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Grandma Sturleigh
Member since Apr-29-17 · Last seen Jul-05-21
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   Grandma Sturleigh has kibitzed 125 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Feb-23-19 Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 (replies)
 
Grandma Sturleigh: Stockfish prefers 13. Qe2 (mate in 17) over 13. Re8 because White has no quick mate after 16...Kf8 in the game line.
 
   May-27-18 Swiderski vs Schlechter, 1906 (replies)
 
Grandma Sturleigh: 40. e6! would have been a nice finish.
 
   May-23-18 Norway Chess (2018) (replies)
 
Grandma Sturleigh: <<Sokrates> I agree with you on the 3-1 system, but I don't think any organizer has found "better ways" yet.> Luis Rentero found a better way for Linares. Short (non-fighting) draws meant that you didn't get invited to the next tournament.
 
   May-16-18 R Svane vs B Nuber, 2018 (replies)
 
Grandma Sturleigh: If 49...Kc6 then 40. dxc5 Kxc5 41. Kc3 wins for White.
 
   May-11-18 I Rabinovich vs Ragozin, 1935
 
Grandma Sturleigh: <Sastre: <Skakalec> After 34.Rxa8 Qxf2+ 35.Kh1 Qxf1+ 36.Kh2 Qe2+ 37.Kg1 Qf2+ 38.Kh1 Qxf3+ 39.Kh2, Black has nothing better than a perpetual. There is no way for Black to protect his bishop.> Black can avoid the perpetual with 39...Qe2+ 40. Kg1 Qd1+ 41. Kh2 Qd2+
 
   May-07-18 Sasikiran vs Rublevsky, 2005
 
Grandma Sturleigh: I was expecting 38...Bc6, which seems to win easily.
 
   Apr-27-18 S Brenjo vs D Bojovic, 2008 (replies)
 
Grandma Sturleigh: I didn't see the Qf4 idea, so went with 26. Be5 Bxe5 27. Qh5.
 
   Apr-25-18 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
 
Grandma Sturleigh: I'm surprised to see Carlsen playing the Marshall. Doesn't he usually play less explored openings?
 
   Apr-23-18 A Liang vs Zherebukh, 2018 (replies)
 
Grandma Sturleigh: All theory up to move 25, at which point the players in V Kovalev vs N Abasov, 2017 agreed the draw. Games like this make the 30-move draw rule look a bit silly.
 
   Apr-21-18 Saemisch vs Grob, 1936
 
Grandma Sturleigh: White won a pawn in a saemisch and grob raid.
 
   Apr-21-18 B Kreiman vs L Christiansen, 2002 (replies)
   Apr-08-18 Caruana vs Aronian, 2018 (replies)
   Apr-03-18 Fischer vs Fine, 1963 (replies)
   Mar-30-18 G Maicherczyk vs Niephaus, 1949
   Mar-29-18 M Paragua vs B T Murali Krishnan, 2012
   Mar-27-18 Grischuk vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-21-18 Karjakin vs D Frolyanov, 2013 (replies)
   Mar-17-18 Capablanca vs A Chase, 1922 (replies)
   Mar-14-18 Aronian vs Kramnik, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-14-18 Grischuk vs Ding Liren, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-07-18 Sasikiran vs S D Swapnil, 2017 (replies)
   Mar-04-18 Motylev vs M Godena, 2010 (replies)
   Mar-02-18 S P Sethuraman vs Chopra Aryan, 2018
   Mar-02-18 T Florian vs Smyslov, 1949
   Feb-27-18 M Karthikeyan vs R Mamedov, 2018
   Feb-26-18 M Erwich vs M Bartel, 2001
   Feb-26-18 A Korobov vs P Maghsoodloo, 2018 (replies)
   Feb-25-18 A Bellaiche vs Bologan, 2018 (replies)
   Feb-25-18 C Hartlaub vs Fleischer, 1913 (replies)
   Feb-23-18 Lindehn vs E Herr, 1860
   Feb-14-18 Schlechter vs Pillsbury, 1898 (replies)
   Feb-14-18 Mato Damjanovic (replies)
   Feb-14-18 G Papp vs D Debashis, 2018
   Feb-11-18 Piket vs Kasparov, 2000 (replies)
   Feb-11-18 Capablanca vs Yates, 1930
   Feb-11-18 Alekhine vs Yates, 1922 (replies)
   Feb-11-18 Speelman vs M Basman, 1980 (replies)
   Feb-11-18 Marshall vs Burn, 1900 (replies)
   Feb-11-18 J Mercadal Benejam vs J Marcinkiewicz, 1997
   Feb-11-18 Zaichik vs Bronstein, 1980 (replies)
   Feb-11-18 Barbero vs L Espig, 1987 (replies)
   Feb-09-18 Taimanov vs Gulko, 1976
   Feb-09-18 Carlsen vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2017 (replies)
   Feb-07-18 S Volkov vs B Socko, 2014 (replies)
   Feb-06-18 A Mesa vs M Cebalo, 1966
   Feb-05-18 M Ragger vs Bluebaum, 2016
   Feb-04-18 H Stevic vs D Mastrovasilis, 2005 (replies)
   Feb-04-18 E J Rutanen vs Bronstein, 1952
   Feb-04-18 Petrosian vs H Corral, 1954 (replies)
   Feb-04-18 Sutovsky vs M Muzychuk, 2018 (replies)
   Feb-04-18 M Santos Ruiz vs Sutovsky, 2018
   Feb-04-18 Dominik Horvath vs Sutovsky, 2018
   Feb-04-18 Gelfand vs B Lalith, 2018
   Feb-04-18 R Byrne vs Sliwa, 1952
   Feb-03-18 Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921 (replies)
   Feb-03-18 Wang Hao vs D Howell, 2018
   Feb-03-18 D Howell vs Vitiugov, 2018 (replies)
   Feb-03-18 Vitiugov vs Gledura, 2018
   Feb-03-18 F Peralta vs Vitiugov, 2018
   Feb-03-18 Vitiugov vs L Cernousek, 2018
   Feb-03-18 M Barth Stanford vs Vitiugov, 2018 (replies)
   Feb-03-18 G Sargissian vs I Kurnosov, 2008
   Feb-03-18 G Sargissian vs Grischuk, 2008
   Feb-02-18 Miles vs A Volzhin, 2000 (replies)
   Feb-01-18 Adams vs N Grandelius, 2018 (replies)
   Feb-01-18 Adams vs Pichot, 2018
   Feb-01-18 N Renman vs Adams, 2018
   Jan-31-18 Ju Wenjun vs L Javakhishvili, 2011
   Jan-31-18 Zhao Jun vs Ju Wenjun, 2017
   Jan-30-18 Dubov vs J Moussard, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-30-18 L de La Fuente vs Rapport, 2018
   Jan-29-18 A Gupta vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2018
   Jan-29-18 Sutovsky vs M Antipov, 2018
   Jan-29-18 E Grinberg vs M Antipov, 2018
   Jan-29-18 C Liang vs Liang Jinrong, 2001
   Jan-28-18 B Adhiban vs Kramnik, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-27-18 Carlsen vs M Matlakov, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-24-18 Kramnik vs M Matlakov, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-23-18 P Mross vs Alekhine, 1941 (replies)
   Jan-23-18 Polgar vs Shirov, 2001 (replies)
   Jan-21-18 Keres vs Stahlberg, 1939
   Jan-21-18 Petrosian vs Keres, 1951 (replies)
   Jan-21-18 Keres vs Bondarevsky, 1951
   Jan-21-18 Yifan Hou vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-21-18 H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 (replies)
   Jan-21-18 H Danielsen vs J Gunnarsson, 2006
   Jan-20-18 Keres vs G Borisenko, 1950
   Jan-20-18 Suetin vs Keres, 1950
   Jan-20-18 Keres vs Alatortsev, 1950
   Jan-20-18 Kuzmin vs Petrosian, 1977
   Jan-18-18 I Platonov vs Geller, 1969
   Jan-18-18 L Grigorian vs I Platonov, 1974
   Jan-18-18 Tal vs I Platonov, 1969
   Jan-18-18 U Gass vs J B Bjerre, 2013
   Jan-18-18 Reti vs F Schubert, 1915 (replies)
   Jan-18-18 Csom vs A Planinc, 1974 (replies)
   Jan-17-18 M Luckis vs Jacobo Bolbochan, 1946
   Jan-16-18 Yates vs Nimzowitsch, 1929 (replies)
   Jan-14-18 A P Smith vs S A Jones, 2017
   Jan-13-18 E Paoli vs P Michel, 1950
   Jan-13-18 Nunn vs M N Sher, 1994
   Jan-13-18 Navara vs E Inarkiev, 2016 (replies)
   Jan-12-18 C Van Buskirk vs D Gurevich, 1987 (replies)
   Jan-11-18 Kan vs Keres, 1947
   Jan-10-18 Browne vs Kaidanov, 1994 (replies)
   Jan-08-18 M Pestalozzi vs D Duhm, 1900
   Jan-04-18 Timman vs A R Saleh Salem, 2015 (replies)
   Jan-02-18 Miles vs Sax, 1980 (replies)
   Jan-02-18 Kupreichik vs Palatnik, 1982 (replies)
   Jan-02-18 Keres vs M Feigin, 1937 (replies)
   Jan-02-18 Keres vs W Hasenfuss, 1937
   Jan-01-18 Geller vs E Cobo Arteaga, 1965
   Jan-01-18 Tal vs Geller, 1962
   Jan-01-18 Korchnoi vs Geller, 1962 (replies)
   Dec-31-17 Lasker vs Kovacs, 1934 (replies)
   Dec-30-17 Parma vs Stein, 1965
   Dec-28-17 Kindermann vs Nunn, 1991
   Dec-25-17 R P Michell vs Rubinstein, 1925
   Dec-12-17 AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2017 (replies)
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