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Crispy Seagull
Member since Dec-26-11 · Last seen Nov-22-13
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   Crispy Seagull has kibitzed 66 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Dec-03-12 T Binham vs P Horn, 1998 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: The Q sac a move or two before the puzzle position is gorgeous. Even if the queen is refused, no matter whether the white pawn is taken or the king tries to escape, it's still mate in 2-3 thanks to the knight and the rooks. Very nice.
   Nov-26-12 E Karahaliou vs M Fragouli, 1997 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: I like Mondays.
   Oct-23-12 C van den Berg vs J H Donner, 1963 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: Loose queen! ...Rxf1+ Kxf1 Bxg2+ Kxg2 Qxb6 Black's got a queen for a rook and shouldn't have too tough a time mopping up.
   Oct-22-12 J Rowson vs A Ledger, 1995 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: I went the Rg6+ route.
   Oct-02-12 W Peckford vs Z Vranesic, 1993 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: i worked it out all the way to the game's end position, and I agree that white has a superior and winning position, but I don't think it's as cut and dry as a simple resignation. I think a mate from that position is harder than it looks.
   Oct-01-12 M Chommyyev vs T L Petrosian, 2012 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: No checkmate today it seems, but win the exchange by capturing the rook on g2 with a forcing check and follow with a royal fork with Ne3. Not your typical Monday.
   Sep-17-12 Motylev vs P Jirovsky, 1998 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: 25... Kd8?? Can anyone explain what the heck that might have been about? I know White's got a couple rooks aiming at his face but he abandons the rook...
   Sep-12-12 E Kristiansen vs Kupreichik, 2012 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: Note to self for Thursday: get the bishop.
   Sep-11-12 N Pogonina vs C Roelli, 1998 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: Mine was not the game continuation, but I spotted a different way to win a bishop. It's not as good however, since it leaves a rook on the seventh and drops a pawn, leaving White up just a bishop instead of a bishop AND a pawn. 27. Rxc8+ Kxc8 28. Bxd7+ Kxd7 29. Bxf6 At ...
   Sep-04-12 J Kalish vs E Dunphy, 1966 (replies)
Crispy Seagull: I looked for a while at Ng5, but for the life of me couldn't figure it out all the way. The king kept slipping away after ...Re8. Totally missed RxB to keep the threat alive. In a game I probably would have opted for the rook lift 18. Rh3 and a threat of some checks to ...
   Sep-03-12 J Gurczak vs R Mercer, 2011 (replies)
   Sep-02-12 Tseshkovsky vs Marjanovic, 1982 (replies)
   Aug-29-12 Rossolimo vs C Kottnauer, 1948 (replies)
   Aug-23-12 H Murphy vs A Kinsman, 1981 (replies)
   Aug-20-12 Mikhalevski vs R Gardner, 2012 (replies)
   Aug-17-12 Karjakin vs E Alekseev, 2007 (replies)
   Aug-15-12 Z Tan vs Cmilyte, 2011 (replies)
   Aug-02-12 Polgar vs N Gaprindashvili, 1990 (replies)
   Aug-01-12 de Firmian vs A Rustemov, 1999 (replies)
   Jul-31-12 Simagin vs Kholmov, 1966 (replies)
   Jul-30-12 L Ootes vs K Yamada, 2011 (replies)
   Jul-27-12 Geller vs Dorfman, 1976 (replies)
   Jul-18-12 Tal vs B Williams, 1974 (replies)
   Jul-06-12 Karpov vs Timman, 1986 (replies)
   Jun-28-12 F Lida Garcia vs Shulman, 2003 (replies)
   Jun-22-12 Romanishin vs Marjanovic, 1972 (replies)
   Jun-20-12 Tal vs R Mascarinas, 1981 (replies)
   Jun-12-12 D Tomic vs F Winzbeck, 1993 (replies)
   Jun-04-12 S Sery vs Z Vecsey, 1921 (replies)
   May-25-12 Anand - Gelfand World Championship Match (2012) (replies)
   May-16-12 C T Goering vs E Schallopp, 1877 (replies)
   May-10-12 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   May-08-12 Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 (replies)
   May-07-12 Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 (replies)
   Apr-17-12 F N Stephenson vs J Penrose, 1968 (replies)
   Apr-11-12 Bacrot vs E Relange, 2006 (replies)
   Mar-28-12 C Randlov vs D Flynn, 2012 (replies)
   Mar-27-12 G Fontein vs Euwe, 1939 (replies)
   Mar-22-12 A Rakhmanov vs Y Ginzburg, 2010 (replies)
   Mar-17-12 Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 (replies)
   Mar-16-12 V Liberzon vs I Radulov, 1968 (replies)
   Mar-13-12 F Englund vs Janowski, 1913 (replies)
   Mar-12-12 P Ricardi vs G Milos, 2001 (replies)
   Mar-11-12 Keene vs Miles, 1976 (replies)
   Mar-08-12 Gligoric vs C Pritchett, 1967 (replies)
   Mar-07-12 S Zaksaite vs T Chistiakova, 2001 (replies)
   Mar-01-12 Suba vs L M Garcia Lopez, 1994 (replies)
   Feb-27-12 Pillsbury vs Fernandez, 1900 (replies)
   Feb-25-12 D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956 (replies)
   Feb-23-12 D Flynn vs F Scheckenbach, 2012 (replies)
   Feb-18-12 I Sokolov vs G Pap, 2012 (replies)
   Feb-16-12 Chigorin vs J Kotrc, 1896 (replies)
   Feb-14-12 J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 (replies)
   Feb-10-12 A A Lopez vs E Schiller, 2012 (replies)
   Feb-09-12 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
   Feb-09-12 Giri vs Aronian, 2012 (replies)
   Feb-08-12 V Laznicka vs K Kulaots, 2012 (replies)
   Feb-06-12 Adams vs N Zhukova, 2012 (replies)
   Dec-27-11 J Mieses vs M Kann, 1885 (replies)
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