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   Dec-18-14 chessforum (replies) Wow, clue 35 was released (the one about the Cavendish experiment) but if you blinked you missed it. We actually thought it would remain for at least a little while, especially since we went out of our way to get a graphic that was not searchable by TinEye etc. Good for Bver!
   Dec-16-14 Kibitzer's Café (replies) These clues would be far too easy if it wasn't for all the errata :)
   Dec-09-14 Biographer Bistro (replies) <I'm not sure it's a good idea to NAY an intro just because it could use a bit of copyediting. It won't be any harder for us to polish the wording if it's been voted in (indeed, it will be easier as we can edit it directly), and I think we all know this intro will be (or ...
   Dec-09-14 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies) <I bet 300 [on Nakamura] and got paid only 409? Something's wrong.> These tied bets are always confusing. It always seems like you get paid a lot less than you'd expect, but everything adds up. The house took its usual 5% cut and distributed everything back. Let me walk
   Nov-26-14 Nakamura-Aronian Match (2014) (replies) The blitz games are online here: Nakamura-Aronian Match (Blitz) (2014)
   Nov-23-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies) Thanks to everybody for participating in our live coverage of the 2014 World Chess Championship, and congratulations to Magnus Carlsen .
   Nov-19-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies) Please keep the discussion on this page relevant to the game.
   Nov-15-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies) <Stonehenge> Thanks, we just put it in: E Kuhl vs Z Kasprzyk, 2014 .
   Nov-08-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies) Fun fact: the top countries viewing this game right now, in order of visitor count: India, United States, Russia, United Kingdom, Philippines, Turkey, Germany, Indonesia, France, Netherlands, Brazil, Spain, Israel, Canada, and (of course) Norway. Welcome to all our new ...
   Nov-07-14 Carlsen-Anand World Championship (2014) (replies) Everybody is invited to come join us for the live broadcast and discussion the WCC. The first game ( Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 ) starts tomorrow at 7:00am USA/Eastern time.
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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!
Dec-31-10  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?
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  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.

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  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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