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Member since Mar-09-18 · Last seen Feb-07-23
I'm more of a jack-of-all-trades, master-of-none. Chess, Shatranj, Xiangqi, Janggi, Shogi, Makruk, and a few I've made up for pending sci-fi stories.
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   Korora has kibitzed 344 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-03-23 Marshall vs Von Popiel, 1902 (replies)
Korora: Looks like Officer Pupp got Ignatz this time. ;þ
   Feb-03-23 Kosteniuk vs A Kashlinskaya, 2023 (replies)
Korora: <outplayer> A brilliancy?
   Feb-02-23 NN vs W Schelfhout, 1910
Korora: SCHELFHOUT used CHECKMATE. It's super effective! NN's KINGAMBIT fainted.
   Feb-02-23 D Starbuck vs A Ettlinger, 1882
Korora: <Messiah> What about the Long Patrol hare in <Mossflower>?
   Feb-02-23 R Byrne vs Fischer, 1963
Korora: After 22.♕f2 ♕h3+ 23.♔g1 ♖e1+ 24.♖xe1 ♗xd4 White can only delay the inevitable by four moves--and that's if White goes for a spite check and then gives up the ♕ for lost!
   Feb-02-23 E M Jackson vs Flohr, 1929 (replies)
Korora: I got the first sac right, but not the follow-up.
   Feb-01-23 NN vs Lucena, 1497 (replies)
Korora: A ♙ steamroller, long before literal steamrollers were even thought of.
   Feb-01-23 Ignatz von Kolisch (replies)
Korora: If you blundered in a game against him... zip-POW!
   Feb-01-23 Giri vs D Brandenburg, 2009 (replies)
Korora: Well, I was right about a sacrifice being involved, but I guessed the wrong piece.
   Jan-31-23 AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2018 (replies)
Korora: <This the most insane computer game yet> I thought it was on the verge of going stale. ;þ
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