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   Jul-28-15 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
chessgames.com: We revised the bio Marcel Duchamp to say <In 1923 he concentrated on playing and his strength became master class.> whereas before it said <near master class>. I regarded it as uncontroversial that Duchamp qualifies as a "master" by any standard you wish to apply,
 
   Jul-28-15 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
chessgames.com: <Miss S> That one's still waiting in your newest batch, although with less precise names ("L B Meyer / J W Brunnemer"). I'll be sure to use the full names when it gets processed.
 
   Jul-26-15 Annie Kappel (replies)
 
chessgames.com: Happy birthday!
 
   Jul-20-15 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
chessgames.com: Mark, I'm sorry if I sounded curt. I did read your entire post, I chose just to respond to part of it. As to <why do some people get to qualify over and over again> The short answer is, because the rules allow for that. In more detail: The idea has been discussed ...
 
   Jun-25-15 Norway Chess (2015) (replies)
 
chessgames.com: You're all invited to watch the tournament close out with J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2015 . According to the computers, White is up a healthy pawn.
 
   Jun-21-15 CG Librarian chessforum (replies)
 
chessgames.com: <I'll describe some of the requires for the <CG> database design, as I see them.> I have some opinions on that post and I'll get back to you soon.
 
   Jun-20-15 10th Edmonton International (2015) (replies)
 
chessgames.com: Official site: http://www.edmonton-international.com
 
   Jun-12-15 So - Navara Match (2015) (replies)
 
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   Jun-09-15 Nguyen Hoang Tuan vs Van Huy Nguyen, 2005 (replies)
 
chessgames.com: There was a typo, this is intended to be 32...? not 32.? Sorry for the confusion.
 
   Jun-08-15 Marshall Chess Club (replies)
 
chessgames.com: It's good to finally have such a famous institution in the database.
 
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Jul-21-15
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  chessgames.com: I saw the screen shot; it didn't look unusual to me, other than one person using nested brackets.
Jul-21-15
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  MarkFinan: Then I've absolutely no idea why I'm seeing the above posts in Orangey red text. I appreciate you taking the time and looking and answering me though.

Maybe it's because I was staring at a small screen for 30 mins solid earlier, un subbing all the newsletters and website the an EX chessgames dot com member subscribed me to. I'll have a day without a phone and see if my eyes get any better, but this has never happened to me before.

Jul-21-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  MarkFinan: Basically. I'm seeing <this kind of text in elbow brackets> as the same colour as the text I'm typing now. Anyway, like I said. Thank you for looking into it for me, I appreciate it.
Jul-21-15  METOPEA: Any new match The World X 1 to come soon?
Jul-21-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: Regarding voting for game collections, the fifth Aye voter is currently anonymous, since the voting record disappears upon a successful nomination. That strikes me as a bit unfair. Why not keep a record of the voting along with the nominated collection, maybe at the bottom of the page in the Administrative Tournament Editor?
Jul-21-15
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  Annie K.: <Mark> aha, ok. :) Well, if you find that reading from your mobile much is hard on your eyes, I recommend you go into the settings - lower the brightness some, and raise the contrast to compensate.
Jul-21-15
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  ajile: Java now works again with the Deluxe Viewer 2!! I have reinstated my Premium Membership.
Jul-21-15
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  MarkFinan: <<scout118: <cg.com> Please note the post below addressed to a user in violation of rule no.3 <MarkFinan> I'd appreciate if you refrain from posting personal attacks in my own private forum in violation of rule no. 3.

You post was duly deleted.

We may have had some disagreements but do yourself a favor and don't take things too personally, restrain your emotions and act like an adult.>>

This post was brought to my attention by another kibitzer who I actually like. A rarity lately. Anyway.. A) It wasn't a personal attack, you just don't want me posting in your forum. So I think it's you who needs to act like an adult. B) I've posted things in Tpstar's forum and he deleted it too, I said nothing that could be perceived as a personal attack, although he does deem the word "unkind" as a personal attack, so I probably did offend him. And as I'm typing this I've just received 2 more emails (2 and a half years of obsession and infatuation with me that began on this site) from user kkderek aka Baron Harkonnen.

These are what I call personal attacks, not 4 words in your forum that wouldn't have upset a small child. I'm trying to behave on this site, I suggest we just have a game of chess if you have any problems with me. After all.. This is a chess site, and apart from the Roggers I think all disputes should be settled by playing a game.

Jul-21-15
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  MarkFinan: Btw.. Another appointment at the opticians is needed, everything looks okay today. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Computers give me migraines, and tablets and phones are starting to make me colour blind!

Jul-22-15
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  Abdel Irada: <cg.com>: You see <this color> as gold? Interesting. To me it looks brown.

Jul-22-15
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  chessgames.com: Do I see it as gold? Not really. I'm not even sure if "gold" is a properly defined color. It just sounds classier than "brown."
Jul-22-15
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  chessgames.com: In other news:

<SECURE SSL CERTIFICATE> It has come to our attention that the secure certificate for Chessgames expired two days ago! This gives ominous warnings when you try to renew or register a premium account. We are very sorry, and have corrected the problem. If you still receive the error, try restarting your browser.

(Please understand that at no time was our secure sever ever unsecured; SSL expiration dates have little to do with security and everything to do with how domain companies make their money.)

<CHESSGAMES TEAM GAME IV> We're putting it together now. The next game will be a 'normal' correspondence game, which is to say, computers are fully allowed. It will only be available to premium members.

Jul-22-15
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  Abdel Irada: <chessgames.com: Do I see it as gold? Not really. I'm not even sure if "gold" is a properly defined color.>

To the extent that it is, it refers to any of various yellowish shades, but I agree that in the absence of the actual metallic color, it is pretty inexact.

<It just sounds classier than "brown.">

Just don't say that to G.K. Chesterton. :-D

Jul-24-15
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  Domdaniel: < I'm not even sure if "gold" is a properly defined color. It just sounds classier than "brown.">

Indeed it does. No need to gold-nose us, or to extend the gold-coated tongue. As Goldfinger might say.

Jul-24-15
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  FSR: Klaus Junge lacks a picture. Here you go: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/....
Jul-25-15
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  Abdel Irada: I'm still not sure I'd want to read _The Mysteries of Father Gold_.

Jul-25-15
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  whiteshark: <ceegee> I know this is through unofficial channels but... here's the related game of that Junge picture:

[Event "GER-ch 08th"]
[Site "Bad Oeynhausen"]
[Date "1941.??.??"]
[Round "15"]
[White "Junge, Klaus"]
[Black "Kieninger, Georg"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A54"]
[EventDate "1941.08.03"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nf3 Nbd7 4. g3 c6 5. Bg2 e5 6. Nc3 e4 7. Ng1 d5 8. cxd5 cxd5 9. Qa4 Be7 10. Nh3 O-O 11. Nf4 Nb6 12. Qb3 Bf5 13. O-O Qd7 14. f3 exf3 15. exf3 h6 16. Rd1 Rfd8 17. Be3 Nc4 18. Bf2 Rac8 19. Rac1 Na5 20. Qb5 Qxb5 21. Nxb5 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Nc6 23. Bf1 Ne8 24. Be2 Bg5 25. Rc5 Bxf4 26. gxf4 Kf8 27. Bd1 a6 28. Na3 Ne7 29. Nc2 Be6 30. Ne3 f6 31. Bb3 g6 32. Kf1 Kf7 33. Ke2 Rd7 34. f5 gxf5 35. Bg3 b6 36. Rc1 Ng6 37. Ng2 1/2-1/2

btw, is there a reason why Klaus Junge page has no customized features like <MOST PLAYED OPENINGS>, <NOTABLE GAMES>, <NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS> or <GAME COLLECTIONS>. Just wondering why 105 Junge games don't have these features, while 101 games of Paul Felix Schmidt do have them.

tia :)

Jul-25-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: Thanks for the photo and game.

<wondering why 105 Junge games don't have these features, while 101 games of Paul Felix Schmidt do have them>

I'm wondering that myself. I just gave Junge the <Chessgames Star of Megaimportance> which will surely fix the issue.

Jul-26-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Annie K.: <cg> check for mail plz? :)
Jul-26-15
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  Check It Out: The top female player definitely needs a photo on her bio!

Hou Yifan

Jul-27-15
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  kellmano: British Chess Championships 2015 under way today. Ok it's hardly prestigious without Short and Adams and Sadler, but still worth a page I reckon.
Jul-27-15
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  Penguincw: Don't forget about the Politiken Cup!

http://www.ksu.dk/politiken_cup/

Jul-27-15
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  MissScarlett: You may have noticed some games that I've submitted. Is this one of them?

[Event "Simul, 65b"]
[Site "Eagle Building, New York, NY USA"]
[Date "1915.02.12"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Jose Raul Capablanca"]
[Black "Leonard B Meyer / John W Brunnemer"]
[Result "0-1"]
[PlyCount "74"]

1. f4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 d5 4. b3 Nf6 5. Bb2 Be7 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. Bxd7+ Nbxd7 8. O-O O-O 9. Ne5 Bd6 10. d3 Bxe5 11. fxe5 Ne8 12. Qg4 Qc7 13. Qg3 f6 14. exf6 Qxg3 15. hxg3 Nexf6 16. Nd2 Ng4 17. Rf3 Rxf3 18. gxf3 Nxe3 19. Kf2 Nxc2 20. Rc1 Nb4 21. Ke2 Nxa2 22. Rh1 Nb4 23. f4 b5 24. Nf3 h6 25. g4 a5 26. g5 hxg5 27. Nxg5 d4 28. Rg1 Re8 29. Ne4 e5 30. Bc1 exf4 31. Bxf4 Nf6 32. Kf3 Nxe4 33. dxe4 c4 34. bxc4 bxc4 35. e5 Nd3 36. Bh6 Nxe5+ 37. Ke4 Ng4+ 0-1

Jul-28-15
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  chessgames.com: <Miss S> That one's still waiting in your newest batch, although with less precise names ("L B Meyer / J W Brunnemer"). I'll be sure to use the full names when it gets processed.
Jul-28-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Yes, it seemed familiar. Couldn't believe Capa could play so lamely twice. But don't let me delay you.
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