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ROO.BOOKAROO
Member since Mar-06-08 · Last seen Sep-16-11
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   ROO.BOOKAROO has kibitzed 149 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Sep-08-11 N Spiridonov vs Estrin, 1971 (replies)
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: Black misses the famous decoy combination already met in two famous games: Petrosian-Spassky 1966 (game 10) and Petrosian-Simagin 1956 (game 5) Has anybody else than Petrosian ever played this brilliant combination?
 
   Jul-28-11 A Stefanova vs C Peptan, 1994 (replies)
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: First deflection, 35 ...Qb1 Then overloading, 36 ...Qd1 or 36 ...Qe4.
 
   Jul-26-11 Stahlberg vs A Becker, 1944 (replies)
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: Finding the move is not the result of fumbling around the board, but, as Seirawan explains in his book, of simple straight chess logic: the Black King has no move available and is stalemated, hence any check will be mate. Playing the White g2 pawn to g3# is the check that will ...
 
   Jul-12-11 Smejkal vs Adorjan, 1972 (replies)
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: This is a good illustration that one move can be at the same time an example of many tactical concepts. The check 32. Rxh6+ by White is of course a "sacrifice"; but it can also be described as "removing the guard" (the bishop on g7, guarding the Black Queen on c3); it also is ...
 
   Jul-08-11 Fischer vs W Beach, 1963 (replies)
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: This position provides a fine illustration of overloading a piece. Could figure in an anthology of tactics.
 
   Jul-06-11 Vidmar vs Euwe, 1929 (replies)
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: There are two typical decoy sacrifices in the final combination starting on 34. Re8+, and this game could be included in all collections on decoys.
 
   Jul-04-11 P Meister vs S Brynell, 1990
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: Yes, in Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics, "Advanced Combinations," #115, p. 188
 
   Jul-04-11 C Juarez Flores vs Lputian, 1990
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: Featured in Seirawan's Winning Chess tactics, in "Advanced Combinations", #112, p. 187 After 24 ...exf3, Black reaches a double mate threat. If 25. Rg1, only defense against Qg2# then 25 ...Nxf2#
 
   Jun-25-11 Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 (replies)
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: The final position 29...Re1 is an excellent demonstration of overloading. Wikipedia illustrates its article on overloading with this final position, and gives the reference to the Chessgames link for the game. Unfortunately the article does not give any other examples. I ...
 
   Jun-20-11 Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2006 (replies)
 
ROO.BOOKAROO: I was wondering what kind of name this mate deserves. It's obviously a Queen mate, and also a Queen-Knight mate, and more specifically a h7Q-f8N mate. It is a kind of corner mate also. Perhaps a "Deep Fritz Q-N corner mate" in honor to this game. Couldn't find any other ...
 
   May-25-11 H E Atkins vs H Jacobs, 1915 (replies)
   May-13-11 N Marache vs J A Leonard, 1861 (replies)
   May-10-11 S Rosenthal vs Allies, 1887 (replies)
   May-09-11 K Bhatia vs Y Orlova, 2010 (replies)
   Apr-09-11 Seirawan vs Karpov, 1982 (replies)
   Feb-19-11 T Luther vs M Thinius, 2004 (replies)
   Nov-27-10 V Osnos vs J Shour, 1997 (replies)
   Nov-03-10 Einstein vs Oppenheimer, 1933 (replies)
   Oct-31-10 D Yanjindulam vs T Tsereteli, 2010 (replies)
   Oct-29-10 Eisack vs H Gates, 1943 (replies)
   Oct-27-10 H D Mueller vs A van Weersel, 2001 (replies)
   Oct-26-10 Navara vs Timman, 2007 (replies)
   Oct-25-10 A Laster vs R Gahtan, 1975 (replies)
   Oct-25-10 Sultan Khan vs G A Thomas, 1933 (replies)
   Oct-08-10 Kieseritsky / Kling vs Captain Evans / Perigal, 1847 (replies)
   Jul-17-10 Morphy vs de Riviere, 1863 (replies)
   Jul-10-10 Martin vs Pompei, 1955
   Jun-05-10 Kasparov vs The Times, 1998 (replies)
   Jun-02-10 Z Nilsson vs E E Book, 1946 (replies)
   Jun-01-10 T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 (replies)
   May-17-10 Morphy vs Maurian, 1855 (replies)
   May-17-10 F M Teed vs E Delmar, 1896 (replies)
   May-16-10 M I Sorokin vs Ulibin, 1986 (replies)
   May-13-10 Lilienthal vs Botvinnik, 1940 (replies)
   May-12-10 Lilienthal vs Marshall, 1935 (replies)
   May-11-10 Anand - Topalov World Championship Match (2010) (replies)
   May-10-10 Lilienthal vs Menchik, 1933 (replies)
   May-10-10 Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 (replies)
   May-08-10 D M Ilic vs P Lukacs, 1987 (replies)
   May-04-10 Topalov vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   May-02-10 Igor Ivanov vs Miles, 1982 (replies)
   Apr-29-10 Moeller / Moeller vs Blankensteiner / Holm, 1836 (replies)
   Apr-29-10 Gligoric vs J Rosenstein, 1963 (replies)
   Apr-28-10 Anand vs Topalov, 2010 (replies)
   Apr-24-10 Topalov vs Anand, 2010 (replies)
   Apr-13-10 Nunn vs Fedorowicz, 1991 (replies)
   Apr-12-10 Morphy vs NN, 1850 (replies)
   Apr-04-10 S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973 (replies)
   Apr-04-10 I Nepomniachtchi vs Grischuk, 2010 (replies)
   Mar-29-10 Smyslov vs Lutikov, 1960 (replies)
   Mar-28-10 Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 (replies)
   Mar-23-10 Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 (replies)
   Mar-22-10 Alapin vs Alekhine, 1914 (replies)
   Mar-19-10 Carlsen vs J Smeets, 2010 (replies)
   Mar-16-10 Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1879 (replies)
   Mar-15-10 E J Diemer vs Portz, 1948 (replies)
   Mar-13-10 Uhlmann vs P Enders, 1985 (replies)
   Mar-11-10 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2007 (replies)
   Feb-13-10 Showalter vs H Caro, 1898 (replies)
   Jan-14-10 R Martin del Campo vs Hjartarson, 1990 (replies)
   Jan-11-10 Carlsen vs Kosteniuk, 2009 (replies)
   Jan-08-10 Fischer vs Panno, 1970 (replies)
   Jan-05-10 H Geiger vs W Wurm, 1930 (replies)
   Jan-03-10 Gligoric vs Bidev, 1946 (replies)
   Dec-30-09 I A Nataf vs Wang Yue, 2004 (replies)
   Dec-30-09 N Kosintseva vs V Gunina, 2009 (replies)
   Dec-30-09 Zaiatz vs A M Galliamova, 2009
   Dec-27-09 Ivanchuk vs Wang Yue, 2009 (replies)
   Dec-12-09 A E Post vs Flamberg, 1914 (replies)
   Dec-10-09 Carlsen vs McShane, 2009 (replies)
   Dec-07-09 Gelfand vs Karjakin, 2009 (replies)
   Nov-24-09 A B Carlin vs L Christiansen, 1986 (replies)
   Nov-20-09 H P Garcia vs R A Ziatdinov, 1994 (replies)
   Nov-09-09 Reichert vs E J Diemer, 1950 (replies)
   Nov-09-09 Korchnoi vs Suetin, 1953 (replies)
   Oct-31-09 Steinitz vs Marshall, 1893 (replies)
   Oct-27-09 T Hillarp Persson vs I Sokolov, 2009 (replies)
   Oct-14-09 D Waterman vs R Samo, 1974 (replies)
   Sep-18-09 Karjakin vs Grischuk, 2009 (replies)
   Sep-17-09 M Pein vs Anand, 1988 (replies)
   Sep-08-09 L D'Costa vs J L Hammer, 2009 (replies)
   Aug-29-09 M Bluvshtein vs A Moiseenko, 2009 (replies)
   Aug-02-09 Carlsen vs A Groenn, 2005 (replies)
   Jul-13-09 Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-12-09 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
   Jul-10-09 Smyslov vs Fischer, 1970 (replies)
   Jul-08-09 Bronstein vs Kan, 1945 (replies)
   Jul-04-09 J Laroche vs de Riviere, 1862 (replies)
   Jul-01-09 Ding Liren vs Ni Hua, 2009 (replies)
   Jun-26-09 N Gaprindashvili vs A Blagidze, 1963 (replies)
   Jun-23-09 Miles vs Yusupov, 1985 (replies)
   Jun-22-09 Rublevsky vs S Y Shipov, 1991 (replies)
   Jun-15-09 J Sarkar vs F Obers, 2007 (replies)
   Jun-11-09 Fischer vs Tal, 1959 (replies)
   Jun-11-09 Gligoric vs Tal, 1959 (replies)
   Jun-10-09 Nakamura vs A J Goldsby, 2003 (replies)
   Jun-08-09 Kasparov vs Marjanovic, 1980 (replies)
   Jun-06-09 Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 (replies)
   Jun-04-09 H K Mattison vs Nimzowitsch, 1929 (replies)
   May-28-09 N Starr vs J Trottier, 2001 (replies)
   May-07-09 Alison vs Fink, 1979 (replies)
   May-03-09 Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 (replies)
   May-02-09 Suttles vs V Liberzon, 1974 (replies)
   May-01-09 Robatsch vs Suttles, 1974 (replies)
   Apr-25-09 Gelfand vs Radjabov, 2008
   Apr-22-09 M Basman vs Keene, 1968 (replies)
   Apr-22-09 G Vescovi vs Shaked, 1997
   Apr-18-09 Keene vs R S Porter, 1964
   Apr-17-09 Aronian vs Akopian, 2009 (replies)
   Apr-12-09 Keene vs R G Eales, 1971 (replies)
   Apr-07-09 Keene vs H S Hope, 1963 (replies)
   Apr-06-09 Rubinstein vs Capablanca, 1911 (replies)
   Apr-05-09 Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1909 (replies)
   Mar-30-09 Alekhine vs Tarrasch, 1922 (replies)
   Mar-29-09 Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 (replies)
   Mar-20-09 Carlsen vs J Smeets, 2009
   Mar-20-09 K Szabo vs Beliavsky, 2009
   Mar-19-09 Alekhine vs Flohr, 1936 (replies)
   Mar-19-09 Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1941 (replies)
   Mar-15-09 Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 (replies)
   Mar-13-09 Hartston vs A J Whiteley, 1974 (replies)
   Mar-13-09 Radjabov vs Aronian, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-11-09 E Boric vs M Dzhumaev, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-07-09 S Conquest vs S Haslinger, 2008 (replies)
   Mar-02-09 M Dziuba vs A Ipatov, 2009 (replies)
   Jan-16-09 Fischer vs Geller, 1961 (replies)
   Nov-20-08 Grischuk vs Ganguly, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-13-08 K Rogoff vs Smejkal, 1976 (replies)
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