Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing User Profile

Member since Nov-03-03 · Last seen Jan-20-22
I am an UK chess player who plays OTB and correspondence. I particularly appreciate the games of Tal, Alekhine, Tarrasch and Capablanca.

I am particularly interested in the history of chess since the 19th century. I now spend most of my time here working on games collections.

>> Click here to see Chessical's game collections. Full Member

   Chessical has kibitzed 3141 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-20-22 Biographer Bistro (replies)
Chessical: I have nominated: Game Collection: Becker - Wagner match for your consideration to become an official game collection. This was a lively match and it is well worth playing through some of the games. You can vote here: Game Collection Voting As an aside: (1). Would anyone be ...
   Jan-05-22 Rosenthal - Wisker (1870/71) (replies)
Chessical: The 'Schachzeitung' excerpt reads 'Chess in England. The competition between Wisker, this year's winner, in the Challenge Cup tournament and Samuel Rosenthal, mentioned in the January issue on p. 16, has happily come about and has already finished. The conditions were: the winner
   Nov-28-21 Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi, 2021 (replies)
Chessical: It's nothing to do with Premium membership, as a Premium member I can only see the computer annotated score to move 15.
   Nov-11-21 Caisso chessforum (replies)
Chessical: <Caisso> For some reason the Opening Explorer switches back to White at the bottom of the board when you are reviewing it with colours inverted (Black at the bottom of the board). It does it here: 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. ...
   Nov-08-21 J Perlis vs Albin, 1907
Chessical: [DIAGRAM] Albin misses a draw, by turning right instead of left with his knight: <19... Ne4!> 20. fxe4 Qg6+ 21. Kh1 Qxe4+ 22. Kg1 Qg4+ =
   Nov-07-21 chessforum (replies)
Chessical: The database does not seem stable, I keep getting server errors.
   Sep-15-21 George Marshall Norman
Chessical: Updated link for biography -
   Sep-14-21 Capablanca vs J L Cassilly, 1909 (replies)
Chessical: Is not 46.Re5 stronger? [DIAGRAM] As played, Capalanca loses two pawns.
   Aug-22-21 stevemcd87 chessforum (replies)
Chessical: On the Chess players' directory page the letter A does not return any players. Other letters do provide an appropriate list.
   Aug-13-21 Pillsbury vs S Clarence / M J Thompson, 1900 (replies)
Chessical: Pillsbury pushes too hard and with <16.Qxb7?> he loses. If <16.Qxe5> then 20...Qa3 wins immediately.
(replies) indicates a reply to the comment.

You are not logged in to
If you need an account, register now;
it's quick, anonymous, and free!
If you already have an account, click here to sign-in.

View another user profile:
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC