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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>

Oh yes, sometimes I post more chess stuff here:

https://zanchess.wordpress.com/

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   zanzibar has kibitzed 13105 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-25-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
zanzibar: Cow tipping? I always wondered about that. 15 or 20 percent?
 
   Feb-25-17 Biographer Bistro
 
zanzibar: A link to the quote: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/... It would be nice to have the full content of that. Unfortunately, I think that, much like Lasker's magazine, most of the volumes aren't available online. Perhaps these volumes were stolen from the public libraries? I have
 
   Feb-25-17 chessgames.com chessforum
 
zanzibar: Well I guess it's formal and official... https://simpsonswiki.com/wiki/Magnu... But what's this Sven and Øen business?! Don't tell me <CG> has been shown up by wikiSimpsons.
 
   Feb-25-17 Wilhelm Steinitz
 
zanzibar: < I [Hoffer] had the pleasure of making Steinitz's acquaintance then, and had to interpret his numerous protests. His second interpreter was Loyd, but he soon tired of the position, and told him on one occasion, “Look here, Steinitz, if a man wants to quarrel he must either be ...
 
   Feb-25-17 Doll (replies)
 
zanzibar: <HMM> didn't you post this one some time before? http://thumbs3.picclick.com/d/l400/... The hallway photo looks a little over-the-top for SI, although it definitely shows off her lower body musculature fairly well. But I think the bathing suit is getting the short rift in the
 
   Feb-24-17 Timothy David Harding
 
zanzibar: His PhD is online: <‘Battle at long range’: correspondence chess in Britain and Ireland, 1824-1914, a social and cultural history (2009)> http://www.tara.tcd.ie/bitstream/ha...
 
   Feb-24-17 Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona da Cutri
 
zanzibar: I thought <CG> didn't like to crop images - here the full version: http://files.chess.com/albums/batgi...
 
   Feb-24-17 Ruy Lopez de Segura (replies)
 
zanzibar: Il Puttino vs Ruy Lopez http://files.chess.com/albums/batgi... https://www.chess.com/blog/batgirl/...
 
   Feb-23-17 Steinitz - Zukertort World Championship Match (1886) (replies)
 
zanzibar: Actually, the case could be made that Fischer--Spassky (1972) wasn't really between the #1 and #2 best players. Certainly the #1 was there, but the #2, ah, there's the rub: http://chessmetrics.com/cm/CM2/Summ...
 
   Feb-23-17 Gyula Makovetz
 
zanzibar: Thanks <rb>, I should take some time to play over some of his games then. And maybe research him a little more.
 
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