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

Member since Apr-03-03 · Last seen Jan-23-23
no bio

   Isolani has kibitzed 176 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-28-21 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2021
Isolani: Carlsen, while playing this game, made the ABC News photos (16 sec mark) as he ponders his third move. Caruana can be seen in the background as well.
   Sep-13-20 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation (B91)
Isolani: Does anyone know why this variation is known as the Zagreb? I have not been able to find any information as to why it is called this.
   Jun-26-20 Shirov vs Benjamin, 1994
Isolani: This game actually transposes into B85, at least as soon as move 10.
   Jun-26-20 A Zude vs L Sanchez Botella, 2014
Isolani: I really do not like 13...Bd7? here. In these type of specific 6 Be2 Scheveningen-Najdorf lines black should keep the d7 flight square open for his knight after the e5 advance.
   Oct-21-15 Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 (replies)
Isolani: Thanks Boomie and beatgiant. How in the world did I overlook Re1? Wow.
   Apr-14-13 Robert Byrne (replies)
Isolani: I am not trying to be argumentative here but Frank Marshall and Reuben Fine should be in that top five list. Were the Byrne brothers the strongest male chess siblings ever?
   Mar-22-13 J Tarjan vs Hodgson, 1983 (replies)
Isolani: ^Actually I forgot about the the black c4 pawn (oops), however there is 13.Qc2+...I do not know right now but there seems to be something forceful here.
   Dec-25-12 Anand vs Bologan, 2003 (replies)
Isolani: At first glance with the final position I was baffled that Bologan resigned this early. After closer observation however I noticed that black's pieces are discombobulated and are almost in zugzwang.
   Sep-02-12 Joseph G Gallagher (replies)
Isolani: I initially did not make the connection that he wrote a fraction of the Everyman Chess "Starting Out" opening books. I actually have been collecting these books, at least those pertaining to the openings that I play. Personally, I do not think that beginners are the only ones who ...
   Feb-05-12 Patrick Wolff (replies)
Isolani: << drkodos: ^ This is a ridiculously spartan database in some areas ... make generalizations at your own peril ....> And one of those areas is any player from the pre computer period that isn't at the very highest level. If I remember right Wolff used to play a lot of open ...
(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 2001-2023, Chessgames Services LLC