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Jonathan MacDonald vs Noam Davies
"Big Mac Attack" (game of the day May-09-2005)
77th Canadian Championship (2004), Toronto CAN, rd 7, Aug-26
Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Variation (B42)  ·  1-0



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May-09-05  Jaymthetactician: soberknight: <Jaymthetactician> I know you're really Jaymthegenius, but you can't hide from me. Nice try, buster.

Actually, I had no intention of hiding, it say's on my profile that I was jaymthegenius, but it is a negative image people have of me, so I put down another trait of mine.

May-09-05  EmperorAtahualpa: Can nobody answer my question what happens after 21...♔h8?
May-09-05  crafty: 21...♔h8 22. exf5 ♖xf5 23. ♘d4 ♖xf1+ 24. ♖xf1 ♗c8 25. ♘b5   (eval 0.95; depth 14 ply; 750M nodes)
May-09-05  soberknight: <jaymthetactician> I should have looked at your profile. My bad.
May-09-05  jediknightness: guys guys guys, where is the love.
*you do not want to argue about bad reps, you want to go home and rethink you life*
May-09-05  n30: Jaymthetactician:
It's always easy to critisise. Think about this:
· is free
· why don't you start collecting the 1.000.000 games and submit them · there are no 'bad' games. This is like saying there are 'stupid questions' or 'ugly people' - it all lies in the eyes of the beholder
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  Sneaky: n30, jaythewhatever wasn't criticizing this site, he was criticizing chessbase. <you think with Chessbase's 2.5 million game database from 1520 to 2004 you would get at least 1 million games before 1900, but such is not the case, in fact a good 99% of the games on there are from no name schmuck's> That reminds me, I have to boycott the local library. They have about a million books but only 37 plays by Shakespeare. You'd think they would have hundreds of plays by Shakespeare, or thousands even! By the way, anybody here know where to get a copy of Bobby Fischer's "My 10 Thousand Memorable Games"??
May-10-05  Milo: Sneaky, I was going to point out the slight logical inconsitencies in Jay's position, but I think you got there first...
May-10-05  Jaymthetactician: there are no 'bad' games.

Actually, most games are (even in computer matches, I put Deep Shredder 9 on shootout Or Fritz 7 vs engine match! And do a full analyisis and gives itself ?? marks, and this is not to discourage cheaters from progging, although feel free to take it this way, I have some good winning sacrifices on recently, some of which werent accepted, simply making me a pawn up 3 pawns = a knight, so having two pawns in hand I take the h-pawn with a knight, hindering whites castling abilities while keeping the rook away from a central file in an obscure sicilian line, of course I'm a knight down, sorry for digression.)

There are even some bad WCC matches! I alway's say "we get better as the ages progress" for the most part this is true, but I have friends who think that some of Greco's games were computer fabrications against 10 year old club players, but of course in spite of having extensive literature on the game I just can't see checkmate in 15, or even 4 in some games, so yes, Greco has more refined checkmating sense then me, but I have a theoretical and tactical edge.

May-10-05  maoam: You have a tactical edge on someone who by your own admission can calculate more deeply than you?
May-10-05  Jaymthetactician: maoam: You have a tactical edge on someone who by your own admission can calculate more deeply than you?

Well, my mistake, but I have the advantage of reading Killer Chess Tactics and Renko's Intensive course Tactic's 2, so in time I will exceed Greco, I don't play for middlegame mate, so my tactics will involve heading into won endgames or even a slight endgame advantage.

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  kevin86: I don't know what Jaym... does,but first he should look at what site he is on. This is CHESSGAMES,not chessbase.

Second,in chess,relevance and beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Some Great Games, in my humble opinion,are pure tripe to some people,while the reverse is also true.

Third,on this site,one can find a game according to several parameters,much more than other sites.

May-10-05  Jaymthetactician: kevin86: I don't know what Jaym... does,but first he should look at what site he is on. This is CHESSGAMES,not chessbase.

No, I WAS refering to chessbase, MegaBase in particular.

May-10-05  Jaymthetactician: anybody here know where to get a copy of Bobby Fischer's "My 10 Thousand Memorable Games"??

Barnes and Noble may have it, if not you can order off of the internet.

May-10-05  Milo: I actually clicked that link... (it's a porn site)
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  WannaBe: I very highly doubt Bobby F. have even played 10,000 games in his life. Much less 10,000 memorable games. <Jaymthetactician> should change his name again, I recommend <Jaymtheidiot>
Premium Chessgames Member Some kinds of spyware can redirect bad dns requests to porn sites.
May-10-05  maoam: Thanks for explaining, I had no idea. I'd better delete my post just in case then.
May-10-05  AlaskanAmber: I'm confused. Jaymthewhatever denounces this game as "irrelevant", then castigates another site for posting irrelevant games. His angry reaction is to a game on THIS site, yet he claims to be focusing his anger on another site for committing the (to him) unacceptably foolish act of posting "unworthy" games like this one, which was posted on this site. He then seeks to assure us that he is not criticising Chessgames per se. Okay.....

Despite his claim to be a genius and a "tactician" (which is, I suspect, a sort of code word as used), I'll wager that his own level of play is not so dramatically higher than that of any of these "Joe Losers" he finds so offensive. Indeed, the vast majority of us Chessgames members are "Joe Losers" (and in my case Proud Of It, in a perverse sort of way).

Anyone can pretend to be anything when communicating with total strangers online. That's a terribly banal observation, I know, but I can't seem to spend much time on this site without being reminded of it. The wannabe geniuses, and the bloviating bios - "Hi; I've been playing chess for three weeks and my rating is 2460" - just strike me as a serious cry for help. But I'm wandering off-topic so I'd best shut up.

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  tpstar: <AlaskanAmber> You aren't confused. Your overview demonstrates remarkable clarity, and you clearly have the handle on the down low. Yet most of us chess enthusiasts spend our time here far more quietly and definitely more respectfully, without the constant boasting and petulant posturing by some of our younger members. Keep in mind that those outlandish (nay, Bipolar) posts often go unanswered because any "discussion" would be pointless, or else known braggards are on people's ignore lists. Please stick around and enjoy the site with the rest of us "Joe Average" players. :>)
May-10-05  AlaskanAmber: Thanks, tpstar. I need to do a better job of tuning out the white noise. For every dubious poster here, there are several mature, thoughtful, well-adjusted folks, and I (as well as my game) have benefitted from their wisdom.
May-11-05  Jaymthetactician: WannaBe: I very highly doubt Bobby F. have even played 10,000 games in his life. Much less 10,000 memorable games. <Jaymthetactician> should change his name again, I recommend <Jaymtheidiot>

And I suggest you f' off and get a life.

May-11-05  TheSlid: Congratulations to <Jaym> on your first correct use of the apostrophe. Way to go Jay : )
May-11-05  Jaymthetactician: Actually, these two are all right, it was a canadian national championship after all. I should have said "The people dont matter, but the game does" Take it from me, even a Joe Patzer can come up with a brilliant game, but all games from before a certain time period and all games by all great players (especially GM's and World Champions, all of Josh Waitzkin's games should be included in all databases as well)

Sorry for the tyrade, also note that I am quite honored that Schiller is defeating me in a match (I came expecting to lose, so I play for a draw as white from the start)

Jun-14-05  patzer2: White's 23. Ng5! prepares a strong passed pawn combination.
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