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Sponge
Member since Feb-27-03 · Last seen Oct-01-09
I like chess.

My favorite players are probably Fischer, Blackburne, Morphy, and NN, not necessarily in that order. I realize that Blackburne and NN aren't exactly in the same class as Fischer and Morphy, but I like the attacking chess that was so popular before the turn of the century, so I included Blackburne, and I respect NN for keeping at it through the centuries, despite losing so much.

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   Sponge has kibitzed 2 times to chessgames  
   Jun-09-03 R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 (replies)
 
Sponge: I kind of like repeating the themes. It makes it easier to remember a tactic when I see it several times. Besides, the past few have been simple enough that I can figure it out, which is always nice.
 
   Apr-27-03 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2 (D36) (replies)
 
Sponge: I'd say 124 games isn't enough to really decide how good the opening really enough to decide how good or bad the opening is for either side. Many of the openings here have several times that number of games. If there were, say, 400 games in the database for the opening, I'd expect ...
 
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