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phileasfogg
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   phileasfogg has kibitzed 6 times to chessgames  
   Mar-24-21 Reshevsky vs Gligoric, 1953
 
phileasfogg: <Ned Merrill: I disagree on the 35.Rxe8 and 36.Nc7+ maneuver winning a piece because of 36...Kd8, 37...Kc8 trapping the knight. Please correct me if I'm wrong.> I think white can save the knight with: 35. Rxe8 Kxe8 36. Nc7+ Kd8 37. Nxa6 Kc8 38. b4 (threatening 39.bxc5
 
   Jun-13-20 Velimirovic vs R Simic, 1998
 
phileasfogg: In the main game given, Khorunzhy-Kirpikov, corr. 2014, black plays 2...e6 before playing 6...e5 and white plays 6. Bf4 before 7.Bg5, so the exchange sacrifice comes one move later (same position).
 
   Dec-24-14 Darius Ruzele (replies)
 
phileasfogg: Ruzele finished first in the 1986 USSR Junior Championship held in Daugavpils, Latvia. The event was an 11 round Swiss style event. He finished ahead of such noted players as: I. Smirnin, B. Alterman, B. Gelfand, G. Kamsky, V. Akopian, A. Shirov, and K. Sakaev among other strong
 
   Dec-24-14 D Ruzele vs Shirov, 1989
 
phileasfogg: The endgame play in this game (after 42. Kg3) is the subject of the first game analyzed by Shirov in a DVD, Alexey Shirov- My Best Endgames. This ending was the beginning of his self-proclaimed, "addiction to endgames." The ending itself is fascinating (N+ 2P vs. 5 pawns, ...
 
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