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kostich in time
Member since Feb-08-03 · Last seen Nov-11-19
IM currently too busy being a graduate student (Politics..Phd dissertation on Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass)to play much chess, but I have an amateurs passion for the game.My three favorite chess players would have to be Tal, Fischer(Im sad hes now thoroughly nuts)and Kasparov. Ilive in Charlottesville Virginia.In addition to working on my doctoral dissertation, I work in the library and as a speech-writer for a Professor. Epilogue as of November,2004. Ifinished my Ph.D in may and am currently looking for a publisher. Ive been told its an excellent cotributiion to understanding Lincoln, Douglass and the Civil War rightnow im in limbo, holding down part-time jobs and looking for lucrative acdemic employment
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   kostich in time has kibitzed 383 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-08-19 B Kostic vs Euwe, 1921
kostich in time: It is odd that there should be no comments on his. It is one of Kostic's best games. e6!!was a killing blow.
   Nov-08-19 R Domenech vs Flohr, 1935
kostich in time: One of Flohr's little known masterpieces. A fine example of playing actively in a simplified position
   Nov-08-19 Vladimir Petrov vs Pirc, 1936 (replies)
kostich in time: This is the Pirc game included in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Chess. It is a rare-and brilliant -example of two knights outplaying two bishops in an open position.
   Sep-08-18 I A Horowitz vs P Trifunovic, 1935
kostich in time: Horowitz was in excellent form at Warsaw, !935, as was Kupchick. This game, against the usually unbeatable Trifunovich, is literally fought until the last pawn. The US had to win this game, as the (relatively)inexperienced Fine had gone down against Dr. Vidmar.
   Sep-08-18 I A Horowitz vs Kupchik, 1928
kostich in time: The quality of this game can best be appreciated when one remembers that Kupchick was the second best American player at the time, after Marshall, and probably one of the twenty strongest players in the world.
   Jun-30-12 Vidmar vs Fine, 1935
kostich in time: At Nottingham 1936 , Vidmar and Fine played a series of speed games for stakes. Fine won a lot of money. When the series was over, Fine aske d Dr. Vidmar, "Is that how they play chess in Yugoslavia?" Apparently the speed games were Fine's revenge for this.
   Jun-30-12 W Von Holzhausen vs Bogoljubov, 1926 (replies)
kostich in time: Reti included this little-known gem in his chapter on Bogoljubov in Masters of the Chess Board..He saw as an model of active play with Black in the Sicilian. Indeed, it should be noted that Bogioljubov and Euwe were the most most skilled exponents of the Sicilian in the ...
   Nov-02-11 Flohr vs Benko, 1949
kostich in time: Trapping the Queen...even as late as 1947, Flohr could still be very bad news. This game was included in Tartakover and Dumont 100 master games of Modern chess.
   Nov-02-11 Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936 (replies)
kostich in time: It was at the Nottingham awards banquet that Dr. Vidmar said of Botvinnik that he wished he could have accomplished what Botvinnik had accomplished in Chess, to which Botvinnik replied that he wished that he could accomplish what Vidmar had accomplished in engineering.
   Jul-30-11 Huebner vs F Kuijpers, 1975
kostich in time: "Huebner boils his eggs"-Kavalek. Only Huebner could play the Keres varaition of the Scheviningen like a slow positional grind.
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