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Boomie
Member since Feb-05-05
Welcome to The Cirque du Boomie where the dancers will kick your teeth out and you have unlimited credit in the casino.

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Feb-05-2010 - The Don said so long ago that in 5 years The Cirque would be totally legitimate. Today I see a thriving casino business and fan dancers from Yonkers. Good times!

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BOOMNET

This is the forum.
The Cirque, CG.com.
On an average day, people go about their business.

When they get out of line I go to work.
I carry a badge.

Dum De Dum
Dum De Dum De Dum

We were working out of Tactics and Swindles. My partner's name is Jessie. My name's Boomie.

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"...the unexamined life is not worth living..." - Socrates from Plato's Apology

“This one of you, O human beings, is wisest, who, like Socrates, recognizes that he is in truth of no account in respect to wisdom.” - Socrates from Plato's Apology

"Wit is the epitaph of an emotion" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers" - James Baldwin

"I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." - Sir Isaac Newton

"If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent." - Sir Isaac Newton

"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself." - Krishnamurti

"Truth is a pathless land." - Krishnamurti

On Religion - "It makes no sense to create a hypothesis for which there is no data." - Ayn Rand

"The more I practise, the luckier I get." - Gary Player

"Sacred cows make the best hamburger." - Mark Twain

"People don't stop playing because they get old. They get old because they stop playing." - GB Shaw

"Today is a good day to get mated." - Lakota mystic Red Rook

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Given that a thought dies shortly after birth, the writer is a mortician whose job is to make it smile.

The unexamined position is not worth playing.

Play ideas not moves.

A beautiful solution for which there is no problem.

Professor, don't get on that ship! That book, To Serve Man, it's a chess book!

Have pawn. Will travel.

The Cirque - Your best choice for a second location.

<If Gilbert and Sullivan Played Chess>

Though it may seem quite incongruous
And it makes so little sense to us,
She is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

Though she may seem a bit mannish,
She would never play the Spanish.
'Cause she is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

Neither Russian, French nor Catalan
'Cause she always wants to get her man.
So she is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

<With apologies to George M. Cohan>

D-z-indzi-chashvili spells Zindchinhashvalley.

Proud of all the Cossack blood that's in me

Praise the man who says my name correctly

D-z-indzi-chashvili you see

It's a shame that my name has never been pronounced quite like

Ginchinsmokedhashverily, that's me!

<CG Haiku>

She had me at "Heh".
Much jibber jabber ensued.
It's all about chess.


   Boomie has kibitzed 13714 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-09-19 Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1896
 
Boomie: 24...gxh6 is also gruesome for black. White plays Rfc1 restricting the Na4. Then the black rook is pushed around starting with Nf3 and forced to e4 eventually. Notice that there is a potential fork of the rooks with the bishop. Amusing.
 
   Dec-01-19 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
Boomie: I'm sure this has been mentioned but anything worth doing is worth over doing. The World Junior's ended a month ago. We should have followed it to begin with but at least it should go into the database, eh?
 
   Nov-28-19 jessicafischerqueen chessforum (replies)
 
Boomie: <jessicafischerqueen: *The Mariano Sana Trench* More than 7 miles deep!> That's deeper than Sean Penn but not as deep as Bono.
 
   Nov-20-19 M Sana vs C Blocker, 2014 (replies)
 
Boomie: <Fusilli> Congratulations on your fine GOTD. Back in the day, I played the CK and hated the Panov-Botvinnik attack. After Qb3: [DIAGRAM] Sans silly cone monster, it appears to me that black's road to equality should be action against the isolani on d4. That fine outpost on ...
 
   Nov-20-19 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
Boomie: <al wazir: But how does a scheduling a White House visit for a foreign dignitary, or not scheduling it, affect our national interests?> Such a meeting would strengthen Zelensky's position in both his fight against the Russians and against corruption. The Russians are trying to ...
 
   Nov-08-19 Caruana vs Karjakin, 2019 (replies)
 
Boomie: <Cheapo by the Dozen: The engine seems a bit confused...> When posting engine evals it is important to name the engine used and the depth of the search. To do a more thorough analysis, the line should be played out a few moves with the engine set to "Infinite Analysis". This ...
 
   Oct-21-19 Isle of Man Grand Swiss (2019) (replies)
 
Boomie: <Pedro Fernandez: In <Boomie> composition white needs avoid the loss of its pawn, otherwise it is draw (playing both sides the best possible after the such a loss).> I also entered every move in the game to see if there were any drawn positions. White was winning after ...
 
   Oct-19-19 Aronian vs D Anton Guijarro, 2019 (replies)
 
Boomie: Should be a draw. Fine tourney for the young Spaniard.
 
   Oct-13-19 Caruana vs Wang Hao, 2019 (replies)
 
Boomie: -> Everybody Wang Hao tonight. Everybody Wang Hao tonight. They made it to time control with even chances.
 
   Oct-07-19 Larsen vs Geller, 1960
 
Boomie: White's position on the queenside after 10. b3: [DIAGRAM] This is identical to a Benoni structure. The general rule for the opponent is to resist the b-pawn push. Once white gets in b4, the game is half over. Notice later white plays e3 which is also a Benoni move.
 
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