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charliechaffka
Member since Mar-31-08 · Last seen Mar-03-12
I have studied the games of Fischer and Spassky over years as I love Bob's approach. He is the only true heir to Morphy. I know whom he loved

   charliechaffka has kibitzed 21 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Feb-02-11 Ivanchuk vs Short, 2011 (replies)
 
charliechaffka: Bound to boing
 
   Jan-01-11 Wade vs Korchnoi, 1960 (replies)
 
charliechaffka: I don't know whose side I'd be on. There are both noble guys that inspired me. It's not in the winning it's in the taking part. When Tom, my brother and I started chess we were just 9 and 7 but having an American father inspired us to start to learn in 1972. We were soon ...
 
   Jan-01-11 Fischer vs Wade, 1965 (replies)
 
charliechaffka: Bob's gigantic library of chess had the games of all these players and Petrosian who I fail to mention including games that were not so well known. The quiet charm of a New Zealander and a thorougly nice, approachable man. RIP
 
   Jan-01-11 John K Footner (replies)
 
charliechaffka: He played a game against Golombek that was included in Harry's Art of Middlegame
 
   Jun-28-08 Short vs Ulf Andersson, 2008
 
charliechaffka: Ulf you're no match for our Brit
 
   Jun-16-08 Duras vs Marshall, 1913 (replies)
 
charliechaffka: b5 is the only defence in fact against the threatened advance of f pawn
 
   May-18-08 G Gaasland vs Carlsen, 2001 (replies)
 
charliechaffka: is he Capablanca?
 
   May-18-08 whiteshark chessforum (replies)
 
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   May-18-08 E D Epstein vs T Batchimeg, 2008 (replies)
 
charliechaffka: Re: Whiteshark! Yes, or even better is Bf5check which wins a rook or a pawn on h7
 
   May-17-08 Karpov vs Short, 2002 (replies)
 
charliechaffka: Actually Short should have castled after Be5 and been fine.
 
   May-15-08 Navara vs Korchnoi, 2008 (replies)
   May-10-08 Lothar Schmid (replies)
   Apr-29-08 Taubenhaus vs Maroczy, 1905 (replies)
   Apr-29-08 Maroczy vs H Suechting, 1905 (replies)
   Apr-28-08 Paulsen vs C T Goering, 1877
   Apr-28-08 Smyslov vs Sax, 1979 (replies)
   Apr-26-08 J Armas vs Spassky, 1990
   Apr-24-08 Tarrasch vs Schlechter, 1903
   Apr-24-08 E Polihroniade vs Judit Polgar, 1988 (replies)
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