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|Oct-12-12|| ||Sneaky: From Alexandra Kosteniuk's blog I found this delightful YouTube video <101 Checkmates in films>|
It's 12 minutes long and worth every second.
|Dec-24-12|| ||wordfunph: Merry Christmas!|
|Jan-03-13|| ||pawntificator: Happy New Year.|
|Jan-09-13|| ||Caissanist: Your embedding of musical notes in comments is pretty cool, how do you do it? Chessgames seems to be very very very strict on letting you embed much of anything in your messages.|
|Jan-09-13|| ||WannaBe: ♺⛔♔
Do a search (google, bing, yahoo...) for unicode/HTML and you can go nuts with it.
|Jan-09-13|| ||WannaBe: ♩ = ♩
♪ = ♪
♫ = ♫
♬ = ♬
♭ = ♭
♮ = ♮
♯ = ♯
♰ = ♰
♱ = ♱
|Jan-10-13|| ||Caissanist: Great, tx much ♪|
|Jan-10-13|| ||Check It Out: <sneaky> That movie checkmates video was hilarious. Bart Simpson's playing a simul and gets checkmated at the same time by all his opponents cracked me up.|
|Jan-11-13|| ||OhioChessFan: I did the Naka Gambit too. Put 200 on him to win and 197 on an exacta with Naiditsch. If both those hit, I'll still be 1200 behind any of the 32 finalists who did nothing. Depressing. It's really too big an advantage to carry for 25% of the year. I wish I'd put a few bucks on Naka-Movesian and Naka-Tiviakov but I forgot to go back and look at the odds table after my first bet.|
|Jan-12-13|| ||moronovich: <It's really too big an advantage to carry for 25% of the year.>|
I am in agreement.Something like 3-5K`s difference would be more fair IMO.But good luck with your wagers.I have also bucks on Naka .And also forgot to play combined ;)
|Jan-26-13|| ||Sneaky: <Bart Simpson's playing a simul and gets checkmated at the same time by all his opponents cracked me up.> That's straight from the Russian folktales of Ossip Bender.|
You see Ossip, posing as a grandmaster, arranged an "exhibition" for a moderate fee. He opened with 1.e4 on every single board, and the club, who had been studying some particular line in the Ruy Lopez, all responded with ...Nc6. Ossip again played the same move, and so did the crowd. Deep into the opening they went, until Ossip committed a horrific blunder on every single board allowing the entire club to checkmate him on the same move.
As usual with these tales, the vignette ends with Ossip escaping through a window as he's chased by a mob of furious chess players.
|Feb-08-13|| ||Check It Out: The Simpsons goes deep in to Russian folklore - genius!|
|Mar-15-13|| ||kogyithaung: Dear Mr. Sneaky Thanks a lot for the story of Ossip played I love the story for a fun HAHAHA long time not laugh. May I asked didn't you run like Ossip before or didn't you play Ruylopez again?|
|May-07-13|| ||Tiggler: <Sneaky> This is my first annual greeting on your chessforum. Happy May 7th!|
|May-07-13|| ||Tiggler: I googled deviled ham and found:
And then I found your g'friend's avatar:
|May-11-13|| ||Sneaky: LOL thanks Tiggler, that's precious.
By the way, I hope you had a nice Fibonacci day, 5/8/13 ;-)
|May-12-13|| ||Tiggler: <Sneaky> Oops I missed Fibonacci day in the US, but I can celebrate it with our European friends on 5th August, or wait till August 13th, 2134.|
|Aug-08-13|| ||The Last Straw: ♪♪♪♪♪♪♪♫-|
|Aug-08-13|| ||The Last Straw: AARgh...|
|Sep-05-13|| ||Sneaky: Dear diary: Today I found the long lost composition of Genrikh Kasparian that features two crazy-queens in one fabulous study. |
My mission at Chessgames is complete.
|Nov-22-13|| ||gauer: Hi <Sneaky>. WCC Editing Project chessforum was looking for a similar solution to your own.|
|Dec-24-13|| ||wordfunph: Sneaky, maligayang pasko!|
|Dec-29-13|| ||Sneaky: Happy X-Mas / Ramadan / Kwanzaa / Chanukah / Diwali / Festivus to everybody!|
And have a great new year!
|Mar-27-14|| ||Mating Net: This GOTD merits a place in your Underpromotions game collection.
S Schweber vs B Wexler, 1964|
|Mar-29-14|| ||Annie K.: <Sneaky> Hi, well said at the cg forum. :)|
BTW, are you familiar with your "namesake" game series by the very talented developer SelfDefiant?
Here's a small selection: http://www.melting-mindz.com/games....
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