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RodSerling
Member since Nov-09-05 · Last seen Jun-14-06
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   RodSerling has kibitzed 72 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-06-06 Zsuzsa Polgar (replies)
 
RodSerling: Hi Susan, being active in scholastic chess, you must heard about the mighty Edward R. Murrow high school team from Brooklyn, who just won their third straight national high school championship! Talk about greedy....By chance do you know anyone connected with their program? You ...
 
   May-06-06 Raymond Keene (replies)
 
RodSerling: Some would say that chess developed in the USSR because it was a "safe" intellectual activity, like physics and math. That is, in a country where you could get a "tenner", a trip to the Gulag for the wrong political discourse, it was much safer to quench one's creative thirst by ...
 
   Apr-26-06 Topalov vs Kramnik, 2001 (replies)
 
RodSerling: Why would a GM allow this type of endgame formation to appear?
 
   Apr-26-06 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
RodSerling: It happened in Brooklyn! The Edward R. Murrow (look it up) High School in Brooklyn won the United States High School Championship for the third straight year! They first won the City championship, then the New York State Championsip. Actually, winninig the city championship is ...
 
   Apr-20-06 Robert James Fischer (replies)
 
RodSerling: < TylerD> Were you among the best in the world at an intellectual pursuit at age 14? Thank you
 
   Apr-15-06 Kramnik - Topalov World Championship Match (2006) (replies)
 
RodSerling: Do the U.K. bookmakers have anything yet on this match? I think its Topalov by one point.
 
   Apr-06-06 Judit Polgar (replies)
 
RodSerling: Is there another way to get the interview? The Norse link doesn't seem to work (see above).
 
   Apr-06-06 Alekhine vs Leonhardt, 1910 (replies)
 
RodSerling: Amazing. Did he see the winning attack on the rook file way back when the pawn was sacrificed? As the game developed, I thought he was winning a piece or might win an exchange due to blacks development problems. Perhaps avoid the Krause variation, so as not to get "Pall Malled."
 
   Mar-01-06 Mikhail Botvinnik (replies)
 
RodSerling: < Dudley: Ok the part about the Gulag was deliberately overstated- the society was de-Stalinized by that point. > Read Solzhenitsyn. His research assistant,a woman who retrieved old documents from libraries for him, got a ten year sentence, ten years of fresh air and ...
 
   Feb-28-06 Joshua Waitzkin (replies)
 
RodSerling: Well, what does he do for a living? Still living with Moms and Pops?
 
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