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   chessgames.com has kibitzed 12005 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-19-17 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
chessgames.com: <Quote of the Day> You really think it deserves promotion? It's primary function these days is to rile up Edward Winter.
 
   Feb-19-17 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
chessgames.com: <Stonehenge: <CG> What about this ... the site tag still shows <x>. This is not the first time I have seen this.> I don't know what to say; I'm not sure how that's possible outside of a crazy fluke (e.g. software processing the game at the exact instant you ...
 
   Feb-15-17 Daniel Freeman
 
chessgames.com: Thanks everybody!
 
   Feb-11-17 Women's World Championship (2017) (replies)
 
chessgames.com: <Why does <CG.com> call it this instead of the more logical "Women's World Championship"?> We found that odd as well; we're just copying FIDE.
 
   Feb-06-17 refutor chessforum (replies)
 
chessgames.com: We've known each other on this site for 15 years and a month. Crazy isn't it? Daniel
 
   Jan-29-17 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2017 (replies)
 
chessgames.com: <Very very sluggish> We are aware of this and are trying to locate the cause of the problem right now. Our apologies for the inconvenience.
 
   Jan-29-17 I Nepomniachtchi vs W So, 2017 (replies)
 
chessgames.com: Congratulations to Wesley So for winning the Tata Steel (2017) . We'll switch to Carlsen-Karjakin in just a moment.
 
   Jan-24-17 W So vs R Wojtaszek, 2017 (replies)
 
chessgames.com: Please note that today's game starts 30 minutes later (at 8:00 am USA/Eastern).
 
   Jan-20-17 Harikrishna vs R Wojtaszek, 2017 (replies)
 
chessgames.com: The live feed was down for a bit; sorry about that. We resume at move 61.
 
   Jan-20-17 Hans Berliner (replies)
 
chessgames.com: I had a brief encounter with Mr. Berliner that, to me, spoke volumes. Back in 2009 or so, my partner Alberto Artidiello gave me a copy of "The System", claiming that it was must-read material for any chess player. I ended up reading it at least twice, and gained great ...
 
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Feb-15-17
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  diceman: <WannaBe:

(Hey, it is Valentine's Day...)>

Patzer see's check, patzer plays, "Dutch."

Feb-15-17
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  YouRang: <WannaBe> I think you're right -- looks like chessgames.gif is missing.
Feb-15-17
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  WannaBe: Time to 'blame' Russian Hackers. =))
Feb-15-17
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  WannaBe: "Loose pieces drop off"

Wardrobe malfunction on chess board?

Feb-15-17
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  chessgames.com: <chessgames.gif is missing> That's what I get for trying to do Linux shell work from a mobile phone.
Feb-15-17
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  diceman: <A knight on the rim is dim.>

In China: <A knight on the rim is dim sum>

Feb-15-17
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  YouRang: Well, at least now we know the identity of the Russian hacker...
Feb-15-17
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  OhioChessFan: Rushin' hacker maybe.
Feb-15-17
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  diceman: <OhioChessFan:

Rushin' hacker maybe.>

I never knew Patrice Rushen was into computers.

Feb-15-17
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  WannaBe: Took me more than half a day, I finally figured out the 'Dutch' comment by <diceman>.

Man, I'm slow...

Feb-15-17
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  WannaBe: "Tactics flow from superior position"

Hoover Dam flows. Any further discussion(s)?

=))

Feb-16-17
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  diceman: <WannaBe: "Tactics flow from superior position"

Hoover Dam flows. Any further discussion(s)? >

In California, water is flowing from an inferior position.

Feb-16-17
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  diceman: <WannaBe: Took me more than half a day, I finally figured out the 'Dutch' comment by <diceman>.>

Yeah, too much of an explanation would
have made it un-chessy.

<Man, I'm slow...>

Look at the bright side.
You're remaining true to Aesop,
and, "The Tortoise and Hare."

Feb-19-17
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  offramp: I think that the <Quote of the Day> should be moved higher up the page. It could go just above the Recent Kibitzing box, or under Opening of the Day. At the moment it seems a bit isolated.
Feb-19-17  Paarhufer: When I find games from simuls in newspapers, I often make such searches: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

In former times my first glance went into the column Event/Locale, and some city or country information was quite useful. Now I see only this "Simul, 103b" stuff, and I have to go through the player names or openings. Would it be possible to display the content of the site tag instead? Some people spent a lot of time with these tags (thanks!) and so they are quite informative.

Feb-19-17
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  OhioChessFan: Just curious how strongly you vetted kibitzer names in 2008.

User: GM Arencibia

The next edit of the Wiki article, I wouldn't mind including him in the list of GM's who have kibitzed here, if you can verify the identity.

Feb-19-17
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  WinKing: That one might be legit <OCF>. Just a gut feeling. Should be verified though. Would be nice to include GM Arencibia to the list of visiting GM's @ <chessgames>.
Feb-19-17
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  chessgames.com: <Paarhufer> <Now I see only this "Simul, 103b" stuff> Yes, that's a consequence of us accepting PGN where we can get it, even when it's not perfect. The good news is that we're working on a way for Chessgames volunteer editors (the regulars of the Biographer Bistro) to clean up some of the messy event-tags.

<User: GM Arencibia> Never noticed that until today. Offhand I would guess it's legitimate, the IP geolocation makes sense, even the email address is very convincing looking. We tend not to investigate such things unless the player posts semi-frequently. Also see User: Walter Arencibia (same person by IP/email.)

We'll give him our normal GM-lifetime-membership; maybe he'll come back.

Feb-19-17
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  chessgames.com: Oh wait, as it turns out there are actually 9 year old notes on his account:

<Really him. Gave a 1-year membership Mar 9th 2008>

I wouldn't have written that if I didn't exchange emails or something of that nature. Now he's lifetime.

Feb-19-17
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  chessgames.com: <Quote of the Day> You really think it deserves promotion? It's primary function these days is to rile up Edward Winter.
Feb-19-17
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  OhioChessFan: <<Quote of the Day> You really think it deserves promotion?>

Sure, why not?

<It's (sic) primary function these days is to rile up Edward Winter.>

<YES!>

Feb-19-17
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  OhioChessFan: You know what they say. Print the legendary quote, not the factual quote.
Feb-19-17
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  WannaBe: Re: Print the legendary quote, not the factual quote.

I was never called (a) Wascally Wabbit, it was due to Yosemite Sam & Elmer Fudd's lisp. They're from the same family tree as Daffy and Sylvester.

Swear, just ask our dad, Mel. =))

Feb-20-17
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  Domdaniel: <WannaBe> Nobody is more wascally than you. We will never see a more wascally wabbit. Good! Bad! Horrible!
Feb-20-17
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  Domdaniel: PS, wanna be Secretary for Wabbits and Fences? We hear they have wabbit fences in the Australian outback?

Make the wabbits pay...

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