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   yiotta has kibitzed 339 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Jan-12-19 G Passakos vs T Gelashvili, 1996
yiotta: An expert really made Gelashvili work for the win, but all was well in the end. After the knights were exchanged, I thought the winning method would involve playing g5 creating another passer when White is forced to play f4. Gelashvili was, of course, much cleverer than that. Good ...
   Jan-11-19 Bisguier vs Larsen, 1965 (replies)
yiotta: <jith1207>So Bisguier was right!
   Dec-09-18 London Chess Classic (2018) (replies)
yiotta: I don't understand this talk of chess being less serious. Are you less serious in your games, whether classical or blitz? I've had the pleasure of playing titled players occasionally and I can assure you they were as serious as a heart attack even though I was much the weaker player.
   Nov-12-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
yiotta: A difference in the position is that the Black king is free to roam, while the White king is constricted by his pawns. Will it matter?
   Nov-11-18 Carlsen - Caruana World Championship Match (2018) (replies)
yiotta: <tonsilliloth: It's hilarious when Trumpettes emerge from their echo chambers of ignorance and actually encounter intellectuals, who see straight through Trump's chicanery. They tend to flip out lol> You sound VERY intellectual! Is it you that tends to flip out lol, or ...
   Sep-10-18 Fischer vs W A Nyman, 1964 (replies)
yiotta: These discussions of Fischer's ultimate place in the pantheon of great players are so often based on longevity, losses to great payers early in his career, and other factors such as his off the board behavior. Too seldom is there an appreciation of the quality of his games, the ...
   Sep-05-18 Petrosian vs Ljubojevic, 1974 (replies)
yiotta: <An Englishman: I wonder how long it will take before the average chess player can appreciate what an amazing player Petrosian was, and how he won his games, It sure isn't easy for me.> <arsen387: I think it ain't easy even for GMs.> It wasn't easy for Petrosian either. ...
   Aug-25-18 Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1941
yiotta: <offramp> Thanks, the answer was staring me in the face. I didn't fully grasp the GOTD title either.
   Aug-12-18 Daniel Freeman (replies)
yiotta: <wtpy: I wouldn't call myself a liberal><diceman: That's alright, they never do.> LOL
   Jul-22-18 Carlsen vs Navara, 2018 (replies)
yiotta: Let this be a lesson for us all!
   Jun-09-18 Vogt vs Ulf Andersson, 1975 (replies)
   Jun-01-18 Altibox Norway (2018) (replies)
   May-25-18 Ravinsky vs Bronstein, 1946
   May-09-18 Tan Zhongyi vs Ju Wenjun, 2018 (replies)
   Apr-25-18 Topalov vs R Mamedov, 2018 (replies)
   Apr-16-18 Portisch vs Petrosian, 1974 (replies)
   Apr-13-18 Garry Kasparov (replies)
   Apr-13-18 Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 (replies)
   Mar-19-18 Grischuk vs Kramnik, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-19-18 Ivanchuk vs D Wagner, 2018
   Mar-18-18 World Championship Candidates (2018) (replies)
   Mar-13-18 Carlsen vs Ehlvest, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-12-18 P Napetschnig vs F Rhine, 1977 (replies)
   Mar-04-18 G Meier vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-03-18 Vassily Ivanchuk (replies)
   Mar-03-18 Carlsen vs M Flores, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-03-18 Carlsen vs K Holm, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-03-18 E Hansen vs Carlsen, 2018
   Mar-03-18 Carlsen vs Dreev, 2018
   Feb-28-18 Kasparov vs P Schuermann, 1986
   Jan-28-18 Tata Steel (2018) (replies)
   Jan-27-18 Fred Reinfeld (replies)
   Jan-13-18 Jimmy Lazos
   Oct-29-17 V Dambrauskas vs Movsesian, 1995
   Oct-15-17 A Mengarini vs R Anderson, 1971
   Oct-07-17 Gustaf Nyholm (replies)
   Sep-25-17 A Pourkashiyan vs Tarjan, 2016
   Sep-25-17 Tarjan vs Kramnik, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-25-17 Tarjan vs T Weinberger, 1968
   Sep-23-17 World Cup (2017) (replies)
   Sep-09-17 W So vs M Bluebaum, 2017 (replies)
   Jul-22-17 Jansa vs Huebner, 1969
   Jul-18-17 J Critelli vs T Taylor, 2006
   Jul-04-17 Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2017 (replies)
   Jul-02-17 Anand vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Jul-01-17 I Nepomniachtchi vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Jul-01-17 Carlsen vs W So, 2017 (replies)
   Jun-08-17 A Pomar Salamanca vs Hug, 1972
   Jun-05-17 W So vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
   Jun-05-17 Grob vs C Chaude de Silans, 1951
   May-28-17 M Marin vs D Alzate, 2002
   May-26-17 Carlsen vs A Groenn, 2005 (replies)
   Apr-16-17 I Rabinovich vs Goglidze, 1939
   Apr-04-17 B H Wood vs C H Alexander, 1946 (replies)
   Apr-03-17 P Haba vs R Tomczak, 1990
   Apr-01-17 Zsuzsa Polgar vs Yudasin, 1991 (replies)
   Apr-01-17 Zsuzsa Polgar vs S Liu, 1988
   Mar-13-17 T Weinberger vs Bisguier, 1968
   Mar-10-17 Lasker vs S T Sharp, 1905
   Jan-15-17 Carlsen vs R Wojtaszek, 2017 (replies)
   Jan-14-17 W So vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Jan-13-17 Jobava vs M Atabayev, 2016
   Dec-31-16 Sidney Norman Bernstein (replies)
   Dec-27-16 S Rubin vs G Ramirez, 1971
   Dec-26-16 Sidney J Rubin (replies)
   Dec-26-16 B Kolvig vs Petrosian, 1960 (replies)
   Dec-20-16 Zhu Chen vs I Krush, 2014 (replies)
   Dec-15-16 Petrosian vs Saidy, 1972
   Nov-14-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
   Oct-30-16 Carlsen-Nakamura Blitz Battle (2016) (replies)
   Oct-29-16 Frank Da Silva (replies)
   Oct-26-16 Shirov vs Vyzmanavin, 1994
   Oct-04-16 Tal Memorial (2016) (replies)
   Sep-10-16 Euwe vs Tal, 1960 (replies)
   Aug-25-16 W So vs A Giri, 2016 (replies)
   Aug-11-16 Sinquefield Cup (2016) (replies)
   Jul-23-16 Gelfand vs E Inarkiev, 2016
   Jul-17-16 Carlsen vs W So, 2016 (replies)
   Jul-16-16 A Braun vs Nisipeanu, 2014 (replies)
   Jul-12-16 Carlsen vs Finn Syvertsen, 2000
   Jun-13-16 E Zude vs V Kunin, 2015
   Jun-13-16 G Valenti vs V Kunin, 2009
   Jun-13-16 D Swiercz vs V Kunin, 2009
   May-29-16 Gedeon Barcza (replies)
   May-29-16 Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 (replies)
   May-29-16 R J Gross vs L Christiansen, 1973
   May-25-16 Carlsen vs A Flaata, 2001 (replies)
   May-25-16 I Saric vs I V Kovalenko, 2016
   May-22-16 B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 (replies)
   May-22-16 Fischer vs Fine, 1963 (replies)
   May-16-16 Kamsky vs Kasparov, 1989
   May-03-16 Pachman vs Petrosian, 1958
   Apr-30-16 Igor Ivanov vs L Day, 1984
   Apr-30-16 Murey vs R Mamedov, 2015
   Apr-24-16 Carlsen vs A Giri, 2016 (replies)
   Apr-10-16 World Championship Candidates (2016) (replies)
   Mar-28-16 Karjakin vs Caruana, 2016 (replies)
   Mar-28-16 M Napolitano vs S Nyman, 1973 (replies)
   Mar-26-16 Romanishin vs Miles, 1979
   Mar-14-16 Karpov vs Yusupov, 1988 (replies)
   Mar-01-16 Alexander Alekhine (replies)
   Feb-10-16 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
   Feb-05-16 J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 (replies)
   Jan-31-16 Tomashevsky vs Caruana, 2016 (replies)
   Jan-31-16 Carlsen vs Ding Liren, 2016 (replies)
   Jan-29-16 Carlsen vs Yifan Hou, 2016 (replies)
   Jan-20-16 Sydney Thomas Sharp
   Jan-20-16 Yifan Hou vs Navara, 2016 (replies)
   Jan-20-16 Chiburdanidze vs Zhaoqin Peng, 1996
   Jan-11-16 Carlsen vs Eljanov, 2008
   Jan-07-16 Qatar Masters (2015) (replies)
   Jan-03-16 P Sinton vs Ken Pow, 1989
   Dec-31-15 Lasker vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1909
   Dec-22-15 Carlsen vs H A Gretarsson, 2003
   Dec-16-15 Radjabov vs A Volokitin, 2006
   Dec-15-15 Lilienthal vs Nezhmetdinov, 1951 (replies)
   Dec-14-15 J Hanken vs T Weinberger, 1963
   Dec-14-15 M Pena Gomez vs V P Moskalenko, 2008
   Dec-07-15 J Blackstone vs T Weinberger, 1960
   Dec-04-15 T Weinberger vs Tarjan, 1968
   Dec-03-15 T Engqvist vs Bronstein, 1990 (replies)
   Dec-03-15 Karpov vs Ulf Andersson, 1988
   Dec-02-15 K Kalantar vs Petrosian, 1946 (replies)
   Oct-30-15 J Hanken vs T Weinberger, 1962 (replies)
   Oct-26-15 Fischer vs Mecking, 1970 (replies)
   Oct-26-15 Fischer vs Filip, 1970 (replies)
   Oct-20-15 Lasker vs S T Sharp, 1906
   Oct-20-15 Illescas Cordoba vs T Taylor, 1987
   Oct-13-15 Kiril D Georgiev vs Psakhis, 1986 (replies)
   Sep-17-15 Judit Polgar vs Li Chao, 2011
   Sep-05-15 David Brine Pritchard (replies)
   Aug-21-15 Sinquefield Cup (2015) (replies)
   Aug-05-15 Kashdan vs S T Sharp, 1926
   Aug-05-15 Capablanca vs S T Sharp, 1922 (replies)
   Aug-05-15 Capablanca vs S T Sharp, 1911 (replies)
   Aug-05-15 Capablanca vs S T Sharp, 1915 (replies)
   Aug-05-15 Capablanca vs S T Sharp, 1910
   Jul-27-15 Vitiugov vs Wei Yi, 2015
   Jul-26-15 Symonds vs T Weinberger, 1974
   Jul-22-15 Petrosian vs G Barcza, 1952 (replies)
   Jul-02-15 Smirin vs M Shereshevsky, 1985
   Jun-28-15 L Shamkovich vs Petrosian, 1966 (replies)
   Jun-24-15 T Lux vs D Rogosin, 1962 (replies)
   Jun-18-15 Ullianov vs A Krutiansky, 1962
   Jun-17-15 Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian (replies)
   Jun-16-15 Kupchik vs Ed. Lasker, 1928
   Jun-14-15 Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1893 (replies)
   Jun-06-15 D Berczes vs Carlsen, 2002
   Jun-02-15 V Kovacevic vs Petrosian, 1970
   May-28-15 Joshua Colas vs Wei Yi, 2010
   May-27-15 J Kozma vs E Stoeckl, 1958
   May-25-15 Caruana vs Nakamura, 2015 (replies)
   May-22-15 E Schiller vs Carpenter, 1977 (replies)
   May-19-15 Caruana vs Jobava, 2015 (replies)
   May-19-15 Julio Bolbochan vs Guimard, 1941
   May-17-15 Psakhis vs Lputian, 1979
   May-17-15 Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937
   May-16-15 Caruana vs Tomashevsky, 2015 (replies)
   May-10-15 Shirov vs Kramnik, 2015 (replies)
   May-04-15 V Zvjaginsev vs Zhang Pengxiang, 2006
   May-01-15 W G Addison vs T Weinberger, 1964 (replies)
   Apr-29-15 Petrosian vs Gulko, 1975
   Apr-27-15 D Root vs T Weinberger, 1983
   Apr-24-15 Morozevich vs M Gurevich, 2001 (replies)
   Apr-13-15 Karjakin vs Wang Hao, 2005
   Apr-12-15 T Jugelt vs M Ehrke, 2008
   Apr-07-15 Petrosian vs Gufeld, 1960 (replies)
   Apr-07-15 H K Mattison vs G Nagy, 1925
   Mar-30-15 D Dzhangirov vs V Minakov, 2005 (replies)
   Mar-27-15 Tal vs Petrosian, 1974 (replies)
   Mar-16-15 Aronian vs Caruana, 2015
   Mar-14-15 A Karu vs Keres, 1931 (replies)
   Mar-10-15 Aganalian vs Petrosian, 1945
   Mar-03-15 P Quillen vs T Weinberger, 1961
   Mar-03-15 Harry Borochow (replies)
   Feb-13-15 Bronstein vs Tal, 1968 (replies)
   Jan-11-15 B Lasker vs E Varain, 1881 (replies)
   Jan-11-15 R A Redolfi vs E Eliskases, 1957
   Jan-11-15 Geoff Chandler (replies)
   Jan-11-15 Ding Liren vs Caruana, 2015 (replies)
   Dec-15-14 N Kosintseva vs Yifan Hou, 2011
   Dec-15-14 S E Almgren vs Robert E Byrne, 1946
   Dec-15-14 Alekhine vs I Koenig, 1922 (replies)
   Dec-09-14 L Jackson vs E Formanek, 1966 (replies)
   Dec-09-14 R Jacobs vs T Weinberger, 1969
   Dec-08-14 Prins vs J H C Fontein, 1938
   Nov-17-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-17-14 Fischer vs T Weinberger, 1957 (replies)
   Nov-17-14 Paul Heinrich
   Nov-17-14 Diane Savereide (replies)
   Nov-17-14 D Savereide vs T Weinberger, 1981
   Nov-16-14 E Bersbach vs T Weinberger, 1961
   Oct-14-14 Akobian vs Robson, 2009
   Oct-14-14 Zhao Jun vs Robson, 2007
   Oct-14-14 V Onischuk vs Caruana, 2006
   Oct-12-14 Gelfand vs Nakamura, 2010 (replies)
   Sep-30-14 Caruana vs Ponomariov, 2014 (replies)
   Sep-04-14 J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 (replies)
   Aug-24-14 C Bauer vs Fressinet, 2014 (replies)
   Aug-24-14 P Clarke vs Petrosian, 1958 (replies)
   Aug-21-14 J Pinski vs A Zontakh, 2001 (replies)
   Aug-20-14 V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 (replies)
   Aug-20-14 Korchnoi vs Petrosian, 1959
   Aug-10-14 Kramnik vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005
   Aug-09-14 E Inarkiev vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2007
   Aug-09-14 Botvinnik vs Robatsch, 1966 (replies)
   Aug-09-14 Bu Xiangzhi vs L Seres, 1999
   Aug-08-14 Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 (replies)
   Jul-31-14 T Weinberger vs Tarjan, 1967
   Jul-31-14 Aronian vs Anand, 2013 (replies)
   Jul-26-14 Petrosian vs J A Rubinetti, 1964
   Jul-26-14 Saidy vs Fischer, 1964 (replies)
   Jul-26-14 S Neuschmied vs E Moser, 2011
   Jul-26-14 E Corzo vs Capablanca, 1902 (replies)
   Jul-22-14 M Sharif vs Kasparov, 1988 (replies)
   Jun-29-14 Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 (replies)
   Jun-21-14 T Weinberger vs J Lazos, 1969 (replies)
   Jun-15-14 Y Neishtadt vs Gipslis, 1955 (replies)
   Jun-02-14 Berliner vs Fischer, 1963 (replies)
   May-27-14 Stockfish vs Houdini, 2014 (replies)
   May-22-14 Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1861 (replies)
   May-12-14 G Minchev vs Z Georgiev, 1994
   May-12-14 G Minchev vs S Genchev, 1994
   May-05-14 Gufeld vs Miles, 1996 (replies)
   Apr-01-14 Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 (replies)
   Mar-16-14 Marshall vs Janowski, 1905 (replies)
   Mar-07-14 Larry Evans vs S E Almgren, 1946
   Mar-07-14 S E Almgren vs H Gordon, 1946
   Feb-27-14 P Dubinin vs Petrosian, 1950 (replies)
   Feb-10-14 A W Fox vs Capablanca, 1906 (replies)
   Feb-06-14 Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 (replies)
   Jan-27-14 Vaganian vs Kupreichik, 1974 (replies)
   Dec-29-13 Gufeld vs Tal, 1959 (replies)
   Dec-27-13 Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 (replies)
   Jul-03-13 Reshevsky vs T Weinberger, 1961
   Jul-01-13 Kosteniuk vs R Edouard, 2013 (replies)
   Jun-27-13 Petrosian vs J Peters, 1976 (replies)
   Sep-18-12 K H Podzielny vs Matulovic, 1977 (replies)
   Jul-10-12 Bologan vs Radjabov, 2012 (replies)
   Jun-22-12 Karpov vs Seirawan, 2012 (replies)
   Jun-22-12 Kramnik vs V Malaniuk, 1994 (replies)
   Jun-22-12 Yates vs Breyer, 1912
   Jun-17-12 T Weinberger vs J Loftsson, 1961
   Jun-17-12 Arthur R Spiller (replies)
   Jun-05-12 Keres vs Petrosian, 1950 (replies)
   Jun-05-12 Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 (replies)
   Jun-05-12 Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 (replies)
   May-27-12 Judit Polgar vs Gulko, 1994
   May-27-12 I Koenig vs T Weinberger, 1962
   May-27-12 Rubinstein vs L Loewy Sr, 1905 (replies)
   May-22-12 Mo Zhai vs E Karavade, 2012
   May-14-12 Karpov vs Topalov, 2002 (replies)
   May-13-12 R Cross vs L Grumette, 1954
   May-09-12 Ragozin vs Boleslavsky, 1942 (replies)
   May-09-12 Ragozin vs Konstantinopolsky, 1939
   May-09-12 Ragozin vs D Rovner, 1938
   May-09-12 Ragozin vs Levenfish, 1930
   May-09-12 Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 (replies)
   May-07-12 Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 (replies)
   May-04-12 Tal vs Jack Miller, 1988 (replies)
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