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Chessgames Bookie
Member since Feb-10-06 · Last seen Feb-11-16
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   Chessgames Bookie has kibitzed 1453 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-06-16 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: I am still waiting for the pairings to go up for the 9th Round of the Moscow Open. Will have some games posted as soon as they become available.
 
   Jan-31-16 OhioChessFan chessforum (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: blah, blah, blah.
 
   Jan-15-16 Wesley So (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Hi everyone! Are we ready for Tata Steel? Just stopped by to wish Wes Good Luck!
 
   Nov-14-15 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Wanna bet?! No, really, wanna bet? There's some action going on at the ChessBookie Game . :) And Payday is coming! In a few days, all active players (everybody who had placed at least one bet this season) will receive an extra 1000 chessbucks. So hurry up and place at ...
 
   Nov-14-15 European Team Championship (2015) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Wanna bet?! No, really, wanna bet? There's some action going on at the ChessBookie Game . :) And Payday is coming! In a few days, all active players (everybody who had placed at least one bet this season) will receive an extra 1000 chessbucks. So hurry up and place at ...
 
   Oct-05-15 F Lequoy vs D Julliard, 1982 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: ♔ ANNOUNCEMENT ♔ (last one, I promise) The last bet for the Summer 2015 leg is out: World Cup R7,Tiebreaks: Karjakin - Svidler WINNER . Bet on it before it closes (or you know, the site goes out) - Penguin
 
   Oct-04-15 World Cup (2015) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Who do <you> think will win the tiebreak match? Place your bets here: World Cup R7,Tiebreaks: Karjakin - Svidler WINNER . Note that this will be the last bet of the Summer 2015 leg, as the season wraps up tomorrow upon the conclusion of this match. Good luck ...
 
   Oct-04-15 Karjakin vs Svidler, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Congrats to Karjakin on rallying back down 2-0. Tomorrow will be the last day of not only the World Cup, but also the Summer 2015 leg for the ChessBookie game. I will only have up 1 bet (the winner): World Cup R7,Tiebreaks: Karjakin - Svidler WINNER . (saved you a click, ...
 
   Oct-04-15 S Makarichev vs Alburt, 1978 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Dear <cg> puzzle solvers, Betting on Game 4 of the World Cup is open: ChessBookie Game . Good luck! Today could be the last day of the Summer 2015 leg. - Penguin
 
   Oct-03-15 A Minasian vs T Nalbandian, 2008 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Hello all Saturday puzzle solvers! Betting on Game 3 of the World Cup finals is open: ChessBookie Game . The Summer 2015 leg is wrapping up very quickly, as in unless Karjakin wins to extend the match, <today will be the final day of the leg>. - Penguin
 
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Dec-05-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Golden Executive: <Switch> and <Moronovich> are right.

<Pick the correct result of three games from the 2nd round of the London Classic to win. Game 1 is <McShane vs Carlsen>, game 2 is <Nakamura vs Aronian>, and game 3 is <Short vs Kramnik.>>

I got this:

SETTLEMENT DATE: Dec-04-11
PROJECTED PAYOUT: -- (20:1) London Chess Classic: Rd 2: PICK THREE Draw-White-Black
LOSE 100c$
[discard ticket]

Dec-05-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: <SETTLEMENT DATE: Dec-04-11
PROJECTED PAYOUT: -- (20:1) London Chess Classic: Rd 2: PICK THREE Draw-White-Black
LOSE 150c$
[discard ticket]>

This to show you,The Chessgame Bookie, the winning ticket.

Dec-05-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Didn't I read somewhere where the bookie was unable to correct mistakes?
Dec-05-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  hms123: <TD> Yes. You read it in my new book, <Life on the Run>.
Dec-05-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Hey, I won round three pick 3 ...So even if I I have to give back the round two "earnings" I'm still up about 500cbs. (That is, of course if round 3 is not a mistake)
Dec-06-11  ycsidney: How on earth did i make nearly 3000 cb on round three pick three with the wrong pick draw black black?
Dec-06-11  ycsidney: Oops round 2!
Dec-06-11
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  wordfunph: <CG Bookie> when does this leg end?
Dec-06-11
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  dakgootje: The end of the leg is afoot.
Dec-06-11
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  technical draw: <dakgootje><The end of the leg is afoot.> Lol!!
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Anyway, for those of us who have recently received certain "benefits" remember:

"Pride goes before destruction and haughtiness before a fall"...Proverbs 16:18

Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chessgames Bookie: We are very sorry for the mistake in the payout for London Chess Classic: Rd 2: PICK THREE.

All payouts have been reversed and those who threw away winning tickets will find the tickets back in their possession.

All people who profited from the error will find their winnings forcefully removed from their account. In the event that you do not have enough funds to pay back, they will be added to your Loanshark debt.

Dec-06-11
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  SwitchingQuylthulg: <Bookie> Thanks :)
Dec-06-11
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  moronovich: <Chessgame Bookie>

Thanks ! This feels a lot better now ;)

Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chessgames Bookie: FYI, We also recomputed the leaderboard.
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Aaaaaarrrgghh!!
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Well, actually I'm not as bad off as hms123 who had his dreams shattered. I'm still in contention in 10th place.
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  hms123: <TD> I think it would make a great title for my next autobiography.

<Shattered Dreams: How the evil chessbookie destroyed the hopes of hms123>

It has a nice ring. Maybe my book tour will turn into a presidential run.

Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  dakgootje: <TD>

I saw the possibility for a legend pun.. ;)

Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <dakgootje> What pun?
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: <dakgootje: The end of the leg is afoot.>

<dakgoot> corny but i compliment that with "lol!" :)

LCC restday today and so it's also our restday, see you all in round 5..

Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: I did it! I hit the pick 3 for $3,334!! I'm back in the game...(I hope it's not another 'mistake'.)
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Is the London Chess Classic (2011) tournament going to be the last tournament for betting?
Dec-07-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: <technical draw: I did it! I hit the pick 3 for $3,334!! I'm back in the game...(I hope it's not another 'mistake'.)>

Kudos !
Kind of poetic justice after the rd2 mistake,I suppose .

Dec-07-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: Same question as <Penguincw>.
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