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zanzibar
Member since Feb-01-12
<<The wounds received in battle bestow honor, they do not take it away...> ― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote>

<<Every day my mind grows keener, my good arm stronger...> ― Ignatz>

<< The men of the New England States are proverbially cool and calculating, and generally may be classed as long-headed, and it from this stock that Pillsbury has sprung. >

The Games in the St. Petersburg Tournament, 1895-96
... edited by J. Mason, W. H. K. Pollock>

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   zanzibar has kibitzed 12420 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-20-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
zanzibar: < No Chillin', that Grillin' Trumpin still Stumping, Ain't that Sumpin? Plez keep Prayin' The Wolves be Brayin' 410 Grinin' Aginin' > https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe... .
 
   Jan-20-17 Charles Jaffe
 
zanzibar: Or rather, was watching...
 
   Jan-19-17 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
zanzibar: It should be mentioned that SI had some good coverage of chess during that era - mostly because of the Fischer craze.
 
   Jan-19-17 Havana (1913) (replies)
 
zanzibar: Thanks <Retireborn>/<MissS>. I have a bit of rereading to catch back up on these matters it seems. Do either of you gentlemen(?) have opinions on Sanchez's book? (Is it Sanchez' or Sanchez's?) .
 
   Jan-19-17 Jose Raul Capablanca
 
zanzibar: <How I Learned Chess> The original Munsey Magazine article: https://books.google.com/books?id=K... or http://www.unz.org/Pub/Munseys-1916... An early reproduction in ACB: https://books.google.com/books?id=C... And Edward Winter's version: ...
 
   Jan-18-17 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
zanzibar: <CG> What if the games come in with FIDE id? I would assume you use it as priority identifier, yes? (OK, maybe 2nd to CG pid).
 
   Jan-18-17 T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858
 
zanzibar: What some call barn storming, others call promptitude!
 
   Jan-18-17 Morphy / Barnes vs Staunton / Owen, 1858
 
zanzibar: This game can be found in Sergaent's book, G75, p146. It is given as having been played in July 1858.
 
   Jan-18-17 Memorable Quotes chessforum
 
zanzibar: Space on monitors (and between one's ears too?)... <It was mostly there to fill space on large monitors before the era of mobile phones.> chessgames.com chessforum (kibitz #26657)
 
   Jan-18-17 ChessBookForum chessforum (replies)
 
zanzibar: McFarland is one of the classiest outfits out there, if not the classiest. I like dust jackets, they add to the book experience, but like Focus, I often take them off when actually reading the book. The glossy cover page... https://www.abebooks.com/books/feat... and the technical ...
 
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