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|Jan-17-12|| ||Penguincw: Timman is still is in form, today drawing blood against Illya Nyzhnyk in 97 moves!|
Timman vs I Nyzhnyk, 2012
|Jan-17-12|| ||Stonehenge: <Penguin> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOi5... :)|
|Jan-29-12|| ||bronkenstein: Jah commenting on one of his games from TATA B - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_crO...|
|May-29-12|| ||whiteshark: <"I wasn't sure what square to take the rook to. Because there were three alternatives (e8, d8 and c8), I decided to go for the middle one.">|
Which game? Anyone?
|Jul-15-12|| ||achieve: For those interested in the <Jan Timman> pronunciation: I submitted the correct one to CG and you can hear it by clicking the "PRONUNCIATION" button located at the top of the Bio section.|
|Jul-24-12|| ||SimonWebbsTiger: Jan is one of 22 GMs playing this year's edition of Politiken Cup (28/7-5/8) in Helsingør (Elsinore), Denmark. Hungarian legend Lajos Portisch is in the field too.|
The field here
|Nov-06-12|| ||whiteshark: "When you're good at something, you should continue to do it. Too many players have stopped at a relatively young age ..." |
~ Jan Timman
|Nov-07-12|| ||ketchuplover: Good luck at Wijk Jan :)|
|Nov-17-12|| ||ketchuplover: Here's a new "game" for Herr Timman...
Timman(2507) vs. Villemur Tamarit(1659) 12-17-11 Event "Open Mundial de Leon Equipos"
1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 Bf5 3.d3 Nf6 4.Bg2 c6
5.0-0 Nbd7 6.c4 e6 7.Qb3 Qb6 8.Be3 Bc5
9.Bxc5 Nxc5 10.Nbd2??? 0-0???? 11.Nd4????? Bg6?????? Black Resigns??????? 1-0
|Dec-14-12|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday GM Timman!|
|Dec-29-12|| ||DanielBryant: Is his book Chess: The Adventurous Way worth reading?|
|Sep-18-13|| ||Penguincw: ♔ Quote of the Day ♔
< "I wasn't sure what square to take the rook to. Because there were three alternatives (e8, d8 and c8), I decided to go for the middle one." >
So I'm guessing d8.
|Dec-14-13|| ||ketchuplover: what <brankat> said|
|Dec-14-13|| ||Penguincw: Happy 62nd birthday to Dutch GM Jan Timman.|
|Dec-14-13|| ||whiteshark: I'll second that, <ketchuplover>!|
|Jan-26-14|| ||Conrad93: Shame that most chess players barely know who he is...|
|Jan-26-14|| ||Karposian: What a great tournament by Jan Timman in Tata Steel Challengers. You are still a formidable chess player, well done!|
|Jan-24-15|| ||Gregor Samsa Mendel: Sadly, Timman isn't doing so well in this year's Tata Steel Challengers.|
|Feb-09-15|| ||Domdaniel: < Shame that most chess players barely know who he is...>|
Can this be true?
Some people don't seem to know who anyone is.
|May-08-15|| ||TheFocus: <The thing is, back then you didn't have this transfer of information, this influence of computers and databases. This meant that everything you needed to pick up, you needed to pick up from what happened around you, what happened at tournaments, what the strongest players were doing. You could rely on your talent. It was a fantastic time. You didn't need to learn a lot, you didn't need to prepare a lot; it was all natural. That's why I liked it so much> - Jan Timman.|
|May-15-15|| ||TheFocus: <Half the variations which are calculated in a tournament game turn out to be completely superfluous. Unfortunately, no one knows in advance which half> - Jan Timman.|
|May-16-15|| ||TheFocus: <Some studies make such a deep impression on you that they stay etched in your memory forever> - Jan Timman.|
|May-17-15|| ||TheFocus: <The best reason to abolish it, in my opinion, is that everyone should deal with his time in the best way; there is no good reason why you should get half a minute extra with each move, except that it's a bit easier for the arbiter> - Jan Timman (speaking about incremental time controls)|
|May-17-15|| ||TheFocus: <When you're good at something, you should continue to do it. Too many players have stopped at a relatively young age> - Jan Timman.|
|May-22-15|| ||TheFocus: <Once you’re no longer young, open tournaments are very hard work. - Jan Timman (page 90, New in Chess, 2012/6.|
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