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   Softpaw has kibitzed 5360 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Feb-25-15 Kenneth Rogoff (replies)
Softpaw: <al wazir: Do you believe there really is a "sports gene," hitherto unidentified? > There is no "sports gene"--but there may well be a "straw man gene".
   Apr-29-14 Gashimov Memorial (2014) (replies)
Softpaw: <The final standing of the players will be determined according to points. In case of sharing of places--the following criteria will be decisive for the tie break: *A greater number of wins. *The result of the direct mini-matches between contenders. *Berger *I tie-break match ...
   Nov-21-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
Softpaw: Respect for Anand. He went down fighting.
   Nov-18-13 Anand - Carlsen World Championship Match (2013) (replies)
Softpaw: <Pulo y Gata:...chess is no good for anything or anyone. It's just pieces being shuffled from square to square, with no real consequence to the world. It offers fleeting beauty which merely distracts us from our nothingness and the nothingness of everything> If chess creates ...
   Apr-19-12 Kramnik - Aronian (2012) (replies)
Softpaw: <shach matov:... it seems Dostoyevsky could have communicated it in a much more compact manner, say 300 pages? Although then it wouldn't be classical literature anymore... > It's a great novel, with many oft-referenced scenes (e.g., The Grand Inquisitor parable)--but it does ...
   Jan-13-12 Levon Aronian (replies)
Softpaw: <Normally in modern chess if you have positional skills you will find the theoretical lines yourself-> Then again there is the problem of takes time to find the best lines.
   Dec-12-11 London Chess Classic (2011) (replies)
Softpaw: David Howell...bye!
   Dec-12-11 Kramnik vs Aronian, 2011 (replies)
Softpaw: <Wild Bill: I also predict a draw...> Going out on a limb, are you?
   Nov-26-11 Hikaru Nakamura (replies)
Softpaw: <shach matov: Carlsen will become a World Champion. But I wish everyone would stop ASSUMING that he will do it...> Yep. There's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip.
   Nov-25-11 Tal Memorial (2011) (replies)
Softpaw: <<Is he still the best player?> There is no simple "best player". Only a someone best *at something*. And you can't simply say "at chess", because there are many forms of chess. "Best at tournaments" (of a certain type); "Best at WC matches (of a certain type); Best at ...
   Oct-11-11 Grand Slam Chess Final (2011) (replies)
   May-13-11 World Championship Candidates (2011) (replies)
   Oct-21-10 Viswanathan Anand (replies)
   Oct-17-10 Grand Slam Chess Final (2010) (replies)
   Oct-16-10 Nanjing Pearl Spring Tournament (2010) (replies)
   Oct-14-10 Vladimir Kramnik (replies)
   Oct-10-10 Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2010 (replies)
   Oct-05-10 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
   May-01-10 Anand - Topalov World Championship Match (2010) (replies)
   Jan-30-10 Corus Group A (2010) (replies)
   Jan-27-10 Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2010 (replies)
   Dec-11-09 World Cup (2009) (replies)
   Nov-30-09 Wang Yue (replies)
   Nov-28-09 W So vs Kamsky, 2009 (replies)
   Nov-19-09 World Blitz Championship (2009) (replies)
   Nov-14-09 Tal Memorial (2009) (replies)
   Oct-10-09 Pearl Spring Chess Tournament (2009) (replies)
   Oct-08-09 Carlsen vs Jakovenko, 2009 (replies)
   Oct-07-09 Nigel Short (replies)
   Oct-06-09 Carlsen vs Wang Yue, 2009 (replies)
   Oct-04-09 Leko vs Carlsen, 2009 (replies)
   Oct-02-09 Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2009 (replies)
   Sep-13-09 Garry Kasparov (replies)
   Sep-08-09 Grand Slam Chess Final (2009) (replies)
   Aug-13-09 FIDE Jermuk Grand Prix (2009) (replies)
   Jul-16-09 Donostia Chess Festival (2009) (replies)
   Jul-12-09 Kramnik vs Naiditsch, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-11-09 Jakovenko vs Kramnik, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-10-09 Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-10-09 Dortmund Sparkassen (2009) (replies)
   Jul-06-09 Carlsen vs Naiditsch, 2009 (replies)
   Jul-04-09 Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2009 (replies)
   Jun-16-09 Bazna Tournament (2009) (replies)
   Mar-21-09 Amber Tournament (Blindfold) (2009) (replies)
   Mar-17-09 Amber Tournament (Rapid) (2009) (replies)
   Feb-28-09 Linares (2009) (replies)
   Feb-26-09 Topalov vs Kamsky, 2009 (replies)
   Feb-21-09 Kamsky vs Topalov, 2009 (replies)
   Feb-18-09 Topalov - Kamsky Candidates Final (2009) (replies)
   Oct-29-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-28-08 Anand - Kramnik World Championship Match (2008) (replies)
   Oct-26-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-24-08 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-23-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-21-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-20-08 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-18-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-17-08 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-16-08 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-15-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Sep-23-08 Veselin Topalov (replies)
   Sep-12-08 Grand Slam Chess Final (2008) (replies)
   Aug-22-08 Tal Memorial (2008) (replies)
   Aug-03-08 Chess Classic Mainz (2008) (replies)
   Aug-02-08 FIDE Grand Prix (2008) (replies)
   Jul-31-08 41st Biel International Chess Festival (2008) (replies)
   Jul-08-08 Peter Leko (replies)
   Jul-07-08 Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Jul-02-08 Kramnik vs Leko, 2008 (replies)
   Feb-29-08 Morelia-Linares (2008) (replies)
   Jan-27-08 Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 (replies)
   Jan-27-08 Corus Group A (2008) (replies)
   Dec-14-07 Kamsky vs Shirov, 2007 (replies)
   Dec-12-07 World Cup (2007) (replies)
   Nov-22-07 Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 (replies)
   Nov-22-07 World Blitz Championship (2007) (replies)
   Nov-21-07 Kramnik vs Anand, 2007 (replies)
   Nov-20-07 Tal Memorial (2007) (replies)
   Nov-20-07 Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 2007
   Nov-18-07 Kramnik vs Mamedyarov, 2007 (replies)
   Nov-17-07 Jakovenko vs Kramnik, 2007 (replies)
   Nov-16-07 Kramnik vs E Alekseev, 2007 (replies)
   Nov-13-07 Carlsen vs Mamedyarov, 2007 (replies)
   Oct-08-07 Vassily Ivanchuk (replies)
   Oct-08-07 World Championship Tournament (2007) (replies)
   Sep-29-07 Morozevich vs Gelfand, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-29-07 Alexander Morozevich (replies)
   Sep-26-07 Grischuk vs Kramnik, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-24-07 Morozevich vs Kramnik, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-22-07 Anand vs Grischuk, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-22-07 Svidler vs Kramnik, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-18-07 Gelfand vs Aronian, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-18-07 Alexander Grischuk (replies)
   Sep-18-07 Grischuk vs Morozevich, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-17-07 Jose Gonzalez (replies)
   Sep-16-07 Kramnik vs Svidler, 2007 (replies)
   Sep-15-07 Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2007 (replies)
   Jul-08-07 Ciudad de Leon (2007) (replies)
   Jul-01-07 Dortmund Sparkassen (2007) (replies)
   Jun-15-07 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
   Jun-09-07 Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2007 (replies)
   Jun-08-07 Candidates Match: Gelfand - Kamsky (2007) (replies)
   Jun-06-07 Adams vs Shirov, 2007 (replies)
   Jun-03-07 Candidates Match: Aronian - Carlsen (2007) (replies)
   Jun-02-07 Candidates Match: Polgar - Bareev (2007) (replies)
   Jun-01-07 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2007 (replies)
   May-30-07 Candidates Match: Bacrot - Kamsky (2007) (replies)
   May-29-07 Candidates Match: Ponomariov - Rublevsky (2007) (replies)
   May-26-07 Candidates Match: Gelfand - Kasimdzhanov (2007) (replies)
   May-23-07 Topalov vs Sasikiran, 2007 (replies)
   May-23-07 37th Bosna Chess Tournament (2007) (replies)
   May-22-07 Sasikiran vs Anand, 2002 (replies)
   May-21-07 Teimour Radjabov (replies)
   May-20-07 Mtel Masters (2007) (replies)
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