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Member since Sep-29-03 · Last seen Jan-25-18
I love Morphy and Capablanca but suspect that Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov are greater than either of them.

I live just outside Barcelona, and am a retired English teacher. Expatriate Canadian, 40 years in Spain. Chess is a way to keep my neurons and synapses active.

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   Lawrence has kibitzed 1710 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jul-07-05 S del Rio de Angelis vs T Rendle, 2005 (replies)
Lawrence: Hi <meloncio>, about the bad relationship yes, I knew, but don't know the anecdote.
   Jul-04-05 The World (replies)
Lawrence: Hi meloncio, change "A" to "The" and you've got it. Saludos
   Jun-24-05 Jose Raul Capablanca (replies)
Lawrence: Buried in Havana. There's a photo of his tombstone at
   May-16-05 Nigel Short (replies)
Lawrence: As D.H.Lawrence's mother said, "My Nosher's not going down the pit."
   May-16-05 F de Castellvi vs N Vinyoles, 1475 (replies)
Lawrence: <Milo>, yes, the game of the 15th century definitely.
   Apr-25-05 Beer (replies)
Lawrence: Malt does more than Milton can To justify God's ways to man. AEHousman
   Apr-18-05 Kamsky vs Kasparov, 1992 (replies)
Lawrence: <who>, so that's the reason I can't beat Garry! As Pope said--Alexander, not John Paul II--<A little learning is a dangerous thing>.
   Apr-16-05 Raymond Keene (replies)
Lawrence: Hi <BabsonTask>, welcome to the club. I'm sure you're going to enjoy it here.
   Apr-12-05 Paul Morphy (replies)
Lawrence: <DrKurtPhart>, sorry, but I sink your English is at a stillstand.
   Apr-09-05 Capablanca vs Euwe, 1931 (replies)
Lawrence: <psmith>, <Bxa1 or Bxe4 would have been much better> doesn't mean that Black is ahead. As you say, White has good play, but Black isn't taking a shellacking. In your first line Junior would not play 24.....Rd5 but 24.....Kh8. Then, after 25.Nf7+ Rxf7 26.Qxf7 White is up
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