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Member since Jul-23-05 · Last seen Jan-21-20
I live in Utah, but I'm simply a hobbyist. I love playing through great chess games, and I will play occasionally online, but if I had a rating, I'm afraid it would probably only contain 3 digits.
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   Oginschile has kibitzed 134 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-21-20 A Firouzja vs Carlsen, 2020 (replies)
Oginschile: So impressed with Firouzja and the tourney he is having. Hes played some of the most exciting chess over the previous months. But today the King showed why he's king. Great game by Carlsen.
   Dec-15-19 F Corrales Jimenez vs Granda Zuniga, 2009
Oginschile: LoL Arn... born and raised in Rochester Mn, no stranger to getting lost in a snowstorm myself... i tipped my hat to this one and enjoyed the rest of the game.
   Jun-08-19 Tal vs Wade, 1971 (replies)
Oginschile: To wade in deep waters, it helps to be Tal(l)
   May-09-19 Radjabov vs R Wojtaszek, 2015 (replies)
Oginschile: To queen a pawn!!! It's amazing the extents to which black has to stretch himself to keep the aPawn from queening, and white simply pushes black to the ledge everywhere else on the board.
   Dec-19-18 Short vs Zhu Chen, 2002
Oginschile: Short plays long
   Nov-28-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
Oginschile: I'm betting we don't see f3 here anytime soon.
   Nov-26-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
Oginschile: I have long since given up second guessing grandmasters.. much less the elite among grandmasters, but considering Carlsen's penchant for playing out the slightest of advantages to ridiculous lengths.. something about this seems disingenuous. I am looking forward to hearing ...
   Nov-22-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
Oginschile: Feels to me like Caruana has been having to find only moves for a while... walking the razors edge a bit. He seems to have a little more freedom now to prod for advantages.
   Mar-16-15 Steinitz vs J B Brockenbrough, 1885 (replies)
Oginschile: I saw Rg3 Qxg3 Ne7# But when I didn't see it works the other way around.. somehow I feel like I missed this puzzle. I wish I could blame cataracts for my chess blindness.
   Mar-18-14 Svidler vs D Andreikin, 2014 (replies)
Oginschile: I saw a case where a very strong player (non-grandmaster) underpromoted to a rook simply to tempt his opponent (who unfortunately was myself) to not take it and find a better line. That doesn't seem to be the case here. I've also seen a crazy situation (though it may have been ...
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