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Member since Oct-10-04 · Last seen Sep-26-16
I live in Palm Bay, Florida. I work at Harris Corporation as an information systems security engineer. - My chess page (articles, resources, pgn collections, etc)

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   wwall has kibitzed 1079 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jul-14-16 Polugaevsky vs Seirawan, 1984
wwall: not 12...Bc7? 13.Bxe5 Bxe5?? (13...O-O 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15.Ne4) 14.Qd8 mate
   Jun-22-16 Weiss vs Wirz, 1966
wwall: Instead of 8...Qe7, perhaps better is 8...Ne7, and if 9.Qf7+ Kd7 should be OK for Black. Instead of 16...N8d7, better may be 16...Ng4 17.Rf1 (17.h3 Nxh6) 17...Nf2+ (or 17...Nxh6) 18.Rxf2 Qxf2 19.h3 Ng6 The game was annotated in Chess Informant 1, game 2. Notes included: 6...Be6? ...
   Jun-22-16 Weiss
wwall: Hans Weiss was active in Zurich in 1966-67, so it should be Hans Weiss vs. Wirz, Zurich 1966.
   May-26-16 B Wall vs J Milton, 1977
wwall: Actually Paradise Won and Wall lost because of the 33.g3 wall that came crumbling down after 33...Nxh4. Perhaps 33.Qg1 Nxh4 34.Qc1 with a better Wall resistance. Earlier, 22.Ba3? allowing 22...e4 was bad. Maybe 22.Rab1 was best.
   May-26-16 wwall chessforum
wwall: OCF, thanks. Any more chess masters with a doctorate or medical doctor degree not nn my list at please let me know and I will add to the list.
   May-25-16 Jonathan Rowson (replies)
wwall: I listed all the doctors (PhD or MD) in chess at It may be outdated by a few years. I will need to update it soon.
   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
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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

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  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.
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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

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.
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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
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  wwall: A draw with Stockfish in 34 moves. Will post game later.
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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.
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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?
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  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.
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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?
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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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