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Member since Feb-10-06 · Last seen May-25-15
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   Chessgames Bookie has kibitzed 1212 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-25-15 FIDE Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk (2015) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Betting on the final round is now open! In the Pick Three we have Nakamura-Jakovenko, Giri-Caruana and Karjakin-Gelfand - can you predict the results of all three games and hit the jackpot? Khanty-Mansiysk rd 11: BENDER MEETS THE WALRUS Khanty-Mansiysk rd 11: EPIC ...
 
   May-23-15 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: <WinKing: When I was counting round 6 I checked it three times & came up with three different scores. In each case the queen moves had it though. Not sure if my count is accurate for that round.> The official master count for round 6 shows the queens winning 92-90; ...
 
   May-22-15 Caruana vs Jakovenko, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Will tournament leader Caruana score his fourth win in eight games? Will either side have doubled pawns in this game? Place your bets and join the fun: Khanty-Mansiysk rd 8: Caruana-Jakovenko Khanty-Mansiysk rd 8: Caruana-Jakovenko: DOUBLED PAWNS? Khanty-Mansiysk ...
 
   May-20-15 Caruana vs Gelfand, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Can Caruana extend his tournament lead and add to his excellent lifetime record as White against Gelfand? Will he play 1.d4 on move 1, or perhaps much later? Place your bets and win: Khanty-Mansiysk rd 7: Caruana-Gelfand Khanty-Mansiysk rd 7: Caruana-Gelfand: d4? ...
 
   May-18-15 Caruana vs Jobava, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Can Caruana score his third consecutive win? Will at least one queen survive the game? Place your bets and feel the thrill of gambling: Khanty-Mansiysk rd 5: Caruana-Jobava Khanty-Mansiysk rd 5: Caruana-Jobava: QUEEN SPECIAL Khanty-Mansiysk rd 5: PICK THREE If ...
 
   May-15-15 Caruana vs Tomashevsky, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: ♕♕ ANNOUNCEMENT ♕♕ ChessBookie will offer live game betting for the first time this leg! The in-play market ( Khanty-Mansiysk rd 3: Caruana-Tomashevsky: IN-PLAY ) will remain open until approximately 8:00am USA/Eastern (noon UTC), two hours into ...
 
   May-14-15 EnterCard Scandinavian Masters (2015) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: In the classical half of the tournament, top seeds Fressinet and Hammer matched each other stride for stride. Which of them will come out on top after the rapid half (and tie-breaks if necessary)? Place your bets and cash in: EnterCard Chess Qualifier: WINNER: IN-PLAY ...
 
   May-14-15 Tomashevsky vs Grischuk, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Can early leader Tomashevsky score another win, or will Grischuk stop him? Place your bets: Khanty-Mansiysk rd 2: Tomashevsky-Grischuk Good luck!
 
   May-14-15 Caruana vs L Dominguez, 2015 (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Last call! Can Caruana win? Place your chessbucks and make this game that bit more exciting: FIDE Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk: WINNER FIDE Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk: Big Three vs. The Field Khanty-Mansiysk rd 1: Caruana-Dominguez Khanty-Mansiysk rd 1: DAILY ...
 
   May-04-15 Russian Team Championship (2015) (replies)
 
Chessgames Bookie: Both Sibir Novosibirsk and Universitet Belorechensk have been unstoppable so far, scoring wins in all of their matches. What will happen when they go head-to-head in round 5? Place your bets: Russian Team Championship rd 5: Belorechensk-Sibir Russian Team Championship ...
 
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Dec-05-11
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  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
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  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
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  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
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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