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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
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   zanzibar has kibitzed 17698 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-18-18 Adolf Georg Olland (replies)
 
zanzibar: <<Telemus> <zanzibar/Retireborn> It takes two minutes to find a reference for the final result of the Reti/Olland match ... > Agreed, but my comment was directed at <thomastonk>'s lack of providing it. It's a curious oversight.
 
   Feb-18-18 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
zanzibar: <dice> oh so tired. Yip, yap, yip, yap, yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap,yip, yap Somebody let little fluff out.
 
   Feb-16-18 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
zanzibar: How can you have a best hair list w/o Spassky?
 
   Feb-16-18 1st American Chess Congress (1857) (replies)
 
zanzibar: A <first-look look>: https://zanchess.wordpress.com/2018...
 
   Feb-16-18 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
zanzibar: < [Source "Shakhmaty (Riga) N9 (May 1965) p7"] >
 
   Feb-16-18 Bang
 
zanzibar: <Perf> very good, totally counter-intuitive save.
 
   Feb-15-18 Doll
 
zanzibar: The cheerleader configuration looks a bit hazardous - all those exposed blades. .
 
   Feb-15-18 Fischerandom Chess (replies)
 
zanzibar: <drleper> Yes, it seems rather clear by the light of day that 960 needs XFEN or SFEN for castling under certain circumstances. But regular FEN can be used to truncate any 960 game's movelist beginning, as I said last night. The assumption is that all the subsequent moves are ...
 
   Feb-14-18 Robert James Fischer (replies)
 
zanzibar: OK, here's a good indication... < 3. 8. 2 If a player withdraws after he has signed his contract or after the start of the tournament, he shall receive no prize money and this money will be retained by FIDE. > https://www.fide.com/FIDE/handbook/... It's from the FIDE ...
 
   Feb-14-18 Lord Dunsany (replies)
 
zanzibar: <dumbgai> I think so... <Rules are the same as in regular chess, with the following exceptions: Black moves first. Only Black's pawns have the two-step option on their first move. Black wins by capturing all 32 white pawns, while White wins by checkmating Black. Other ...
 
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