chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

 
Chessgames.com User Profile

Ziryab
Member since Oct-05-07 · Last seen Aug-09-19
I introduced chess to Spain in the ninth century, and from there it spread to most of Europe.

   Ziryab has kibitzed 54 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jul-05-19 H Gifford vs T C ter Haar, 1873
 
Ziryab: Good example of smother mate at the end.
 
   Jun-30-19 Korchnoi vs D Keller, 1984
 
Ziryab: Interesting variation.
 
   Jun-30-19 Steinitz vs Sellman, 1885
 
Ziryab: 5.f4 was a novelty when played in this game. Of course, it is the main line now.
 
   Jun-28-19 Steinitz vs A C Vazquez, 1888
 
Ziryab: Is this the game for which the Steinitz variation of the French is named?
 
   Jun-27-19 A Dreev vs S N Arkhipov, 1992
 
Ziryab: Kerry Shirts, the lowest rated chess teacher in history (on YouTube as the "back yard professor"), was reading from someone's analysis of this game. I doubt he reads Russian.
 
   Mar-30-19 E Eliskases vs Gruenfeld, 1933
 
Ziryab: The line give above by psmith and fevered cheek falters at move 30. White should play 30.Qe2 and retains a substantial advantage. The line given by whiteshark bears investigation. According to Stockfish 10, Black's game went downhill after 25...Bxd5.
 
   Mar-21-19 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
 
Ziryab: If someone reads Russian and has Botvinnik’s books, they could do the chess world a service and translate Botvinnik’s analysis of this game. Igor Sukhin, Chess Gems (Mongoose, 2007) offers a couple of tantalizing tidbits.
 
   Feb-24-19 Morphy vs C Golmayo, 1864
 
Ziryab: Golmayo deviated at move 16 from Morphy's well-known game against Stanley in 1857. The link is posted above by aw1988. Stanley put up more stubborn resistance.
 
   Dec-30-18 McShane vs D Flores, 2018
 
Ziryab: 12.dxc6 is a stunning sacrifice
 
   Dec-25-18 Breyer vs Z von Balla, 1912 (replies)
 
Ziryab: 9...Nf6 10.Bf7+ appears in Chernev, 1000 Best Short Games of Chess as Michaelsen,D.--Michaelsen,L. 1884
 
(replies) indicates a reply to the comment.

You are not logged in to chessgames.com.
If you need an account, register now;
it's quick, anonymous, and free!
If you already have an account, click here to sign-in.

View another user profile:
   


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us


Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC