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   Chessgames Bookie has kibitzed 963 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Apr-17-14 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: And the winner ... the 8th Chessbookie Champion of the world ... displaying both skill and luck ... is none other than << Absentee >> with 36,448 chessbucks! Absentee will win a $100 Gift Card which is as good as cash at The Chessgames Store , and a free year ...
 
   Jul-03-13 FIDE Grand Prix Beijing (2013) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Chessbookie! betting windows now open for rounds 1 & 2: Beijing rd 1: Giri-Karjakin Beijing rd 1: Morozevich-Wang Yue Beijing rd 1: Gelfand-Topalov Beijing rd 1: Leko-Mamedyarov Beijing rd 1: Kamsky-Grischuk Beijing rd 1: Ivanchuk-Wang Hao Good luck!
 
   Mar-26-13 Carlsen vs Gelfand, 2013 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: <I believe Carlsen will play 1.d4 against Gelfand.> <Maybe we'll see the good old Slav again!> Sounds to me like an opportunity to wager! London Candidates rd 10: Carlsen Gelfand FIRST MOVE
 
   Jan-16-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Wager? Did somebody say wager? I'll give you 9 to 1 on either of these guys!
 
   Jan-13-13 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: So sorry Annie, here's the replacement bet Tata Steel Rd 3: PICK THREE .
 
   Nov-19-12 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: The bet you've all been waiting for: Carlsen Breaks Kasparov's Record?
 
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Kibitzer's Corner
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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
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: <CG Bookie> when does this leg end?
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  dakgootje: The end of the leg is afoot.
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: <Bookie> Thanks :)
Dec-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  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  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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