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john barleycorn
Member since Sep-27-13
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   john barleycorn has kibitzed 17389 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Aug-25-19 0 (replies)
john barleycorn: <Diademas: ... Someone should call Putin and ask how much he wants for it.> call Xi Jinping. Putin is only handling the Trump Estate, which is chickenfeed.
   Aug-23-19 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
john barleycorn: <Parachessus: <john barleycorn> I guess it's the human urge to dramatize things? ...> Definitely, the end of the world always got more attention than making the best out of it. News need to be sold as well.
   Aug-23-19 OhioChessFan chessforum (replies)
john barleycorn: Repost for reference <<OhioChessFan: ... This is undoubtedly the worst advice given by an admin in the history of the site.> Thumbs up. and congrats it still is not deleted. <Annie K.: I'm still trying to think back... ;s On the upside, <Sargon> is a very ...
   Aug-23-19 Sinquefield Cup (2019) (replies)
john barleycorn: <Sokrates: <john barleycorn: <Sokrates> don't try to be funny.> I didn't ask you to comment on my information about Roger W. Smith.> Also, you did not forbid commenting. As well, I did not ask you for a comment on my post. But your piss poor reply got it ...
   Aug-15-19 GCT St. Louis Rapid & Blitz (2019) (replies)
john barleycorn: <Levon Aronian won with 22/27 and collected 13 Grand Chess Tour points (GP):> Should not CG forego any attempt to keep track of tournament standings?
   Aug-11-19 Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1909
john barleycorn: <whiteshark> that "project Buergelmachine" is the one I like here on CG. probably, the only project, I like. unbeatable in depth of content ... makes the self-proclaimed Rogoff intellectuals look like beginners.
   Aug-10-19 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
john barleycorn: <The Boomerang: Will Carlsen break 2900 at the Sinquefield Cup? ...> We'll see. <...And if he did where would you rate that achievement in chess history?> as the first having done so? Next question, please :-).
   Aug-09-19 Louis Stumpers (replies)
john barleycorn: <al wazir: A flat circular clock face has dots at the 1, 2, ..., 12 positions, ...> ah, a circular clock ... <al wazir: Time out for some terminology. ...> Time out for an ill presentation of a vaguely formulated problem ...
   Jul-29-19 AlphaZero (Computer) (replies)
john barleycorn: <AylerKupp: ... But give Achilles a light saber and, while he would still be Achilles, he will be far more destructive than if he had an ordinary saber. ...> I did not say something different. Achilles will still be brave, aggressive and inventive. And know to handle ...
   Jul-29-19 GCT Paris Rapid & Blitz (2019) (replies)
john barleycorn: <parmetd: Wait Anand loses one game and we call for his retirement? What about Giri then? He lost four? Are we calling for his suicide? ...> thumbs up for your comment.
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