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dernier thylacine
Member since Jan-03-14 · Last seen Sep-26-18
I am french, living in the east of France, I played a little chess in local competitions in the past (during the "seventies!), but as patzer (Elo 1600 approximately in my "best" time); later a nervous fragility and even sickness and now the age (I am 63) made me prefer just to enjoy the beauty of some games, especially from the ninetennth century, without playing still myself...

   dernier thylacine has kibitzed 92 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Nov-26-16 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: The situation will be more pleasant in the last game for Carlsen than for his opponent; and if draw again in game twelve, I think Carlsen will still keep the better chances for the end of the match..
 
   Nov-24-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: Is it not won for White by playing 52.Rb1?... Anyway, defending now seems to become very difficult for Black...
 
   Nov-20-16 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: Sorry about the spelling mistakes ("Second", not "secund", and so...) But I guess bad english is still better than good french, here, lol...
 
   Oct-25-16 Blackburne vs Lipke, 1898
 
dernier thylacine: Even a move later, 58...Bf6 instead of 58..Kc7?, preventing endless chess would still be enough to win for Black; other reasonable try: simply 58..Qxc2 and if 59.Qb7+ Kd6 60.Cxf5+ Kc5 ...
 
   Oct-09-14 H Czarnowski vs G Neumann, 1867 (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: Its seems to me that Czarnowski could still win a wonderful endgame by 67.Ng6!! instead of the miscalculation of 67.Ne6? (the trap was too easy to see for a very strong master like Neumann), but I have still to check all the possibilities...
 
   Oct-08-14 A J Goldsby (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: I am just an "amateur" and I do not know the competition chess community, but I am very happy that exists at least and at last a good and complete book about the La Bourdonnais -Mc Donnell encounters, the one of Cary Utterberg of course; and as Utterberg included ...
 
   Oct-08-14 La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: About the annotations of Morphy: they show mostly an unbelievable accuracy; the variants he considers are almost always confirmed by the strongest computers, like the ones of Fischer; we cannot say the same about Alekhine for example: his analytical stuff is generally very
 
   Oct-07-14 Steinitz vs Maroczy, 1899 (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: SORRY: it seems I was wrong; after a deeper analysis, it's like Steinitz could not force the win after 53.h6, for example 53...Rd7 54.Kh5 Rb7 55.Ra6+ Kf7! and it looks unclear (but not 55...Kf5?? 56.Rg6! and Black would be lost).
 
   Oct-05-14 Keres vs Geller, 1962 (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: OFFRAMP: I could not understand what you do not or do not want to understand. For me, even I am a Frenchman whose english is poor, it did not need three minutes before I undestood the com. of EdZelli. So what? Again a mental pyramid for you?
 
   Sep-27-14 Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 (replies)
 
dernier thylacine: What a pity, ELROCH! Because Horwitz was specially famous for his endgames technique, so he could create one of his jewels here, but lost this opportunity!!
 
   Sep-27-14 Horwitz vs Staunton, 1846 (replies)
   Sep-27-14 Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846
   Sep-27-14 Saint-Amant vs Staunton, 1843 (replies)
   Sep-27-14 Staunton vs Saint-Amant, 1843
   Sep-27-14 Saint-Amant vs Staunton, 1843 (replies)
   Sep-12-14 Anderssen vs J Minckwitz, 1870
   Sep-08-14 E Torre vs Spassky, 1982 (replies)
   Aug-29-14 La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 (replies)
   Jul-24-14 Staunton vs Cochrane, 1841 (replies)
   Jul-20-14 C Golmayo vs E D'Andre, 1867
   Jul-18-14 Janowski vs D G Baird, 1898
   Jul-12-14 Bernd Stein
   Jul-12-14 Stein vs Petrosian, 1973 (replies)
   Jul-09-14 Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846
   Jul-09-14 Horwitz vs Staunton, 1851 (replies)
   Jul-06-14 Mackenzie vs G MacDonnell, 1862
   Jul-04-14 Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1981 (replies)
   Jun-29-14 Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1971
   Jun-29-14 Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1974 (replies)
   Jun-29-14 Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 (replies)
   Jun-28-14 Karpov vs Smyslov, 1972 (replies)
   Jun-27-14 Capablanca vs Marshall, 1913 (replies)
   Jun-19-14 Tarrasch vs Chigorin, 1893
   Jun-19-14 Maroczy / Rollans vs Korchnoi, 1985 (replies)
   Jun-19-14 Karpov vs Timman, 1977 (replies)
   Jun-15-14 Illescas Cordoba vs Karpov, 1992
   Jun-15-14 Karpov vs Andersson, 1984 (replies)
   Jun-12-14 Wittek vs Zukertort, 1882 (replies)
   Jun-09-14 Wittek vs J Mason, 1882
   Jun-09-14 Wittek vs Steinitz, 1882
   Jun-08-14 J Mason vs Steinitz, 1882 (replies)
   Jun-02-14 Mackenzie vs Zukertort, 1882
   May-31-14 L Maczuski vs I Turgenev, 1861 (replies)
   May-29-14 Steinitz vs H Czarnowski, 1867 (replies)
   May-29-14 Steinitz vs Zukertort, 1882 (replies)
   May-28-14 Mackenzie vs Steinitz, 1882 (replies)
   May-24-14 Spassky vs Portisch, 1977 (replies)
   Apr-28-14 Bird vs Lasker, 1890 (replies)
   Apr-24-14 La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834
   Apr-24-14 La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 (replies)
   Apr-24-14 McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 (replies)
   Apr-22-14 La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 (replies)
   Apr-20-14 L D Barbour vs J Mason, 1876 (replies)
   Apr-20-14 W B Haughton vs H Hosmer, 1871
   Apr-02-14 Alexander Sellman (replies)
   Mar-05-14 Paris vs London, 1834 (replies)
   Feb-26-14 Nimzowitsch vs Ryckhoff, 1910 (replies)
   Feb-21-14 Averbakh vs Korchnoi, 1965 (replies)
   Feb-21-14 Capablanca vs Euwe, 1931 (replies)
   Jan-29-14 Harrwitz vs Kieseritzky, 1847
   Jan-27-14 H Hosmer vs Mackenzie, 1871
   Jan-24-14 McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 (replies)
   Jan-21-14 Mackenzie vs Zukertort, 1883 (replies)
   Jan-21-14 suenteus po 147 chessforum (replies)
   Jan-19-14 Blackburne vs Zukertort, 1883
   Jan-17-14 G Walker vs Cochrane, 1830 (replies)
   Jan-16-14 Anderssen vs Steinitz, 1866 (replies)
   Jan-16-14 R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 (replies)
   Jan-15-14 E Rousseau vs C Stanley, 1845
   Jan-15-14 E Rousseau vs C Stanley, 1845
   Jan-14-14 D Urusov vs Shumov, 1853
   Jan-04-14 Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1851
   Jan-03-14 Dufresne vs Anderssen, 1851
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