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Member since Feb-19-04 · Last seen Jan-24-17
Tony Palmer
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   tpstar has kibitzed 13239 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-24-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
tpstar: <diceman> On Day One, President Trump met with twelve CEOs to discuss jobs, factories, and manufacturing, then he met with union leaders. He formally ended the TPP and will host Mexico and Canada next week to revisit NAFTA. He mandated a federal government hiring freeze as a ...
   Jan-23-17 twinlark chessforum (replies)
tpstar: <sac 4 mate> During the election, I thought that CNN, the New York Times, and the Washington Post were obviously biased toward Hillary Clinton, and just as obviously biased against Donald Trump. I previously posted that CNN should be banned from the 2020 cycle for ethical ...
   Jan-22-17 Wesley So (replies)
tpstar: Draw agreed 1/2-1/2. Wesley remains at +3 with three wins and five draws, going into the rest day tomorrow. Go Wesley!
   Jan-21-17 J A Congdon vs M Judd, 1880
tpstar: 5. d3 Bc5 = Opening Explorer 19 ... Qe2+ 20. Kc1 Qxf1+ should win handily enough, but the game finish is very nice.
   Jan-21-17 J Blaskowski vs Timman, 1994
tpstar: 50 ... Qg4 covers against 51. Qc8+ while also threatening 51 ... Nf3+ 52. Kh1 Qg1#. If 51. Be3 Nf3+ 52. Kh1 Qh3#. 28 ... Na1! was a novel way to attack the base of the Pawn chain. Nice minor piece endgame.
   Jan-21-17 E H E van Woelderen vs C E A Dupre, 1888
tpstar: Black to Play and Win after 34. Nf3. Nice centralized Bishops after 31 ... Bd5, then also nicely centralized pieces leading to the end.
   Jan-20-17 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
tpstar: <mistreaver> That is an excellent article about swindles, and you should submit it to your local chess periodical for publication. Note that right before Jesus, it should be, "AND THEN IT HAPPENS" instead of "THAN" there. Some other famous swindles to consider: Bird vs ...
   Jan-20-17 Khmelnitsky vs G Kuzmin, 1989
tpstar: Very nice R&P endgame - 66. Rf8 a2 67. Ra8 Rb1+ & 68 ... a1=Q, or 66. Rxb5 Kxb5 67. Kb1 Kc4 68. Ka2 Kd3 69. Kxa3 Ke3 70. Kb3 Kxf3 71. Kc3 Kg3 72. Kd3 Kxh3 73. Ke3 Kg2 wins.
   Jan-19-17 Anna Muzychuk (replies)
tpstar: The hills are alive without the sound of Muzychuk.
   Jan-18-17 A Guest vs J Mason, 1887
tpstar: <crwynn> Thank you very much! Missed it.
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