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Member since Feb-23-04 · Last seen Feb-06-23
I live in Tappan, NY. My favorite player is Tal, although I also like Alekhine and early Karpov. Long ago, Tarrash was my favorite. My "current" rating is 1898, although if I were active I don't think I could maintain that. I've been a couple of hundred points higher, but that too was a long time ago.
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   Bishoprick has kibitzed 451 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-01-23 Kantor vs A Gaevsky, 1926
Bishoprick: On ...16 what is the matter with Bxe3?
   Jan-31-23 Honza Cervenka chessforum
Bishoprick: I'm in Prague and or in Blatna at least once a year. I am probably much older than you, but it might be fun to get together. In the 70's I reached a USCF rating of 2026, but now I'm only around 1800, but still having fun with chess. My favorite players used to be Tarrasch, ...
   Jan-26-23 Gustavo Ribeiro vs N Batsiashvili, 2022
Bishoprick: Nice Bishop trap. Of course, the game was gone by then in a variety of ways.
   Jan-23-23 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2023 (replies)
Bishoprick: Messiah In New York, many, many years ago, we used to say that the better player is always a "lucker". Neither player is a machine, and the human factor (tiredness, sickness, headache, etc.) is always present. That's what makes chess a game, and not a exercise in math by two ...
   Jan-15-23 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2023 (replies)
Bishoprick: dehamme: I agree with you. They might as well play tennis
   Dec-25-22 J T Barendregt vs Botvinnik, 1966 (replies)
Bishoprick: Arlinker, I'm not sure that the two pawns are enough with Bishops of opposite color. But who am I to question the great Botvinik's judgment?
   Dec-21-22 Carlsen vs Wojtaszek, 2017
Bishoprick: It would seem that a3 does pretty well against the Najdorf. Weird. . .
   Nov-18-22 R Praggnanandhaa vs Mamedyarov, 2022 (replies)
Bishoprick: Also blundered against Carlsen. . .
   Nov-18-22 Carlsen vs So, 2022 (replies)
Bishoprick: I don't understand why So didn't simple take the Knight on ... 24. Why not take the Knight on c4? Pleasre enlighten me.
   Jun-10-22 Kotronias vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 (replies)
Bishoprick: At random times while on CG I get this message,"Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please contact the server administrator at to inform them of the time this error ...
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