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by Steven DuCharme
Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Tradewise Gibraltar Festival 2018
Replies: 142
Views: 14664

Re: Tradewise Gibraltar Festival 2018

39...Qxg7 looks better to me
by Steven DuCharme
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Tradewise Gibraltar Festival 2018
Replies: 142
Views: 14664

Re: Tradewise Gibraltar Festival 2018

Took a while but Nakamura triumphed
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to test one's chess level?
Replies: 4
Views: 1365

Re: How to test one's chess level?

Start with mates in one,then in 2,etc...
by Steven DuCharme
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 Wijk aan Zee 12 - 28 January
Replies: 202
Views: 18230

Re: 2018 Wijk aan Zee 12 - 28 January

At the start of today's Giri v. Carlsen battle Giri had moved 1.e4. Meanwhile Carlsen was "adjusting" his pieces. I didn't see what Carlsen touched immediately after 1.e4 but whatever it was shouldn't that have been his move (he was touch his non-pawns so I think he should have to move a knight) Tho...
by Steven DuCharme
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My Mostest Brilliantest Chess Idea Ever
Replies: 16
Views: 1746

Re: My Mostest Brilliantest Chess Idea Ever

No,I just think quick mates should be slowed.
by Steven DuCharme
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My Mostest Brilliantest Chess Idea Ever
Replies: 16
Views: 1746

My Mostest Brilliantest Chess Idea Ever

To eliminate quick mates I propose the following new chess rule "You may not move a non-pawn onto your opponent's side of the board until all your non-pawns have been moved at least once" "No draw offers during that time either" So may it be posted. So may it be implemented globally :twisted:
by Steven DuCharme
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: International News
Topic: 2017 King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26-30 December 2017
Replies: 338
Views: 25402

Re: 2017 King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26-30 December 2017

Which brings to mind Euwe's quote about Lasker "It is not possible to learn much from him. One can only stand and wonder"
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2017 King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26-30 December 2017
Replies: 338
Views: 25402

Re: 2017 King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26-30 December 2017

Jonathan Rogers wrote:
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:25 pm
There he goes again, with that whole being a legend thing.
Does being a legend in one's mind count :?:
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2017 King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26-30 December 2017
Replies: 338
Views: 25402

Re: 2017 King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26-30 December 2017

Tim Harding wrote:
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:00 pm
Impressive Vishy. No defeats and 2-0 win in the tiebreak.
I thought they agreed to a draw
by Steven DuCharme
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Resigners...
Replies: 9
Views: 2245

Resigners...

should lose fewer rating points than those who wait for mate. :mrgreen:
by Steven DuCharme
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Ivanchuk-Wei Yi match
Replies: 3
Views: 1089

Re: Ivanchuk-Wei Yi match

Thought this didn't start until November
by Steven DuCharme
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: "Kirsan Ilyumzhinov announced his resignation as FIDE President"
Replies: 192
Views: 14839

Re: "Kirsan Ilyumzhinov announced his resignation as FIDE President"

Mr.Ilyumzhinov you have two careers. In one you're the president of the world chess federation. No one cares about the other one. One of these careers has a future. The other does not. Mr.Ilyumzhinov you are the disease and we are the cure. Stop trying to mate me and mate me! There is no spoon.
by Steven DuCharme
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Silliest Move Ever?
Replies: 1
Views: 653

Silliest Move Ever?

white Qe6 black Kh8 Qe4 Rf7 g7 h7. I played Qe8+ :lol:
by Steven DuCharme
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy...
Replies: 4
Views: 1057

Happy...

USA National Chess Day :twisted: