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Santa Claus
Santa Claus 
 
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Years covered: 1908


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SANTA CLAUS
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♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2019 ♔

For 2019, Santa Claus is giving away at least twenty (20) premium memberships—thanks to the generosity of Ownership, Admin, and various anonymous Benefactors. All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa"—before midnight on Christmas Eve. Please see Santa Claus (kibitz #1993) for additional information.

Update 1/3/2020

Santa Claus has been behind on his chores ever since Christmas, but hes finally catching up, and so—for participating in the 2019 "Dear Santa" contest and/or meritorious service to the community—he took the time to award 1-year chessgames.com premium memberships to the following 23 users: carpetshark, Keyser Soze, jith1207, morfishine, Retireborn, gezafan, Telemus, Mountain1, JonathanJ, areknames, paavoh, Jean Defuse, pazzed paun, takebackok, mifralu, Jonathan Lau, RcfM, ciberchess, Albums Dummyflap, Kurakotsaba, MissScarlett, Messiah, and WorstPlayerEver.

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2018 ♔

This year, Santa Claus is giving away at least twenty (20) premium memberships (from Chessgames, generous benefactors, and carry-overs from the Holiday Present Hunt Contest.) All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa" before Christmas Morning. Please see Santa Claus (kibitz #1774) for other important information.

Update 12/28/2018

The 2018 winners were: (1) Aurora (2) bubuli55 (3) chessguru1 (4) chesssantosh (5) chesstt (6) Engelsbrett (7) fivealpha (8) gezafan (9) Jean Defuse (10) Ladolcevita (11) Legend (12) Messiah (13) mifralu (14) Minasina (15) NaunsyamengPangarap (16) Phi (17) s0030135 (18) Scuvy (19) searchforbobby1 (20) SkySports (21) Stonehenge (22) SugarDom (23) TheBugger (24) Tristanknight16 (25) varishnakov and (26) Viktorerro.

We hope everyone had a Merry Christmas, and wish a Happy New Year to all!

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2017 ♔

This year, Santa Claus is giving away at least twenty-nine (29) premium memberships (8 from Chessgames, 18 from generous benefactors, and 3 carry-overs from the Present Hunt Contest.) All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa" before Christmas Morning. Please see the administrator post Santa Claus (kibitz #1774) for other important information.

Good luck, and Merry Christmas!

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2016 ♔

This year, Santa Claus is giving away twenty-one (22) premium memberships. All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa" before Christmas Morning. Please see the administrator post Santa Claus (kibitz #1656) for other important information.

Good luck, and Merry Christmas!

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2015 ♔

This year, Santa Claus is giving away twenty-four (24) premium memberships. All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa" before Christmas Morning. Please see the administrator post Santa Claus (kibitz #1554) for other important information.

Good luck, and Merry Christmas!

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2014 ♔

This year, Santa Claus is giving away eight (8) premium memberships, and thanks to the donations of three loyal members we've upped the count to twenty-one (21)! All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa" before Christmas Morning. Please see the administrator post Santa Claus (kibitz #1439) for other important information.

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2013 ♔

This year, Santa Claus is giving away ten (10) premium memberships to 10 lucky chess fans. All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa" before Christmas Morning. Please see the administrator post Santa Claus (kibitz #1286) for other important information.

And the winners are: (1) Tal7777777 (2) Deus Ex Alekhina (3) htjsparta (4) SamAtoms1980 (5) Tristanknight16 (6) 17.Bxg7 (7) ossipossi (8) goldfarbdj (9) s0030135 (10) PaulBl

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2012 ♔

This year, Santa Claus is giving away eleven (11) premium memberships to 11 lucky chess fans. All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa" before Christmas Morning. Please see the administrator post Santa Claus (kibitz #1439) for other important information.

And the winners are: (1) andrewjsacks (2) HeMateMe (3) rannewman (4) Bratek (5) SilentWitness (6) Zkid (7) Bhrugu (8) castagno (9) Abdel Irada (10) poorpatzer (11) gauer

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2011 ♔

This year, Santa Claus is giving away eight (8) premium memberships to 8 lucky chess fans. All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa" before Christmas Morning. Please see the administrator post Santa Claus (kibitz #1072) for other important information.

And the winners are: (1) Il Palazzo (2) galdur (3) capanegra (4) JT the Chess Addict (5) Birthday Boy (6) tsj2000 (7) pkkandel (8) Sularus

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2010 ♔

Due to the generosity of several members, in 2010 Santa will have a free ChessGames.com Premium Membership for 26 lucky chess fans. All you have to do to enter is make a post to this page that starts with the words "Dear Santa". Please see the administrator post Santa Claus (kibitz #881) for other important information.

And the winners are: (1) Pravitel (2) strife328
(3) kudubux (4) ciberchess (5) chesssantosh (6) polarmis (7) Bratek (8) Whitehat1963 (9) Elsinore (10) Sparta (11) Bobwhoosta (12) Ragh (13) bharatiy (14) Raffael (15) mastermind7994 (16) Brettwith2ts (17) Dieago (18) KKDEREK (19) soldal (20) theagenbiteofinwit (21) crazybird (22) Scarecrow (23) dieter33 (24) Penguincw (25) jmactas (26) kakisto

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2009 ♔

Due to the generosity of anonymous members, in 2009 Santa will have a free ChessGames.com Premium Membership for 20 lucky chess fans. Then 2 accounts were donated from the Rinus Scholarship (see Rinus chessforum for more info). To this amount, Chessgames has donated five more, for a total of 27 free accounts.

And the winners are: (1) fedor12 (2) Scriptum (3) davegras (4) Hesam7 (5) Legend (6) jmi (7) magnuschess (8) TheBish (9) muwatalli (10) Albums Dummyflap (11) Golden Executive (12) TheLightSquares (13) sdbra (14) alexirc (15) The Famous Chess Cat (16) jjmobjj (17) hhmm (18) Greygreen (19) randomsac (20) LeBronstein (21) minasina (22) hellochesspeople (23) Ladolcevita (24) cade (25) Skoolboye (26) ughaibu (27) solstys.

Please read Santa Claus (kibitz #686) for more info.

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2008 ♔

Due to the generosity of an anonymous member, 13 premium accounts have been donated to give away in the "Dear Santa" drawing. To this amount, Chessgames has donated three more, for a total of sixteen (16) free accounts.

On Christmas Day, 2008 the winners were announced: (1) deadlysin (2) dexterious (3) hatilloteclavo (4) jeeky1996 (5) GeauxCool (6) saintstephen11 (7) FabrikaLaHun (8) Pulse (9) YuanTi (10) sandmanbrig (11) JaneEyre (12) JointheArmy (13) savuflorin1983 (14) imthecat (15) duffer (16) gundamz. Congratulations!

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2007 ♔

Due to the generosity of an anonymous member, 10 premium accounts have been donated to give away in the "Dear Santa" drawing. To this amount, Chessgames has donated two more, for a total of 12 free accounts.

On Christmas Day, 2007 the winners were announced: (1) Gouki, (2) Shanes, (3) maxxowar, (4) TheDrunkenPawn, (5) k0mi, (6) sisyphus, (7) chugalugaboo, (8) johnsbrother, (9) Nepa Pugna, (10) dippel, (11) mito1985, (12) Hot Logic. Congratulations!

♔ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR XMAS 2006 ♔

Due to an act of kindness on the part of User: OhioChessFan and one other user, we have a special Christmas present. OhioChessFan donated eleven (11) one-year premium memberships to be distributed at random to non-premium members. Then, another user wrote to us to donate two more accounts, and Chessgames.com added two of our own, for a grand total of fifteen (15) accounts.

On Christmas Day 2006, the winners were announced: (1) ClassZPlaya (2) jackmandoo (3) skakmiv (4) MyriadChoices (5) brobdingnag (6) nintenchess (7) crptone (8) Thorski (9) diemjay (10) Jole (11) silas75 (12) Loschinski (13) Manic (14) chrismiceli (15) vagrantlike. We hope they all enjoy their Christmas present. See you next year!

Last updated: 2020-01-03 18:09:32

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. NN vs Santa Claus 0-1691908CompositionC42 Petrov Defense
 

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Jan-02-20
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  ciberchess: Thank You Santa!!! I'm very glad!
Jan-02-20
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  Retireborn: Many thanks, Santa and chessgames.com!
Jan-02-20
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  Telemus: Many thanks, dear Santa!
Happy new year!
Jan-02-20
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  RcfM: Thank you Santa for the gift.
Jan-02-20
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  Kurakotsaba: Many THANKS SANTA , for the gift you dropped in my sock hanging by the window 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🦌🛷🏆🛎⛄...
Jan-02-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  paavoh: Many thanks, dear Santa and the good folks at Chessgames, for the nice Xmas present! Hope to put it into good use in 2020. See you around!
Jan-02-20
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  areknames: Thank you very much Santa and Chessgames!
Jan-03-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Mountain1: Thanks Santa for he gift
Jan-03-20
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  morfishine: Thank you Santa for the very nice gift!
Jan-03-20
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  MissScarlett: <morfishine: Thank you Santa for the very nice gift!>

Thank you!

Jan-03-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  morfishine: <Sally Simpson> 'Studies of chess composers', now that's a fine idea
Jan-03-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  jith1207: Thank you, Santa!

Thousand apologies (Mind Your Language style) for forgetting to take out the rat trap in my chimney, that caught you and delayed the membership awards to all members here.

I guess, I'm back to bad boy on day one. Yet again.

Jan-05-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Keyser Soze: Thank you Santa! Great surprise this one:)
Jan-05-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Surprise? There were more prizes than entrants! Contra <Robert Lucas>, there were $29 bills lying on the sidewalk.
Jan-05-20  walter007: <MissScarlett: ... there were $29 bills lying on the sidewalk.>

you should have picked up a few as Santa Claus was busy removing all the well wishing to <Annie K.> upon her departure on the <chessgames.com> site.

Jan-05-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  WorstPlayerEver: Thank you, Santa!
Jan-06-20
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  gezafan: Thanks Santa!
Jan-07-20
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  JonathanJ: Thanks, Santa!
Jan-07-20
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  Sally Simpson: ***

Thank You Santa. Pleasant surprise.

***

Jan-07-20
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  MissScarlett: <he took the time to award 1-year chessgames.com premium memberships to the following 23 users: carpetshark, Keyser Soze, jith1207, morfishine, Retireborn, gezafan, Telemus, Mountain1, JonathanJ, areknames, paavoh, Jean Defuse, pazzed paun, takebackok, mifralu, Jonathan Lau, RcfM, ciberchess, Albums Dummyflap, Kurakotsaba, MissScarlett, Messiah, and WorstPlayerEver.>

Your name's not on the list, so eff-off.

Jan-08-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sally Simpson: Hi MissScarlett,

Never knew a list existed.

My sub was due in March: I recently received an email dated 30th December.

"Thank you for supporting Chessgames.com. Your account "Sally Simpson" has been activated for premium services until Mar-21-2021."

No other details, so it must have been a gift from a friend.

Thank you again Santa.

***

Jan-16-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  jith1207: <Your name's not on the list, so eff-off>:

Now you know why there were more prizes than entrants.

Jan-16-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <jith1207>, the <Divine MissS> is always such a comfort.
Jan-29-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  jith1207: Ho-Ho-Ho :-)
Mar-21-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Messiah: Dear Santa, I would like to change my chessgames.com password, but it is still impossible.
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