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Ziryab
Member since Oct-05-07 · Last seen Oct-26-21
I introduced chess to Spain in the ninth century, and from there it spread to most of Europe.
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   Ziryab has kibitzed 129 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Oct-26-21 Polerio vs NN, 1581
 
Ziryab: This is the earliest record of what came to be known as the Greco Attack in the Italian Opening. Although this game was published in <British Chess Magazine>in 1894, it is missing from most databases.
 
   Oct-24-21 Giulio Cesare Polerio
 
Ziryab: Polerio invented the Greco Attack.
 
   Oct-24-21 Polerio vs Busnardo, 1590
 
Ziryab: Interesting biography of Lucena. Thanks for the link.
 
   Oct-22-21 Greco vs NN, 1624
 
Ziryab: This game should be dated 1624, as it appears in Greco's Grenoble (1624), Paris (1625), and Orléans (n.d.) manuscripts. See Peter J. Monté, The Classical Era of Modern Chess (McFarland 2014), 463.
 
   Oct-22-21 Jean Defuse chessforum
 
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   Oct-19-21 Krasenkow vs J L Hammer, 2016
 
Ziryab: This game is great illustration of some of the themes of the the Ragozin.
 
   Oct-18-21 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
 
Ziryab: It should be noted that these Gambetts are from Francis Beale's version of Greco's games, not a book or manuscript by Greco. Beale's source remains a matter of speculation. See Peter J. Monté, The Classical Era of Modern Chess (2014), p. 344. If anyone is interested in a complete ...
 
   Oct-18-21 Greco vs NN, 1620
 
Ziryab: Beale (1656) does list Fool's Mate and Scholar's Mate at the beginning of his book, but these are not found in Greco's manuscripts. Both, I believe, date from Arthur Saul, The famous game of Chesse-play (1614). The name Scholar's Mate derived from J. Barbier's 1640 revision of Saul's
 
   Oct-07-21 Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1905
 
Ziryab: Cyrus Lakdawala, Tactical Training in the Endgame (2021) begins with the draw that Chigorin missed in this game.
 
   Sep-16-21 D Yuffa vs R R Laxman, 2019
 
Ziryab: Yes, that seems correct. Thanks.
 
   Sep-16-21 Ponomariov vs Bareev, 2005 (replies)
   Sep-04-21 Prins vs Euwe, 1946
   May-25-21 Capablanca vs R Raubitschek, 1906 (replies)
   Apr-28-21 Capablanca vs Rubinstein, 1928
   Apr-03-21 Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921
   Apr-01-21 Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921
   Mar-24-21 J Moeller vs NN, 1898
   Mar-11-21 Mayet vs Anderssen, 1851
   Mar-05-21 San Sebastian (1911) (replies)
   Feb-14-21 Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921 (replies)
   Feb-14-21 Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921
   Jan-05-21 Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986
   Dec-15-20 Rubinstein vs E Heilmann, 1905
   Aug-28-20 Saint Amant vs Staunton, 1843
   Aug-23-20 Botvinnik vs M Muchin, 1926 (replies)
   Aug-22-20 Botvinnik vs M Szebarszin, 1926
   Jul-20-20 Gunsberg vs Chigorin, 1890
   Jul-16-20 Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1879
   Jul-01-20 Polerio vs Lorenzo, 1580 (replies)
   Jul-01-20 Biographer Bistro (replies)
   Jun-25-20 B Winkelman vs G N Treysman, 1936 (replies)
   Jun-24-20 NN vs Greco, 1620 (replies)
   Jun-24-20 C Bloodgood vs K Amirjahed, 1959
   Jun-22-20 Greco vs NN, 1623
   Jun-22-20 NN vs Greco, 1620
   Jun-19-20 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Jun-18-20 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Jun-18-20 Edward Winter (replies)
   Jun-17-20 Gligoric vs R Hartoch, 1971 (replies)
   Jun-14-20 T Shumiakina vs M Litinskaya-Shul, 1997
   Jun-12-20 Gioachino Greco (replies)
   Jun-12-20 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2020 (replies)
   Jun-11-20 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Jun-11-20 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Jun-10-20 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Jun-09-20 NN vs Greco, 1620 (replies)
   Jul-05-19 H Gifford vs T C ter Haar, 1873
   Jun-30-19 Korchnoi vs D Keller, 1984
   Jun-30-19 Steinitz vs A Sellman, 1885
   Jun-28-19 Steinitz vs A C Vazquez, 1888
   Jun-27-19 Dreev vs S Arkhipov, 1992
   Mar-30-19 Eliskases vs Gruenfeld, 1933 (replies)
   Mar-21-19 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Feb-24-19 Morphy vs C Golmayo, 1864 (replies)
   Dec-30-18 McShane vs D Flores, 2018
   Dec-25-18 Breyer vs Z von Balla, 1912 (replies)
   Aug-21-18 H Silbermann vs Honich, 1930 (replies)
   Feb-09-17 A Sarana vs K Georgiev, 2015
   Feb-08-17 Seirawan vs Timman, 1990 (replies)
   Jan-26-17 Wemmers vs Paulsen, 1880
   Jun-28-16 Janosevic vs I Bilek, 1966 (replies)
   Jan-27-16 Fischer vs F Olafsson, 1966 (replies)
   Jan-15-16 Konstantinopolsky vs Frank, 1935
   Nov-17-15 J Arnason vs Petrosian, 1983
   Oct-31-15 Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1896 (replies)
   Apr-10-15 H Delaire vs NN, 1901
   Apr-05-15 Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 (replies)
   Apr-01-15 Anderssen vs Steinitz, 1862 (replies)
   Mar-18-15 V Gashimov vs Dominguez Perez, 2010
   Feb-27-15 A M Botsari vs J Polgar, 2011
   Jan-08-15 Szen vs Anderssen, 1851
   Jan-06-15 J Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 (replies)
   Dec-30-14 Adams vs Dreev, 1996
   Dec-29-14 Anderssen vs Staunton, 1851 (replies)
   Dec-17-14 Anderssen vs Staunton, 1851 (replies)
   Nov-13-14 I Sokolov vs Bologan, 2002 (replies)
   Nov-11-14 Aronian vs Adams, 2013
   Jun-11-14 Anderssen vs Von der Lasa, 1851
   Apr-08-14 Ragozin vs N V Krylenko, 1926 (replies)
   Mar-16-14 J Cazenove vs NN, 1819
   Feb-19-14 Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1866 (replies)
   Feb-12-14 Teichmann vs Pillsbury, 1895 (replies)
   Feb-12-14 Maroczy vs Charousek, 1895
   Dec-20-13 Tarrasch vs Schlechter, 1902
   Aug-19-13 B Socko vs Lautier, 2001 (replies)
   Aug-08-13 D Sprenkle vs O Chernin, 1977
   Aug-08-13 F Rhine vs D Sprenkle, 1981 (replies)
   Aug-02-13 Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1897 (replies)
   Aug-02-13 F Peralta vs D Flores, 2009
   Aug-01-13 J Esser vs Loman, 1903
   Jul-28-13 Yifan Hou vs Hiba Omrani, 2004 (replies)
   Mar-22-12 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Mar-16-12 Gypsy chessforum (replies)
   Oct-08-07 H Wolf vs Tarrasch, 1923 (replies)
   Oct-08-07 A Fritz vs J Minckwitz, 1880
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