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tpstar
Member since Feb-19-04 · Last seen Apr-19-15
Tony Palmer

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Smiles, everyone, smiles. ;>D

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   tpstar has kibitzed 11594 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Apr-19-15 Zsuzsa Polgar (replies)
 
tpstar: <Susan Polgar> Happy Birthday!!
 
   Apr-18-15 D Waterman vs L Binet Tapaszto, 1972
 
tpstar: White stood well out of the opening but Black took over the middlegame and closed out the endgame. In retrospect 12. c4 may be premature; White could try 12. Qc2 inducing a Kingside Pawn move (12 ... h6/g6) or else 12 ... Nf6 retreating the Knight off the d5 blockading square. Also ...
 
   Apr-18-15 C Bernales vs M Rodriguez Arrieta, 2008
 
tpstar: White to Play and Win after 21 ... Bg5.
 
   Apr-18-15 centralfiles chessforum (replies)
 
tpstar: <centralfiles> Greetings. =) That's great how you are devoting your chessforum to serious study, and even better how you question the main lines and stock analysis in the literature versus accepting them uncritically. 1) In the Scotch Game after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 ...
 
   Apr-17-15 Rene Gralla (replies)
 
tpstar: The Best Player Picture Ever! ;>D
 
   Apr-17-15 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
tpstar: Mary had a little lamb Her face was white as snow And everywhere that Mary went I was sure to go Now Mary's got a problem And Mary's not a stupid girl Mary's got some deep @#$% And Mary does not forget And this is how Mary's garden grows And this is how Mary has her
 
   Apr-17-15 Anand vs Carlsen, 2015 (replies)
 
tpstar: <chessgames.com> Thanks for the live broadcast. =) Let's hope the server stays up.
 
   Apr-17-15 Gashimov Memorial (2015) (replies)
 
tpstar: <all white players have a small eval surplus> White Privilege! Go Wesley.
 
   Apr-16-15 US Championships (2015) (replies)
 
tpstar: <wonder how many ply the toilet tissue was?> Brilliant. He would have got away with it, if not for that stool pigeon.
 
   Apr-16-15 Bangkok Chess Club Open (2015) (replies)
 
tpstar: One town's very like another When your head's down over your pieces, Brother
 
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Jan-06-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  kellmano: <OCF> Did you check out the link of the blitz he provided? You don't have to be a chess player to realise that the position is unbelievable.
Jan-06-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: Yes, and Carlsen putting his head in his arms TWICE was unbelievable.
Jan-06-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: The agony of choice, here you are:

1) Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2014

2) Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2014

3) B Bok vs W Spoelman, 2014

4) Grischuk vs A Filippov, 2014

5) Nakamura vs Van Wely, 2014

6) Grischuk vs M Rodshtein, 2014

7) V Kovalev vs Shirov, 2014

8) Shirov vs S Sulskis, 2014

9) Kramnik vs Mamedyarov, 2014

10) Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2014

honorable mention:
Carlsen vs Naiditsch, 2014

Jan-06-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: <whiteshark> Thanks for voting!

So far we have all chosen a different game for #1. ;>D

<one point of this voting is to remind people of great games, or show great games that might have been overlooked> Absolutely! Lots of fantastic chess to see here.

Jan-07-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <whiteshark: The agony of choice, here you are: 1) Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2014 >

That's my vote - Nak v Carlsen.

Jan-07-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: <B Bok vs W Spoelman, 2014>

Btw, Bok also played another brilliant Sicilian attacking game this year:

B Bok vs Y Yu, 2014

Jan-07-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: <offramp> Thanks for voting!

Your one nomination will get 10 points. You may choose up to nine more games by January 14, if you like; just put them in order please.

<Eyal> We Will We Will Bok-Yu!

Jan-07-15  FairyPromotion: <OhioChessFan: Of course one point of this voting is to [...] show great games that might have been overlooked.>

Exactly! Games by top players in top tournaments get our attention one way or the other. But there are still many gems in lower category events, national championships, opens, team competitions, women chess, and even in rapid/blitz events. I always come back to check others people's votes, and each year there were a few superb games that I had missed. For example B Bok vs W Spoelman, 2014 seems really special.

BTW tpstar, Carlsen vs S Osinovsky, 2014 is now in the database. (:

Jan-07-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: <FairyPromotion> Wow, Osinovsky played a beautiful game to upset Carlsen. That is easily "Osinovsky's Immortal" for your Game Collection. Do you know him personally?

Hurry so you can make the first post on that game. =)

Jan-07-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: Yes, hurry, I even deleted what would have been the first post.
Jan-07-15  FairyPromotion: Thx a lot guys!

tpstar, no I don't know him personally. The game was played in a simul event organized by a chess site, and I gave the source in my post where I asked chessgames to upload this game. Neither me, nor my friend that told me about the game, don't know any titled players personally.

OCF, I feel bad that you deleted your post. I'm not really a believer that first post itself has a lot of meaning. I could have posted there before making my post here, but I wanted to prepare some analysis, and make a more useful post. Nevertheless I thank you for being thoughtful. Even though you shouldn't have deleted it, that's very kind of you. :)

Jan-07-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: Well, a couple others got there anyway, one of them a possible rehabilitation of Carlsen's position!
Jan-09-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chnebelgrind: 1 Aronian vs Svidler, 2014
2 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014
3 Navara vs Grischuk, 2014
4 O Kurmann vs A Moiseenko, 2014
5 I Nepomniachtchi vs Svidler, 2014
6 Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2014
7 A Timofeev vs L Nozdrachev, 2014
8 Eljanov vs Y Kuzubov, 2014
9 R Panjwani vs W So, 2014
10 T Hillarp Persson vs Hector, 2014
Jan-09-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: <Chnebelgrind> Thanks for voting!
Jan-10-15  Paragua: 1. Carlsen vs Caruana (0-1 sinquefield)
2. Carlsen vs caruana (1-0 zuerich)
3. Anand vs carlsen (1-0 sochi game3)
4. CArlsen vs anand (1-0 sochi game 2)
5. Carlsen vs caruana (1-0 shamkir g10)
6. Caruana vs carlsen (0-1 tromso)
7. Caruana vs carlsen (1-0 shamkir g4
8. Topalov vs caruana (0-1 st. Louis)
9. Carlsen vs anand (1-0 sochi g6)
10. Carlsen vs anand (1-0 sochi g11

Hope u consider my top picks tpstar. Thnk u so much.

Jan-10-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: <Paragua> Thanks for voting!
Jan-12-15  Baron Harkonnen:

1- T Hillarp Persson vs Hector, 2014

2- Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2014

3- Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2014

4- Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2014

5- I Lysyj vs Morozevich, 2014

6-Aronian vs Svidler, 2014

7-Anand vs Nakamura, 2014

8-Caruana vs Carlsen, 2014

9-Carlsen vs Anand, 2014

10-Anand vs Carlsen, 2014

Jan-12-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: <Baron Harkonnen> Thanks for voting!

You have great taste. ;>D

Jan-12-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  chancho: I still burst out laughing whenever I read this:

Magnus Carlsen

Frogbra.... lmao.

Jan-15-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: Game Collection: Best Games of 2014
Jan-15-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: Thank you.
Feb-14-15  Baron Harkonnen: "barangay sugar"

RMAOL

Apr-09-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Annie K.: Ahem... that's *my* Troff live game pic. No problems, right? ;p
Apr-09-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: <Annie> I love it!

He looks so clean-cut. with a big smile. =)

Apr-09-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Annie K.: Heh... thanks! ;)
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