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whiteshark
Member since Aug-22-06
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   whiteshark has kibitzed 37895 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-22-22 R Flaten vs Carlsen, 2000
 
whiteshark: Flaten'd out
 
   May-22-22 A Simonaitis vs C Schulien, 2005 (replies)
 
whiteshark: <May-22-22> Waoh ; In any case, white was already in a very bad position here.
 
   May-18-22 Henry Chicken (replies)
 
whiteshark: Was he the eponym for the <Chicken Chess Club>? https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM...
 
   May-17-22 Suttles vs Polugaevsky, 1969 (replies)
 
whiteshark: <lentil: ...opening... official name> Your choice: <The King's Fianchetto Opening or <Benko's Opening <(also known as the Hungarian Opening, <Barcza Opening, <or Bilek Opening)>>>>> is a chess opening characterized by the move: 1. g3
 
   May-17-22 Hecht vs Suttles, 1969
 
whiteshark: <Jarman: ... White should have played 25. Rb1 +-> Puzzlewise that's for the end of the week [DIAGRAM] White to move 1) +2.23 (39 ply) <25.Rb1 Nxc4 26.Bxc4 Rxb1+ 27.Kh2 Qxa5 28.Bxe6+ Kh7 29.Rxa5> Nd6 30.Ra2 Nb5 31.Bc4 Nd6 32.Ba6 Rb3 33.Rd2 Nb7 34.Rxd8 Nxd8 35.Nd3 ...
 
   May-17-22 M Rudzinska vs W Zabrzanska, 2021
 
whiteshark: <Knife f5!> • Vasilios Kotronias • Ben Finegold • Michalina Rudzinska 15...d5! instead
 
   May-17-22 S R Wolf vs Lokvenc, 1926 (replies)
 
whiteshark: <36.Be7+!>, and that's it.
 
   May-16-22 B Rzayev vs M Gagunashvili, 2013 (replies)
 
whiteshark: <YoungEd> I can put your mind at ease... [Event "Hyderabad op 2nd"] [Site "Hyderabad"] [Date "2013.12.02"] [Round "10"] [White "Rzayev, Bahruz Iqbal Oglu"] [Black "Gagunashvili, Merab"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B08"] [WhiteElo "2466"] [BlackElo ...
 
   May-16-22 R Safar vs I Agrest, 2008 (replies)
 
whiteshark: <26...Rxh3+ 27.gxh3 Qxh3#>, and that's it.
 
   May-15-22 Superbet Romania (2022) (replies)
 
whiteshark: It was so much fun to watch the tiebreaks* - the thrill / excitement in the commentary of Yasser Seirawan, Peter Svidler and Alejandro Ramirez. * starts here: https://youtu.be/HbZFrIgJiRM?t=21087
 
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Feb-09-21
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  perfidious: Just read of <whiteshark>'s plight and am hoping for the best; this is a sad day indeed.

Take care. You have long been a valued contributor here.

Sep-19-21
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  whiteshark: I just happened to end up here again because the holiday vacation apartment here has wifi.

To my great astonishment i still have a premium status.

<I would like to express my sincere thanks to the generous donor of this premium membership.<!>>

Now I will have the opportunity for the next four days to look around a bit here, when I'm not lying on the beach in the sun. ;)

Sep-19-21
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  valiant: It's so good to hear from you again!
Sep-19-21  Z truth 000000001: <whiteshark> your membership was generously renewed by one of <CG>'s more honorable and valiant members - the unflappable <CheckItOut>.

We're all thankful you finally checked back in and reopened your forum, for some reason <CG> wouldn't do it.

Hope all is well as possible for you, cheers.

Oct-05-21
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  Check It Out: Great to see you, <whiteshark>!
Oct-07-21  markwell: Really good to see you back. All the best.
Oct-08-21
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  moronovich: Great to have you back <whiteshark> !
Oct-11-21
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  Tabanus: <whiteshark> Good to see you again. I hope your eyes are better.
Nov-05-21
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  perfidious: Glad you are back!
Mar-12-22
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  whiteshark: Thanks again to all for the <kind words and sympathy>. With the help of <special Borg glasses>, I can participate in life again.

So, for about a month now I have - after an absence of more than two years - an online connection again - mainly owed to my employer, who pressed me, as the last dinosaur, into the home-office.

Mar-12-22
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  whiteshark: I have just noticed that it is possible not only to clone collections from others but also to integrate them into your own collections. Fantastic!!
Mar-12-22
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  whiteshark: Marker (for game collections related to chessbooks): Baby Hawk's Game Collections
Mar-19-22
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  whiteshark: "Against the King's Indian Defense, Wojo played the Fianchetto Variation via the move order <1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 0-0 5.d4 d6 6.0-0>. The position after White's move 6 is the starting point":


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"From the position in the diagram, Wojo was able to achieve a stunning winning percentage of 80.2% over the course of 91 sample games found in the ChessBase database. This percentage would be even higher if we added in those games not catalogued in the databases (generally against weaker opponents)... Thus, ... the Fianchetto King's Indian really represents where the "big money" was. Wojo's brutal efficiency in defeating the King's Indian Defense game after game made the difference when it came to turning out the kinds of scores needed to win weekend Swisses. The Fianchetto King's Indian was a staple of the Wojo repertoire and was fundamental to his success. For this reason, we have devoted an entire volume to scrutinizing Wojo's ideas in the Fianchetto King's Indian."

Player: Aleksander Wojtkiewicz - Opening: King's Indian Defense (E60-E69): https://www.chessgames.com/perl/che...

--> Game Collection: 98_E60-69_Wojo's Weapon vs the KID

Apr-18-22
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  whiteshark: Most common phrases in German*

Funny 12.5 minutes, cute accent - maybe a challenge to use/scatter the words/phrases all over the place here....

1. Guten Tag! - Hello!
2. Wie geht’s? - How are you?
3. Was geht ab? - What’s up?
4. Es geht - I am Ok
5. Mir geht’s gut - I am doing well
6. Na, alles klar? - So, everything clear?
7. Ich verstehe nur Bahnhof - It’s all Greek to me 8. Aller Anfang ist schwer - Every beginning is hard 9. Prost! - Cheers!
10. Neeee - No
11. Auf jeden Fall - in any case
12. Na ja… - Well… (filler word)
13. Jein… - Yes and no; yes, but…
14. chillen - to chill
15. Ja, ich bin dabei - Yes, I’ll join
16. Entspann dich! - Relax!
17. Geil! - Awesome!
18. Fett - awesome
19. Krass! - Amazing, awesome!
20. Die Nase voll haben - to be sick of something 21. Bock haben - be in the mood for something
22. jdm. die Daumen drücken - keep fingers crossed 23. Einen Augenblick, bitte! - please wait a moment 24. Wie viel kostet das?- How much is that?
25. Was möchten Sie? - What would you like?
26. Darf ich mit Bargeld bezahlen? - Can I pay cash? 27. Die Rechnung, bitte - Check, please
28. Noch eine, bitte! - One more, please
29. Darf ich mal vorbei? - Can I?
30. Kannst du/Können Sie mir helfen? - Could you help me? 31. Schön Sie kennenzulernen - Nice to meet you 32. Alles Gute zum Geburtstag - Best wishes on your Birthday 33. Guten Appetit.
34. Ich stimme dir zu - I agree with you
35. Stimmt so - It’s OK
36. Der Zug ist schon abgefahren - “that ship has sailed” 37. Eigentlich schon, aber - I agree, but..
38. Bis später! - See you later!
39. Mach’s gut! - Have a good one!
40. Tschüß - Bye!

*(accto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hI7... ! :))

May-01-22
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  whiteshark: <Brazilian Defcon 2>


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Man, how I loved playing this defense in my youth Opening Explorer

May-07-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

“If people in power are artfully pulling a red herring to cover up the <cataclysm> of their commitments, keeping people on a short leash and driving them playfully into an alley of false promises, we would do well to rely on attentive and considerate observers who send out alarm signals in time to prevent social corrosion. (" High noon. ")”

― Erik Pevernagie

May-07-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

“You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And The World will live as one.”

― John Lennon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykg...

May-07-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

“I have so much in me, and the feeling for her absorbs it all; I have so much, and without her it all comes to nothing.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther

*chess-related

May-08-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

“Good morning. <Sunday> is a day of reflection. A day in which we think of the week past, and of the week ahead. Have a happy <Sunday>.”

– Anthony T. Hincks

May-08-22
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: [Quotes]

"Do not let <Sunday> be taken from you.

If your <soul<>> has no <Sunday>, it becomes an <orphan<>>."

– Albert Schweitzer

May-08-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

<Sundays> are like <confetti<>> floating in the air in slow motion, in the evening they reach the ground and you <hope> a bit of wind could blow on them so they could <fly a bit longer<>>.”

― Alain Bremond-Torrent

so true, isn't it?

May-12-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

Lobscouse is like sushi, only different. :D

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labsk...

May-13-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

When you realize nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you.

-- Lao Tzu

May-13-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

Let go, or be dragged.

May-13-22
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  whiteshark: [Quotes]

What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.

-- Confucius

<To seek is to suffer. <To seek nothing is bliss.>>

-- Bodhidharma

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