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Member since Jan-25-04 · Last seen Jan-24-20
A keen chess follower since 70's. Elo about 2000. Once I was 3rd in national problem solver competition! Those were the days, before engines.

   karik has kibitzed 206 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-10-19 S Volkov vs Yifan Hou, 2008 (replies)
karik: <notyet> really seems to have had multiple orgasms with 61.Nd5-b6
   Sep-26-19 J Norri vs Carlsen, 2002
karik: Years ago I heard a radio program where Norri tells about this game. Sadly, I can't find it from archives. According to Norri, Carlsen was already regarded strong.
   Sep-16-19 C Coppola vs B Macias Murillo, 2009 (replies)
karik: I think just wanted to know how many people try to solve these problems...
   Jun-11-19 Carlsen vs Anand, 2019
   Apr-17-19 T Malhotra vs T C O'Neill, 2009 (replies)
karik: Ra8 #metoo.
   Mar-12-19 D C Cadelago vs S Decuadro, 2009 (replies)
karik: And also 32...Nxd1 wins.
   Feb-20-19 S Grover vs A Mellema, 2008 (replies)
karik: Sorry <BURLEY>, deleted my msg: Kxb6 when Q is in e6. Qxc4 is not possible. But the line may fail if black keeps K in f8.
   Feb-10-19 Dan Terrible
karik: Does anyone know if any games survive from Ivan the Terrible, who might be Dan's distant relative? I've heard Ivan died for playing chess.
   Feb-06-19 Andreas Gulbrandsen
karik: Author of "Tårnet i sjakk". I have always had trouble with my rooks...
   Dec-28-18 M Mihaljcisin vs Benko, 1970 (replies)
karik: Damn hard to follow <mel gibson>'s analysis. Chessgames, why don't we forget using symbols for pieces! Letters are better.
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