equal game after 19 moves, but it looks like White is winning after Black played 14...Bf8. Instead of 20.g4, White may have stronger moves such as 20.Bf4 or 20.Qd3. Instead of 22.Bxh6, perhaps 22.Nh4 Kh7 23.f3 is stronger. Instead of 25.Ne2, perhaps 25.Nh4 ...
   May-12-17 Bronstein vs I Rudakovsky, 1945
wwall: Perhaps the losing move is 22...exd5, which allows the attack on the black rook with 23.Bg4. Better seems 22...f5, threatening 23...Qxh4. 28.Qh6 was strong, threatening 29.Be6+ Rf7 30.Bxf7+ Kxf7 31.Qxh7+ and 32.Qe7 mate
   May-12-17 wwall chessforum
wwall: Thanks again wordfunph. I celebrated by watching Queen of Katwa, Hidden Figures, and reading one of your books
   May-11-17 Bill Wall
wwall: Geoff, you are the funniest. My wife got her credit cards stolen a few months ago, but I didn't report it. The thief is spending less than my wife. And in this country we have to deal with the firing of the FBI Director. My dad was an FBI agent and I worked for years with them in my ...
   Apr-09-17 Robert James Fischer (replies)
wwall: I remember that picture of Fischer performing with that Alpine dance troupe, but later read it was fake and not really Bobby Fischer, but someone that looked like him. I have not confirmed if that was really Fischer or not.
   Apr-08-17 O Bernstein vs Najdorf, 1954
wwall: A link on my article of older players. I need to update it. It's getting old.
   Feb-24-17 R Frick vs T Magnusson, 2013
wwall: Tal - E. Jaggs, London simul 1964, went 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 cxd4 7. cxd4 Ne7 8. Bd3 O-O 9. Nf3 Nbc6 10. Bxh7+ Kh8 11. Bd3 Ng6 12. Ng5 1-0
   Feb-23-17 A Hild vs H Goering, 1900
wwall: 9...O-O? loses a piece after 10.cxd5, threatening 11.dxc6. If 10...Qxd5, then 11.Bxe4. Instead of 9...O-O, Black had to play 9...Nf6 or 9...Bxf3. 17.Qxd4! was clever. After 17...Bc5 (pinning queen and king) 18.Bxg4 Bxd4+ 19.Kf1, and of 19...Rxe1+, then 20.Rxe1 Qc5 21.Re8+ Qf8 22.Rxf8+
   Feb-22-17 I Gudju vs K Behting, 1924
wwall: Besides 24...Qd4, Black could have won with 24...Nd4+ 25 Kc3 (25.Ka4 Qa6 mate) 25...Bb4+ 26.Kxb4 Nc2+ 27.Ka4 Qa6+ 28.Kb3 Nxa1+ 29.Kb4 (29.Kc3 Qa5+ 30.b4 Qe5 mate) 29...Qb6+ 30.Ka4 a5, threatening 31...Qb4 mate
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  AylerKupp: Sunday, May 15 for a game is fine with me.
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  wwall: bill_wall at

the dates are ok

Apr-16-11  chessmoron: I see you. You will be at table 1.
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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!! :)
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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
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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  chessmoron: April 16-Round 1

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

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

April 23-Round 2

Rybka 4-Houdini

April 30-Round 3

Stockfish-Rybka 4

May 7-Round 4

Hosea/Schiller/Wall-Rybka 4

May 14-Round 5

Houdini-Rybka 4

May 21-Round 6

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
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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  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
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  wwall: A draw with Stockfish in 34 moves. Will post game later.
Apr-23-11  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.
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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  chessmoron: <1 May 2011> won't work for <kutztown> though.

Would April 29th work for you <wwall>?

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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  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?
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  Golden Executive: <chessmoron> <April 30-Round 3

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

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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,

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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