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wooden nickel
Member since Nov-19-14 · Last seen May-21-18
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   wooden nickel has kibitzed 231 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-21-18 S Maroroa vs A Diamant, 2018 (replies)
wooden nickel: Another fun way to win is 38... Bxf2+ 39.Kh1 Bd4! [DIAGRAM]
   Feb-10-18 L Bruzon Batista vs M Gongora, 2015 (replies)
wooden nickel: I didn't get far with the line 26.Bxf5 exf5 27.Nxf5 gxf5 28.Qxh5 Ne6 attempting to mate on g7 but after 29.Bf6, White has to be beware of 29... Qxg2+ 30.Kxg2 Nxf4+ [DIAGRAM]
   Jan-18-18 Csom vs A Planinc, 1974 (replies)
wooden nickel: <patzer2: For today's Thursday puzzle (24. ?), White faces a desperate situation where his Bishop is pinned and he can do nothing to avoid losing it.> that's what I thought too… but 24.Rcd1 Qxd7 25.Bf5 Rxe3 26.Bxd7 Red3 27.Be6+ Kf8 28.Bd5 [DIAGRAM]
   Dec-06-17 V Shcherbakov vs Furman, 1955 (replies)
wooden nickel: Nevertheless, White played a brilliant game… this goes to show that lost games can also be treasurable!
   Nov-06-17 E Sosnowska vs A Brustman, 1987 (replies)
wooden nickel: after 11.Qe2, Black took the pawn 11… exf4. How do we know when to take that pawn in this kind of position? I'm never sure! [DIAGRAM]
   May-14-17 Krasenkow vs J L Hammer, 2016 (replies)
wooden nickel: A nice mate would occur upon 31... Ra2 32.Rxa2 Bxc4 33.Rab2 Bh4 34.Ra3 Bd5# [DIAGRAM]
   Apr-01-17 B Jonasson vs H Angantysson, 1986 (replies)
wooden nickel: Wonderful April Fool's Day puzzle... after falling for 26... e2? the actual puzzle is White to play and win [DIAGRAM] p.s. In German "Ich könnte mir in den Arsch beißen!" ("I could bite myself in the butt!").
   Feb-17-17 Vachier-Lagrave vs S Novikov, 2007 (replies)
wooden nickel: <YouRang: I probably wouldn't have seen it OTB, but since this position is plopped in front of me and called a "puzzle", I'm inclined to look at the check: 25.Bxh7+> Couldn't be said better... figuring out how to retake the rook might have kept us too busy, which retake ...
   Jan-23-17 Kholmov vs W Pietzsch, 1965 (replies)
wooden nickel: nice forced mate, better than Rf1 or Nf1+ what happened... no comments so far?!
   Jan-17-17 P Rout vs M Al Sayed, 2016 (replies)
wooden nickel: in case somebody doesn't like to win, Qh6 makes a nice draw i.e. 34.Qh6+ Rxh6 35.Rxf7+ Kg8 36.Re7+ [DIAGRAM]
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