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Member since Nov-03-03 · Last seen Jan-24-21
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.

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   Chessical has kibitzed 3094 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-24-21 Zukertort vs S Franklin, 1884
Chessical: Herr Louispaulsen88888888, vielen Dank für Ihre Kommentare.
   Jan-23-21 Smyslov vs Ragozin, 1944
Chessical: The precursor to this game is A E Post vs Taubenhaus, 1906
   Jan-23-21 Timman vs Geller, 1974
Chessical: <WhiteRook48> If <57. Kc7> then Rh8 The drawing method is: [DIAGRAM] 58. Kb4 Rh8 59. Rg1 Rxh7 60. Kxb5 Rxh4 61. Rf1 Kf4 62. c4 Ke3 63. c5 Ke2 64. Rc1 f2 65. c6 f1=Q 66. Rxf1 Kxf1 67. c7 Rh8 68. Kb6 Kxa4
   Jan-12-21 Biographer Bistro (replies)
Chessical: I have submitted the game collection Burn - Bellingham (1900) for voting.
   Jan-09-21 Alekhine vs G Golan, 1943
Chessical: [DIAGRAM] 40... e4 41. b5 e3 42. b6 e2 43. b7 e1=Q 44. b8=Q+ Kg5 45. Qd8+ Kh6 draws.
   Jan-09-21 A Reggio vs Schlechter, 1903 (replies)
Chessical: Schlechter saves a lost game by inveigling Reggio in complications after a last throw of the dice with [DIAGRAM] <43..Bxh3>
   Jan-08-21 C G M Watson vs W H Rowe, 1898
Chessical: 13. Nxf7 Kxf7 14. Ng5+ hxg5 15. fxg5 is also crushing.
   Jan-01-21 Harikrishna vs Nepomniachtchi, 2020
Chessical: <28>...Rxc3 avoids giving up the exchange for a pawn, but Nepomniachtchi must have thought that he had sufficient compensation.
   Dec-31-20 Geller vs Lubensky, 1947
Chessical: Or [DIAGRAM] 23. Nc3 exf2+ 24. Kd2 Qf4+ 25. Kd3 Qd4+ 26. Ke2 Qxg4+ 27. Kd2 f1=N+ 28. Rxf1 Rxf1
   Dec-28-20 chessforum (replies)
Chessical: The "Do not display 3rd party ads" preference does not apply to the 'Server Overload' page. Reported only for the sake of completeness.
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