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Chessgames Bookie
Member since Feb-10-06 · Last seen Aug-30-15
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   Chessgames Bookie has kibitzed 1317 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Aug-30-15 Sinquefield Cup (2015) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Bet on the Carlsen-Grischuk game as it's happening: Sinquefield Cup Rd 7: Carlsen - Grischuk LIVE . - Penguin
 
   Aug-30-15 Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Hey guys! So how do you think this game is going? You think you can already pick the result of this game?! Well then you can do so here: Sinquefield Cup Rd 7: Carlsen - Grischuk LIVE . This bet will remain open until 16:45. Refer to the clock below the live game if you're ...
 
   Aug-28-15 Aronian vs Carlsen, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Predict the result of this game: Sinquefield Cup Rd 6: Aronian - Carlsen . The database says Aronian opens with 1.d4 more than half the time, but he has opened 1.c4 twice this tournament already. So, will he play 1.d4? Sinquefield Cup Rd 6: Aronian First Move . Check out ...
 
   Aug-26-15 W So vs Aronian, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: You're welcome guys for the free money. Hope you stick around and look at the other propositions I have. You know, they say the rich should give to the poor, and that's exactly what I did. I lost 119 cbs overall, and now I'm down to just 17,617 cbs. - Penguin
 
   Aug-26-15 Wesley So (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Live betting on the So-Aronian game: Sinquefield Cup Rd 4: So - Aronian LIVE . Should be easy money, or is it? ;) - Penguin
 
   Aug-26-15 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: < sydbarrett: Bookie... You have Carlsen playing two different matches in the pick three. I think I can figure it out but it's a bit messy. > You mean this: Sinquefield Cup Rd 4-6: Pick Three . Yeah, I know it's a bit confusing, but my idea was to choose one game ...
 
   Aug-24-15 Topalov vs Nakamura, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Just a reminder that there are about 25 minutes left to bet on Round 2 of the Sinquefield Cup. (or should I start alerting people :p ) - Penguin
 
   Aug-23-15 Carlsen vs Topalov, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Live Betting for this game is open guys. Closes in 15 minutes: Sinquefield Cup Rd 1: Carlsen - Topalov LIVE BETTING FTR: I did not put up this bet, <cg> did (or must have). - Penguin
 
   Aug-18-15 Leko - Li Chao (2015) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Betting on R5 of this match is open: Leko - Li Chao Match Rd 5: Black's First Move Leko - Li Chao Match Rd 5: Li Chao - Leko I also have bets for R10 of the Russian Superfinal and pre-tournament bets for the Sinquefield Cup. Come check it out! ChessBookie Game Help ...
 
   Aug-17-15 Russian Superfinals (Women) (2015) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Betting on R9 of the Women's Russian Superfinal is now open: Women's Russian Superfinal Rd 9: Guseva - Pogonina Women's Russian Superfinal Rd 9: Kosteniuk - Goryackhina Women's Russian Superfinal Rd 9: Lagno - Girya Women's Russian Superfinal Rd 9: Pick Three
 
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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
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: <Chessgame Bookie>

Thanks ! This feels a lot better now ;)

Dec-06-11
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  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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