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Member since Jun-29-04 · Last seen Dec-13-19
USCF about 1700. (haven't played OTB in 20 years). Love the sicilian dragon as black, belgrade gambit in 4 knights as white. I drew with (a very young) Maxim Dlugy in 1980. I was a member and later president of the Columbia University chess club in the days when the first team was Salvatore Matera, Gary Klein Robert Gruchacz and Julius H Loftsson
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   belgradegambit has kibitzed 1088 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-13-19 J Klinger vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 1986 (replies)
belgradegambit: I was also proud to solve this but then realized I had solved it back in 2007 as well. Let's see if I can solve it in 2031.
   Dec-01-19 A G Murphy vs C Witte, 1957 (replies)
belgradegambit: A nice companion game to this P Chrz vs J Tuma, 2001
   Oct-22-19 Sznapik vs D Komljenovic, 1987 (replies)
belgradegambit: When White plays the waiting move Kb1 black responds with 14...Re8!.
   Oct-10-19 A Firouzja vs M Karthikeyan, 2019 (replies)
belgradegambit: Murali thought for 21 minutes before playing Qc3 so I doubt any of it was home prep. Impressive.
   Sep-21-19 World Cup (2019) (replies)
belgradegambit: Wow Xiong beat Duda and Dominguez beat Grischuck to force playoffs in both matches. Tomorrow will be exciting.
   Sep-16-19 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
belgradegambit: As Janis Joplin said to Leonard Cohen: You told me again you preferred handsome men But for me you would make an exception
   Sep-16-19 C Coppola vs B Macias Murillo, 2009 (replies)
belgradegambit: I swear I looked at it and assumed it was black to move and that made it an easy Monday puzzle.
   Sep-11-19 T Palmer vs D Moody, 1999 (replies)
belgradegambit: Wow I submitted this about 8 or 9 years ago. I like the pun. I need to re-submit Knights in White Smirin.
   Aug-26-19 Pal Benko (replies)
belgradegambit: I've told this story before but it bears repeating now. When I was about 12 or 13 I was at the Macalpin hotel in Manhattan where there were constant high level tournaments with Byrne, Benko etc taking part. After a game Benko was holding a post mortem in the skittles room. He
   Jun-27-19 Psakhis vs I Efimov, 1991 (replies)
belgradegambit: Really easy Thursday. Nb6 is the first candidate move in the position in an OTB game.
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