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   Oxspawn has kibitzed 547 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-26-22 P Tregubov vs Shulman, 1994 (replies)
Oxspawn: <Mel gibson> <Stockfish 15 is so far ahead of me and anyone else on earth then why not consult it?> I guess because we are trying to participate rather than observe. This is not a criticism. I hardly ever 'solve' anything and end up playing through the game, thinking I ...
   May-20-22 P Haener vs O Mihok, 2011 (replies)
Oxspawn: <If I can find it, it's not Friday level> If I can't find it it could be Friday level, or Thursday or Wednesday, sometimes Tuesday, occasionally Monday. Some people just don't know how to handle success.
   Feb-15-22 Furman vs Klovans, 1964 (replies)
Oxspawn: Beautiful attack. Mondays and Tuesdays much too hard <mel gibson>. I'll hang on for Sunday and slow cook it with a stock-cube!
   Feb-07-22 N Yakubboev vs M Demidov, 2019 (replies)
Oxspawn: I too find find the Mondays tough and don't always get them (today 'partly') but I prefer this to the 'easy peasy' Mondays. If its not hurting, its not working.
   Nov-23-21 H Munoz Sotomayor vs R Gonzalez, 1998 (replies)
Oxspawn: Just to add that there are no complaints here about being too easy. I love any POTD I can understand.
   Nov-02-21 Tiviakov vs Ponomariov, 2001 (replies)
Oxspawn: What <Once> said. If I'd been white I would played on with 25. Qxg8+... especially if I had also been black.
   Jul-19-21 Robatsch vs Bisguier, 1961 (replies)
Oxspawn: I spent a couple of minutes working out how to fork the white queen and king by getting my own queen off f2. Finally the penny dropped that it was my own queen that needed to be taken so the white rook would block the king's escape. The white pieces really do get in each other's ...
   Jul-14-21 G Abrahams vs Flohr, 1939 (replies)
Oxspawn: <drollere: just put up random puzzles of random difficulty> I completely agree. Being told in advance whether a position is 'easy' or 'difficult' manages to be both a spoiler and an arrogant assumption. I sometimes see a winning line and more often, not. I usually enjoy the ...
   Jun-28-21 Kosteniuk vs C Foisor, 2012 (replies)
Oxspawn: This was my Monday morning 52. Rxe4+ Kxe4 53. Bf3+ Ke3 54. Bxa8 d3 55. Bf3 d2 56. Kh2 Kf2 57. Bg4 Ke1 58. Kg3 d1=Q 59. Bxd1 Kxd1 60. Kg4 Ke2 61. Kxg5 Kf2 62. g4 Kg3 63. h4 and that point even I could not mess it up any more so black resigned.
   Jun-23-21 Vidmar vs Przepiorka, 1906 (replies)
Oxspawn: I think this was the first position of the day I commented on in 2012. I didn't get it then and I didn't get it again today for the same reason. On move 38 I insisted on Rh7+ and simply could not 'see' Qh7+. Full marks for consistency.
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