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RKnight
Member since Apr-22-15 · Last seen Feb-22-20
Rated about 2000 USCF
Favorite players: Lasker, Capablanca, Kasparov, Carlsen, Caruana

   RKnight has kibitzed 249 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Jan-20-20 Capablanca vs R Illa, 1911 (replies)
 
RKnight: 11. Qb7 at first glance seems like a silly move, but it virtually forces the trade of R+B+B for Q and wins the game. Capa was good at tactics too, not just at endgames.
 
   Jan-01-20 Flohr vs I Koenig, 1929 (replies)
 
RKnight: After working hard to make 40. Rc7 work, I too was "Flohred" by the quicker 40. Bxe5.
 
   Dec-19-19 Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1912
 
RKnight: One could say that Karel found himself in a "Bad Pisityan" after 34. Bxe5, so he resigned.
 
   Dec-13-19 J Klinger vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 1986 (replies)
 
RKnight: Darn. I was proud of getting this one, and not just 33...h3+ but the follow-up. Then I read the comments on how obvious and simple it was :-( C'est la vie.
 
   Sep-15-19 R H Steinmeyer vs Berliner, 1959 (replies)
 
RKnight: <erniecohen> 34...bxf4 seems more like a transposition that a cook. I'd like to pay tribute to Hans Berliner, as <landshark> said, one of the greatest correspondence players. Hans and I were colleagues at the university in the 1980's and 1990's, while he built Hitech, ...
 
   Jul-12-19 Gossip vs Tarrasch, 1889
 
RKnight: Not too much to Gossip about; he just gave away the store.
 
   Jul-11-19 L Gutman vs Kholmov, 1975 (replies)
 
RKnight: Good puzzle, Gutman used every one of his pieces. I didn't solve it because I failed to see the in-retrospect-obvious 26. Bh6+
 
   Jul-08-19 A Franck vs Portisch, 1958 (replies)
 
RKnight: OK, OK, not Monday, but it's a great midweek puzzle. I easily found the game line, but didn't really solve it, as that needs a convincing response to 26. Kb3. <agb2002> found it. I really like his (her) analyses when posted.
 
   Jun-15-19 Nakamura vs R Patterson, 2001
 
RKnight: In the 80's I played in the World Open and was in a similar situation as Roger, up the exchange but down two connected passed paws (well, Naka is up three connected passed pawns, but who's counting). I lost, but learned; very hard to stop such pawns.
 
   May-29-19 Anand vs H Wegner, 1987
 
RKnight: Lest one thinks resigning might have been premature, consider: 23...Nf4 24. Qxf7 Rg8 25. Rg7 with mate to follow
 
   May-29-19 L Day vs D Bailey, 1983 (replies)
   May-09-19 Tarrasch vs Winawer, 1881 (replies)
   Apr-05-19 Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 (replies)
   Feb-22-19 Kamsky vs Anand, 1994 (replies)
   Feb-17-19 M Berkovich vs M Mostertman, 2009 (replies)
   Feb-09-19 Tal vs Polugaevsky, 1959
   Feb-09-19 Tal vs W Witkowski, 1959 (replies)
   Jan-30-19 Ribli vs Adorjan, 1983 (replies)
   Jan-26-19 M Gurevich vs N Pert, 2007 (replies)
   Jan-17-19 Tal vs Klovans, 1958 (replies)
   Jan-06-19 Stockfish vs AlphaZero, 2018 (replies)
   Dec-30-18 Rosenberg vs Tal, 1955
   Dec-16-18 Shirov vs Adams, 1992 (replies)
   Dec-07-18 Tal vs R Skuja, 1952 (replies)
   Dec-05-18 Beliavsky vs R Roskar, 2008 (replies)
   Dec-04-18 Jullik vs Tal, 1950
   Nov-26-18 Tal vs Pliss, 1950 (replies)
   Nov-25-18 Aronian vs Leko, 2007 (replies)
   Nov-23-18 Nimzowitsch vs G Marco, 1920 (replies)
   Nov-22-18 Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1880
   Nov-19-18 Tal vs M Strelkov, 1949 (replies)
   Oct-28-18 Kotronias vs Krum Georgiev, 1994 (replies)
   Oct-23-18 Ulibin vs D Brandenburg, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-09-18 Morphy vs Alfred Jones, 1859
   Sep-11-18 Y Zherebukh vs Akobian, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-02-18 Morphy vs NN, 1859 (replies)
   Aug-30-18 Bacrot vs B Socko, 2008 (replies)
   Aug-28-18 Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 (replies)
   Jul-31-18 Bird vs Morphy, 1858 (replies)
   Jun-22-18 Topalov vs W So, 2016 (replies)
   Jun-14-18 J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2000
   Jun-10-18 Gelfand vs Beliavsky, 1991 (replies)
   Jun-09-18 Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 (replies)
   Jun-08-18 C Stanley vs Morphy, 1857
   Jun-06-18 Morphy vs NN, 1857 (replies)
   Jun-03-18 J Nogueiras vs Miles, 1994 (replies)
   May-30-18 A Heimann vs B Stillger, 2017 (replies)
   May-20-18 A Kats vs C Baginskaite, 2012 (replies)
   May-11-18 B Hayden vs W A Winser, 1948 (replies)
   May-01-18 Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 (replies)
   Apr-26-18 K Grigoryan vs T L Petrosian, 2017 (replies)
   Apr-23-18 T Goutali vs L Pan Zhang, 2008 (replies)
   Apr-18-18 B Leussen vs A H Pettersson, 1905
   Apr-16-18 Marshall vs J W te Kolste, 1905
   Mar-30-18 Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 (replies)
   Mar-29-18 Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911
   Mar-27-18 Pillsbury vs Steinitz, 1892 (replies)
   Mar-18-18 B Richter vs Tarrasch, 1883
   Mar-18-18 W So vs M Prusikin, 2006 (replies)
   Mar-16-18 Steinitz vs Wittek, 1882
   Mar-15-18 Ding Liren vs O Barbosa, 2012 (replies)
   Mar-12-18 E Kemeny vs J M Hanham, 1897
   Mar-11-18 Caruana vs E Berg, 2008 (replies)
   Mar-10-18 M W Healey vs Graham J Moore, 2017 (replies)
   Mar-09-18 Rubinstein vs S Von Freymann, 1909 (replies)
   Mar-08-18 H E Atkins vs F Brown, 1906
   Mar-07-18 Marshall vs M Judd, 1904
   Mar-06-18 Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1890 (replies)
   Mar-05-18 Owen vs A Boden, 1867
   Mar-04-18 Cochrane vs Somacarana, 1856
   Feb-19-18 G Atwood vs J Wilson, 1801
   Feb-19-18 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Feb-16-18 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Feb-08-18 Kasparov vs A G Donchenko, 1976
   Feb-08-18 Csom vs Yusupov, 1982 (replies)
   Dec-21-17 W So vs Nakamura, 2016 (replies)
   Dec-03-17 W Lewis vs NN, 1820 (replies)
   Nov-27-17 Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855
   Nov-25-17 Kramnik vs L Bruzon Batista, 2006 (replies)
   Nov-21-17 Alexander Petrov vs Jaenisch, 1844 (replies)
   Nov-18-17 Korchnoi vs J L Arnason, 1987 (replies)
   Nov-17-17 Janowski vs A Goetz, 1896
   Nov-13-17 Schiffers vs A Schulz, 1866 (replies)
   Nov-13-17 Morphy vs P Dominguez, 1864
   Nov-12-17 L Hoffer vs NN, 1881
   Nov-09-17 Kolisch vs Shumov, 1862
   Nov-09-17 Anderssen vs A de Lelie, 1861
   Nov-06-17 P Journoud vs J Grevy, 1857
   Nov-06-17 Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1856
   Nov-01-17 I Gurevich vs K K Karanja, 1987 (replies)
   Oct-29-17 K Harandi vs Balashov, 1979 (replies)
   Oct-26-17 Staunton vs Cochrane, 1841
   Oct-26-17 Staunton vs W M Popert, 1841
   Oct-25-17 Anand vs Svidler, 2016 (replies)
   Oct-04-17 J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818
   Oct-01-17 M Bluebaum vs A Rakhmanov, 2016 (replies)
   Sep-16-17 Staunton vs NN, 1842
   Sep-16-17 Staunton vs Cochrane, 1842
   Sep-12-17 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Sep-11-17 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Jul-26-17 V Malakhov vs I Khairullin, 2007 (replies)
   Jul-25-17 K Meier vs A A Howell, 2007 (replies)
   Jul-20-17 Tal vs W Pietzsch, 1959 (replies)
   Jul-18-17 Borbely vs Kovacs, 1948 (replies)
   Jul-16-17 Tal vs Dauga, 1959 (replies)
   Jul-16-17 J Klavins vs Tal, 1959 (replies)
   Jul-16-17 Tal vs S Johannessen, 1959 (replies)
   Jul-09-17 Parma vs G Ramirez, 1963 (replies)
   Jul-08-17 Tal vs Pukudruva, 1955
   Jul-06-17 P Melik vs Tal, 1954 (replies)
   Jul-03-17 Alekhine vs S Von Freymann, 1911
   Jul-01-17 B Morchiashvili vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2015 (replies)
   Jun-30-17 Y Krupenski vs Gelfand, 2016 (replies)
   Jun-23-17 A Rabinovich vs Alekhine, 1918 (replies)
   Jun-23-17 Mamedyarov vs Van Wely, 2016 (replies)
   Jun-21-17 Wegemund / Brennert vs Alekhine, 1921
   Jun-19-17 J Klavins vs Tal, 1958
   Jun-19-17 B Verlinsky vs Alekhine, 1918
   Jun-18-17 Averbakh vs Tal, 1958 (replies)
   Jun-18-17 Lokvenc vs Tal, 1958
   Jun-16-17 Alekhine vs A Kaufmann, 1919 (replies)
   Jun-13-17 Verlinsky / Brannasky vs Alekhine, 1918 (replies)
   Jun-12-17 Alekhine vs NN, 1918 (replies)
   Jun-08-17 Alekhine vs L Litov, 1915 (replies)
   Jun-08-17 N Tselikov vs Alekhine, 1915
   Jun-08-17 J G Nicholson vs H Noordhoek, 2007 (replies)
   Jun-03-17 Kupreichik vs C Morrison, 2003 (replies)
   May-31-17 A David vs T Nedev, 2007 (replies)
   May-28-17 Kupreichik vs Tal, 1970 (replies)
   May-25-17 Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1914
   May-21-17 Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs F Bohatirchuk, 1924 (replies)
   May-18-17 L'Ami vs E Safarli, 2007 (replies)
   May-16-17 S Fairbairn vs A Zozulia, 2007 (replies)
   May-10-17 B Firat vs P Carlsson, 2007 (replies)
   May-03-17 J Mileika vs Tal, 1953
   Apr-28-17 Tal vs A Darznieks, 1953 (replies)
   Apr-21-17 E Inarkiev vs Svidler, 2016 (replies)
   Apr-20-17 Tal vs T Giorgadze, 1956
   Apr-20-17 Tal vs T Zeids, 1955 (replies)
   Apr-19-17 M Apicella vs I Farago, 2007 (replies)
   Apr-18-17 Alekhine vs Ovsiannikov/Ukhtomsk, 1913
   Apr-15-17 Tal vs Vasiukov, 1955
   Apr-13-17 J Dworakowska vs Shabalov, 2006 (replies)
   Apr-10-17 S Von Freymann vs Alekhine, 1912
   Apr-09-17 Tal vs J I Zilber, 1954
   Apr-09-17 Gelfand vs E Alekseev, 2008 (replies)
   Mar-29-17 Tal vs A Akmentins, 1954
   Mar-22-17 R Polaczek vs A Antoniou, 2007 (replies)
   Mar-20-17 Alekhine vs NN, 1911
   Mar-04-17 B Socko vs Shirov, 2007 (replies)
   Mar-01-17 Fleissig / A Staehelin/ H Staeheli vs Alekhine, 1922
   Mar-01-17 A Aurbach vs Alekhine, 1922 (replies)
   Feb-17-17 Alekhine vs A Brinckmann, 1921
   Feb-14-17 U Boensch vs D Hausrath, 2007 (replies)
   Feb-06-17 Alekhine vs G W Champion, 1920
   Feb-05-17 Morphy vs J Chamouillet / Allies, 1858
   Feb-03-17 Timman vs Spassky, 1983 (replies)
   Jan-22-17 Taimanov vs V Mikenas, 1965 (replies)
   Dec-19-16 Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913
   Dec-16-16 Alekhine vs Ed. Lasker, 1913 (replies)
   Dec-11-16 K Commons vs P Peev, 1976 (replies)
   Dec-07-16 Teichmann vs Alekhine, 1913
   Dec-02-16 G Nyholm vs Alekhine, 1912 (replies)
   Nov-26-16 Robson vs Y Vovk, 2015 (replies)
   Nov-05-16 Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 (replies)
   Nov-01-16 E Safarli vs Caruana, 2010
   Oct-25-16 Bachrach / Schapiro / Wolfrum vs Alekhine, 1911 (replies)
   Oct-19-16 Rotlewi vs Alekhine, 1909 (replies)
   Oct-17-16 Alekhine vs A M Favorsky, 1909 (replies)
   Oct-10-16 V Malaniuk vs Kengis, 1981
   Oct-03-16 Alekhine vs N Urusov, 1905
   Oct-03-16 J Molina vs Tartakower, 1931 (replies)
   Sep-22-16 Caruana vs S Cvetkovic, 2009 (replies)
   Sep-21-16 Tartakower vs E Steiner, 1921 (replies)
   Sep-19-16 Caruana vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2008
   Sep-05-16 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2012
   Sep-03-16 Carlsen vs Topalov, 2011
   Jul-24-16 Tal vs Kirjatsky, 1959 (replies)
   Jun-04-16 Judit Polgar vs Carlsen, 2008 (replies)
   May-26-16 Plaskett vs Carlsen, 2006 (replies)
   May-22-16 Carlsen vs A Kveinys, 2006
   May-19-16 Carlsen vs P Nikolic, 2005
   May-18-16 Carlsen vs Deepan Chakkravarthy J, 2004
   May-04-16 Carlsen vs J L Hammer, 2003 (replies)
   May-03-16 Carlsen vs S Cremonini, 2003
   Feb-18-16 Carlsen vs Adams, 2008 (replies)
   Feb-16-16 Carlsen vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008
   Feb-15-16 Carlsen vs Morozevich, 2007
   Feb-05-16 Carlsen vs Hracek, 2007 (replies)
   Jan-28-16 Carlsen vs G M Todorovic, 2006 (replies)
   Jan-20-16 Caruana vs F Elsness, 2012
   Jan-14-16 Caruana vs Jakovenko, 2011
   Dec-24-15 Caruana vs V Kuznetsov, 2011
   Dec-07-15 Carlsen vs de Firmian, 2007
   Dec-03-15 Carlsen vs Shirov, 2007 (replies)
   Nov-30-15 Carlsen vs R Pruijssers, 2007
   Nov-12-15 S Williams vs Carlsen, 2006 (replies)
   Nov-08-15 Caruana vs A Giri, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-03-15 Caruana vs Aronian, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-02-15 Azmaiparashvili vs Carlsen, 2005
   Nov-02-15 Carlsen vs K Lie, 2005
   Oct-29-15 Carlsen vs Azmaiparashvili, 2005 (replies)
   Oct-28-15 Kramnik vs Caruana, 2013
   Oct-26-15 Carlsen vs J Werle, 2004
   Oct-25-15 Caruana vs D Solak, 2013
   Oct-20-15 Caruana vs G Popilski, 2013
   Oct-18-15 Morozevich vs Caruana, 2013 (replies)
   Oct-10-15 Hector vs Caruana, 2012 (replies)
   Oct-06-15 Carlsen vs I A Abusdal, 2003 (replies)
   Oct-05-15 B Savchenko vs Caruana, 2010
   Oct-05-15 R Sander vs Carlsen, 2003
   Oct-03-15 Caruana vs C Flueckiger, 2010 (replies)
   Oct-01-15 Caruana vs M Perez Candelario, 2009
   Sep-29-15 Leitao vs Caruana, 2010 (replies)
   Sep-27-15 M Prusikin vs Caruana, 2010
   Sep-22-15 Korchnoi vs Caruana, 2008 (replies)
   Sep-20-15 Caruana vs G M Todorovic, 2007
   Sep-17-15 Caruana vs Srinath Narayanan, 2006
   Sep-10-15 Carlsen vs V S Popov, 2004
   Aug-04-15 C F Ekeberg vs Carlsen, 2003
   Aug-03-15 Carlsen vs W Spoelman, 2002 (replies)
   Aug-03-15 Carlsen vs Neil Benn, 2001
   Jul-18-15 Caruana vs A Giri, 2012
   Jul-18-15 J Zawadzka vs Caruana, 2011 (replies)
   Jul-15-15 Anand vs Carlsen, 2015 (replies)
   Jun-29-15 Bronstein vs Tal, 1982 (replies)
   Jun-29-15 Tal vs Meduna, 1981
   Jun-27-15 Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1981
   Jun-26-15 Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2012
   Jun-23-15 Klovans vs Tal, 1981
   Jun-22-15 F Hoelzl vs Tal, 1980
   Jun-20-15 Tal vs Pribyl, 1977 (replies)
   Jun-17-15 Kramnik vs R Knaak, 1992 (replies)
   Jun-17-15 Kramnik vs K Lerner, 1992
   Jun-16-15 Kramnik vs Tiviakov, 1990 (replies)
   Jun-15-15 Carlsen vs Shirov, 2010
   Jun-13-15 Kramnik vs Belikov, 1990
   May-24-15 Caruana vs P Lafuente, 2011
   May-24-15 Caruana vs M Klenburg, 2009
   May-23-15 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2013 (replies)
   May-17-15 Kasparov vs Short, 1990 (replies)
   May-13-15 Kasparov vs Van der Wiel, 1988 (replies)
   May-11-15 Van der Wiel vs Kasparov, 1988 (replies)
   May-08-15 S Instefjord vs Carlsen, 2002
   Apr-26-15 Kasparov vs Huebner, 1985 (replies)
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