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Compound Error
Member since Dec-01-12 · Last seen Aug-19-22
Living in Cornwall, UK. I used to play chess as a boy when living near Manchester. I beat the joint winner of an under 14yr tournament (stopping him winning outright!). Twenty-four years later, I'm re-discovering the game and have more time on my hands to understand it's nuances.

   Compound Error has kibitzed 43 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-23-21 V Erdos vs Firouzja, 2021 (replies)
Compound Error: Move 36 puzzles me (giving up the pawn)? I expect all the engine drivers here will know.
   Oct-01-19 L Monostori vs B Sebestyen, 1950 (replies)
Compound Error: As black I like to hang my knight on g4 so that Qxg4 and then the powerful knight to c6! Watch this recent game of Liren Ding versus Radjabov:
   Nov-10-18 D Antonic vs L Kerecki, 2008 (replies)
Compound Error: Does 10. Qxb7 get trapped by nb7 or something?
   Nov-10-18 C Boor vs E Sevillano, 2006
Compound Error: Each is only down a pawn. Play on!
   Oct-01-18 B Medak vs K van Zyil Smit, 1994
Compound Error: Take that Cyril Smith you fat bastard.
   Nov-15-17 Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 (replies)
Compound Error: According to the film "Pawn Sacrifice", chronicling Bobby Fischer preparing to face the Russians in California, he plays a version of this game blind versus his Second, Father Lombardy. After Bobby informs him of the move Queen to Knight's 4 as being from the Morphy - ...
   Oct-28-17 Xiong vs J Zhou, 2014 (replies)
Compound Error: I wonder why black didn't play 30.♕xc5?
   Oct-28-17 London vs Paris, 1834
Compound Error: Er, Badinage of Paris?
   Oct-14-17 Kamsky vs Kazhgaleyev, 2016 (replies)
Compound Error: I need to stare at the screen for quite a long time to work out the various combinations. However, my smartphone keeps blacking out to save energy, and there's no way to override it in the phone settings. Trying to keep the screen fresh by occasionally tapping it before it ...
   Jun-25-17 Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
Compound Error: I reckon after Bf3, Carlsen is looking to drive White's queen away with Re2. I wish I knew what time was on each clock?
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