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>> Click here to see's game collections. Full Member has kibitzed 12574 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-17-17 Magnus Carlsen We have Carlsen's game against Max Deutsch in the database now; see WannaBe's link for the story behind it. Max Deutsch vs Carlsen, 2017 Warning: it's painful to watch.
   Nov-17-17 chessforum (replies) <Now, can we get the player names in collated format (aka FIDE format, i.e. <last, first>)?> Well for starters, it's not <last, first> — it's actually <surname, given name>. But to answer your question: we're working on it. Before a solution can be ...
   Nov-16-17 Olga Viewer chessforum (replies) <Nic Olas: Thanks for writing this new software! It makes going through games much easier on the eyes. The piece animations in particular are a big help. I am also a fan of the button controls, which make clicking through a game FAR easier on a mobile device. Brilliant ...
   Nov-12-17 Filguth vs A De La Garza Madero, 1980 (replies) It's a stretch, but we're suckers for song-puns:
   Nov-11-17 Team White vs Team Black, 2017 (replies)
   Nov-10-17 Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 (replies) Howard, if you look under the game there is a link <A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE OF THIS GAME IS AVAILABLE. [CLICK HERE] > However, as I noted earlier, we programmed Stockfish only to comment on what it regards as less-than-perfect play, and in this gem it said virtually ...
   Nov-06-17 Biographer Bistro (replies) We were processing some new game uploads; please note that it is improper to end a game with "½-½" — PGN designates draws with 1/2-1/2 and nothing else.
   Oct-30-17 W Adams vs H Lyman, 1946 (replies) This game had a doppelgänger in which a few extra moves were played near the end, and moreover, it took place 6 years prior: If anybody can certify that the duplicate is incorrect (or that it's the correct one) it would be greatly ...
   Oct-25-17 Anand vs Svidler, 2017 (replies) <Game of the day and daily puzzle are both Anand-Svidler games.> Wow, that wasn't intended. Coincidences abound. BTW, according to Anand vs Svidler, 2017 [analysis] 28...d5? was the culprit here. Better would have been 28...Bc8 29.Bd5 Rh8 30.Rb3 Nd7 31.f6 Bf8 32.Rf3 Ne5
   Oct-24-17 Thematic Challenge chessforum (replies) <1. d4 e5> Every time we do this we remove the winning opening and insert a new one at our discretion. This time around we removed two openings in fact — we decided the Benko Gambit was simply too sound of an opening to be included here. So we'll keep the Englund Gambit
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Dec-30-10  philchess: Hi I have a game I played against a GM in a simul. Could you add it to the database please?
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  tpstar: <philchess> PGN Upload Utility

Just follow the directions with your PGN and they will upload your game when they can. Once your game is in the database, you'll have your own player page.

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  Annie K.: Happy New Year, <>! :)
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  twinlark: Happy New Year fellers! You're in your tenth year here. Bet that's whizzed by in a flash!
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  Penguincw: Happy New Year
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  WinKing: Happy New Year chessgames!
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  Benzol: <Benzol> <chessgames would it be possible for you to process a number of outstanding uploaded games so that Game Collection: Isaac Boleslavsky - Selected Games can be completed?>

<chessgames> The above was posted on December 12th. Am I on someone's ignore list or something? A good number of these games have been outstanding for over two months or more. Hope I haven't ticked someone off accidentally.

Jan-02-11  Dmaster995: Happy New Year <>! Is a Bob4 or another non-computer game in the works?
Jan-02-11  crawfb5: <Benzol> It's not you. I have quite a few that have been in the pipeline for a while as well. I think CG is just slower than normal on processing uploads this time of year.
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  Phony Benoni: <Benzol> <crawfb5> Same here. I'm also blaming end-of-year distrctions.
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  Peligroso Patzer: Morozevich vs Navara, 2011 appears twice in the games database listed at Reggio Emilia (2010) (#5 and #21), and the result (1-0) is currently reflected twice in the standings table.
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  Peligroso Patzer: BTW, comments posted for Morozevich vs Navara, 2011 currently appear only in the version listed as #21 at Reggio Emilia (2010), so that is the copy of the game that should be retained.
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  Benzol: <Phony Benoni> <crawfb5> Thankyou both for posting. Although it's not a good thing it's feels better to know that I'm not the only one.
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  Benzol: <chessgames> The 118th New Zealand Ch is on at the moment. Our own Richard Taylor is playing in the Major Open. Round One games pgn can be accessed at
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  Richard Taylor: <Benzol> I'm playing in the Championship.

I lost to IM Anthony Kerr in round one. He has been NZ Champion 11 times so I excuse myself for that! Draw yesterday with Bill Forster.

Leonard McLaren had a win over IM Russell Dive. He played a nice combination leading to a won ending.

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  Richard Taylor: <Benzol> One of my old games vs. Peter Stuart from the 60s got through and is now on (thanks to them).

I have a couple of books - one on the Tarrasch French and one about the Nimzo and there are number of complete Master and GM games not one here so I will upload them in time.

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  Richard Taylor: Here is link to some of the games played live. You can play over the games.

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  Benzol: <<Benzol> I'm playing in the Championship>

Oops! Sorry Richard I only glanced at cross-table late last night when I was very tired and got confused.


Good luck in the remainder of the games. I might see you at the venue this afternoon.

Jan-03-11  DanLanglois: Query:

Number of games in database: 9
Years covered: 1845 to 1991

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  Stonehenge: Funny, when I do a <search kibitzes> on GMNP I get this:

The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.

Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@localhost and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.

More information about this error may be available in the server error log.


Apache/2.2.8 (Ubuntu) mod_ssl/2.2.8 OpenSSL/0.9.8g mod_perl/2.0.4 Perl/v5.8.8 Server at Port 80 >

I first did a search on <Pogonina> which led me to the CG Challenge. I could read all the posts containing the word Pogonina while I did *not* sign up for that game. I thought you would like to know that as well.

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  twinlark: The crosstable at Reggio Emilia (2010) is all over the shop after 7 rounds, having some of the players completing 6, 7 or 8 rounds, including one game by Morozevich v Navara that's been listed twice.
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  Golden Executive: <> At the current CG Challenge, how can the World Team claim a draw by three fold repetition?
Premium Chessgames Member If there is a three-time repetition just tell an arbiter (us) and we'll declare it drawn.
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  Golden Executive: <CG> Thank you very much for your promptly response.
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  Benzol: <chessgames> The 118th New Zealand Championship (2010) is being played in Auckland. I've seen some games with the site field given as "?".
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