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paavoh
Member since Feb-28-07 · Last seen Dec-13-19
Learned the game at age of 7, played OTB in the 1980's, converted to CC in mid-1990's, now just following what is going on at the top.

Does this path reflect a decline in my chess abilities or increased demands at my day job in sciences?

Still, I feel a spark when seeing a great game.

Many thanks for Santa and the good people at Chessgames for giving me a membership for the year 2015!


   paavoh has kibitzed 2383 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-12-19 Kasparov vs Karpov, 2001 (replies)
 
paavoh: @Clement Fraud: <After 16... Bf6, black is threatening the ruination of white's queenside pawn majority (with ... Bxc3+)?> Thanks for that suggestion. It seems, after looking at the position for a while, that 17.O-O-O!? might be the antidote. 17.-Bxc3? is stymied by 18.Bxc6+ ...
 
   Dec-11-19 M Albano vs Karpov, 1972 (replies)
 
paavoh: Well, that was a quick acceptance of a pun submission. Just recalling the famous/infamous UNC basketball strategy...
 
   Dec-11-19 Polina Shuvalova
 
paavoh: Wow, she is on a roll...
 
   Dec-11-19 Aram Hakobyan
 
paavoh: Medalist in the 2019 WJC.
 
   Dec-11-19 A Hakobyan vs M Karthikeyan, 2019
 
paavoh: Tough loss for Karthikeyan, pushing him eventually out of the podium.
 
   Dec-11-19 Shant Sargsyan
 
paavoh: Runner-up in World Juniors 2019.
 
   Dec-11-19 World Junior Championship (2019)
 
paavoh: Shtembuliak won by undefeated 9/11. Did Tabatabaei get sick, as he has only 8 games listed?
 
   Dec-11-19 Evgeny Shtembuliak
 
paavoh: World Junior Champion in 2019 - congrats!
 
   Dec-09-19 Grand Prix Monaco (Women) (2019) (replies)
 
paavoh: What's up with Gunina? She is not a compromising player but five losses out of six games is uncharacteristic of her.
 
   Dec-06-19 Vassily Ivanchuk
 
paavoh: In five days, Ivanchuk will lose the position of #1 ranked player 50+ years old to Anand. Still, among top 50 and above 2700 - no small feat.
 
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