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Sneaky
Member since Jan-19-02
I live in South Florida USA. Rated USCF ~1800

A long time ago I was a new player in a Miami chess park, and one of the stronger players thought I had real talent, so he suggested that I play the park champ, a Cuban master. After the master destroyed me in a few blitz games, the question was posed, "Is he any good?" The answer I took as a great compliment: "Ehh... he tries to be sneaky."

The greatest chess player of all time is Robert James Fischer. The greatest chess problemist of all time is Sam Loyd. The greatest chess site of all time is chessgames.com!

Other players who I admire:

<Morphy> Possibly the greatest natural chess talent ever. Like Steinitz who followed, he taught the world how the game should really be played. <Najdorf> He was smart enough to make his money outside of chess, so he played for the pure joy of it. <Tal> Proved that even in the modern era, chess is an art more than a science. <Blackburne> Sacrificed his queen more times than I've had hot meals. <Diemer> One of the most original thinkers the game ever has known. His ideas were not always right, but they were HIS ideas. <Topalov> He hates draws so much he'll gladly risk losing to avoid one. I can forgive him for the Elista debacle; his chess is payment enough. <Lembit Oll> When on the attack, Lembit Oll said "Dambit All!" <Kasparov> Strive for perfection, one move at a time. <Alekhine> Swashbuckling play culminating in booming sacrifices.

And countless others: Nezhmetdinov, Shirov, Nunn, Shabalov, Nakamura, basically, anybody with cojones.

Addendum 2015: <Magnus Carlsen> has to be on the list. He's a modern day Casablanca. The way he squeezes wins out of the tiniest advantages and grinds his opponents down through sheer stamina is right up there with Robert James.

You can find me on FICS (freechess.org) ... and lately, on ICC as well. I'll gladly play anybody within 1000 points of my rating. I also really like the site http://www.lichess.org but so far have only played anonymously.

>> Click here to see Sneaky's game collections.

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   Sneaky has kibitzed 13509 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Jul-21-18 Kramnik vs Giri, 2018 (replies)
 
Sneaky: I like the new Giri photo. Sharp dressed young grandmaster.
 
   Jul-21-18 Duda vs Nepomniachtchi, 2018 (replies)
 
Sneaky: For those who care what engines think... 52.b4! retains the initiative according to Stockfish. If true, that’s a hard move to see. And I’m not sure if it isn’t just having horizon blindness. It’s in love with the idea of getting Qa2+ in.
 
   Jul-20-18 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
Sneaky: <if I said "I live 90 minutes from Miami" I am not being ambiguous.> That's entirely ambiguous! 90 minutes by airplane? By automobile? By foot?
 
   Jul-20-18 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
Sneaky: The first music I ever owned in my life were two eight track tapes my mother gave me. One was the Eagle’s Greatest Hits; the other was Pink Floyd’s Animals.
 
   Jul-20-18 Nepomniachtchi vs Kramnik, 2018 (replies)
 
Sneaky: <Marmot PFL: <c5/d5 are “hanging pawns” right?> Not really, black doesn't have an open c-file.> You are colorectal. (I’m sorry, I meant “correct.” Stupid auto-colorectal.)
 
   Jul-18-18 Kramnik vs Duda, 2018 (replies)
 
Sneaky: Who is it who mockingly said “All rook endings are drawn?”
 
   Jul-10-18 Dortmund Sparkassen (2018) (replies)
 
Sneaky: Coors is like making love in a canoe. It’s ****ing close to water.
 
   Jul-03-18 S Vaibhav vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
 
Sneaky: <vabe vs vibe> ssssshhhh... don't spoil morf's fun. He lives for this stuff. So what's White's error here? I've never seen the Scandi get so much counterplay so quick. Is 4.f3 the culprit?
 
   Jun-28-18 Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa (replies)
 
Sneaky: Returning to India with a very warm reception :D https://twitter.com/maxinmathewTOI/...
 
   Jun-17-18 E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 (replies)
 
Sneaky: The pun is a reference to the movie "300", specifically https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZe... .
 
   Jun-16-18 Taimanov vs Psakhis, 1981 (replies)
   Jun-16-18 Wesley So (replies)
   Jun-15-18 J Shahade vs Wang Pin, 2002 (replies)
   Jun-15-18 Sneaky chessforum (replies)
   Jun-12-18 Your Next Move (Rapid) (2018) (replies)
   Jun-07-18 Caruana vs So, 2018 (replies)
   Jun-07-18 Topalov vs S Zhigalko, 2008 (replies)
   Jun-06-18 B Adhiban vs D Andreikin, 2017 (replies)
   Jun-03-18 Norway Chess (2018) (replies)
   Jun-02-18 Tal vs Najdorf, 1960 (replies)
   Jun-02-18 Caruana vs Karjakin, 2018 (replies)
   Jun-02-18 Carlsen vs Anand, 2018 (replies)
   May-28-18 Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   May-17-18 Tan - Ju Women's World Championship Match (2018) (replies)
   May-16-18 Team White vs Team Black, 2017 (replies)
   Apr-29-18 A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 (replies)
   Apr-26-18 Giri vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Apr-20-18 Saidy vs Fischer, 1964 (replies)
   Mar-31-18 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-27-18 Grischuk vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-24-18 Karjakin vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-23-18 Ding Liren vs Grischuk, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-23-18 Caruana vs Kramnik, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-22-18 Mamedyarov vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-15-18 So vs Kramnik, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-15-18 Aronian vs Grischuk, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-12-18 Aronian vs Kramnik, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-11-18 Nigel Short (replies)
   Mar-11-18 Ding Liren vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Mar-10-18 Karjakin vs Mamedyarov, 2018 (replies)
   Feb-26-18 Louis Stumpers (replies)
   Jan-21-18 Yifan Hou vs Caruana, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-20-18 Bareev vs M Khassanov, 1986 (replies)
   Jan-14-18 Caruana vs G Jones, 2018 (replies)
   Jan-13-18 Spassky - Fischer World Championship Match (1972) (replies)
   Jan-04-18 Robert James Fischer (replies)
   Dec-08-17 Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Dec-06-17 Caruana vs Anand, 2017 (replies)
   Dec-05-17 Nakamura vs Nepomniachtchi, 2017 (replies)
   Dec-05-17 London Chess Classic (2017) (replies)
   Nov-24-17 F Reinfeld vs Denker, 1934 (replies)
   Nov-18-17 Li Chao vs J C Sadorra, 2007 (replies)
   Nov-06-17 J Bai vs Ding Liren, 2017 (replies)
   Nov-01-17 I Gurevich vs K K Karanja, 1987 (replies)
   Oct-29-17 K Harandi vs Balashov, 1979 (replies)
   Oct-28-17 Qi Jingxuan vs Liu Wenzhe, 1987 (replies)
   Oct-27-17 Thematic Challenge chessforum (replies)
   Oct-25-17 Anand vs Svidler, 2017 (replies)
   Oct-17-17 S Polgar vs S Kamberi, 1996 (replies)
   Oct-15-17 Schmittdiel vs T Ernst, 1987
   Sep-29-17 D Harika vs Kramnik, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-29-17 Carlsen vs V S Gujrathi, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-28-17 Eljanov vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-27-17 N Simon vs G Merenyi, 1997 (replies)
   Sep-25-17 Beliavsky vs Larsen, 1981 (replies)
   Sep-23-17 Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-23-17 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
   Sep-23-17 Aronian vs Ding Liren, 2017 (replies)
   Sep-15-17 Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 (replies)
   Sep-14-17 G Ligterink vs Lautier, 1990
   Sep-08-17 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
   Sep-08-17 E Tenenwurzel vs A W Fox, 1916 (replies)
   Sep-05-17 C Kottnauer vs Alekhine, 1942 (replies)
   Aug-27-17 G Halvax vs A D Ivanova, 2012 (replies)
   Aug-11-17 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2017 (replies)
   Aug-10-17 Botvinnik vs MK V S S, 1982 (replies)
   Aug-04-17 Anand vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Aug-03-17 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2017 (replies)
   Aug-02-17 Vachier-Lagrave vs So, 2017 (replies)
   Aug-02-17 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
   Jul-31-17 Fischer vs H Berliner, 1962 (replies)
   Jul-29-17 Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 (replies)
   Apr-28-17 Mamedyarov vs Adams, 2017 (replies)
   Apr-21-17 Aronian vs Yifan Hou, 2017 (replies)
   Apr-15-17 Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (2017) (replies)
   Apr-04-17 So vs V Akobian, 2017 (replies)
   Apr-01-17 So vs Onischuk, 2017 (replies)
   Mar-29-17 So vs Shabalov, 2017 (replies)
   Jan-22-17 Taimanov vs V Mikenas, 1965 (replies)
   Jan-20-17 B Adhiban vs So, 2017 (replies)
   Nov-27-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
   Nov-24-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
   Nov-22-16 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
   Nov-20-16 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
   Nov-11-16 Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 (replies)
   Oct-24-16 Prince Dadian vs S Kostrovitsky, 1896 (replies)
   Oct-04-16 A Mastrovasilis vs A Marechal, 2011 (replies)
   Aug-13-16 Anand vs Topalov, 2016 (replies)
   Aug-13-16 So vs Caruana, 2016 (replies)
   Jul-24-16 Tal vs Kirjatsky, 1959 (replies)
   Jul-08-16 Breyer vs J Esser, 1917 (replies)
   Jun-23-16 Maroczy / Rollans vs Korchnoi, 1985 (replies)
   Jun-19-16 Lublin GM (2016) (replies)
   Apr-29-16 Topalov vs Kramnik, 2016 (replies)
   Apr-29-16 Carlsen vs Eljanov, 2016 (replies)
   Apr-28-16 Ultimate Blitz Challenge (2016) (replies)
   Apr-25-16 Vachier-Lagrave vs Carlsen, 2016 (replies)
   Apr-21-16 Carlsen vs N Grandelius, 2016 (replies)
   Apr-21-16 D Rivera vs J Hybl, 1965 (replies)
   Apr-19-16 Carlsen vs Harikrishna, 2016 (replies)
   Apr-07-16 O Chajes vs R B Estera, 1913 (replies)
   Mar-28-16 World Championship Candidates (2016) (replies)
   Mar-28-16 Karjakin vs Caruana, 2016 (replies)
   Mar-27-16 Caruana vs Svidler, 2016 (replies)
   Mar-26-16 Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 (replies)
   Mar-25-16 Caruana vs Aronian, 2016 (replies)
   Mar-14-16 Yifan Hou vs M Muzychuk, 2016 (replies)
   Feb-09-16 V Artemiev vs P Ponkratov, 2013 (replies)
   Jan-30-16 Caruana vs Van Wely, 2016 (replies)
   Jan-15-16 R Pogorelov vs A Andres Flores, 2006 (replies)
   Jan-08-16 J L Hammer vs Krasenkow, 2014 (replies)
   Dec-14-15 Fischer - Reshevsky (1961) (replies)
   Oct-28-15 H Melkumyan vs Li Chao, 2011 (replies)
   Oct-26-15 Louis Stumpers (replies)
   Oct-26-15 Team White vs Team Black, 2015 (replies)
   Oct-02-15 Svidler vs Karjakin, 2015 (replies)
   Sep-14-15 R Akesson vs J Rodgaard, 1982 (replies)
   Sep-10-15 Biographer Bistro (replies)
   Aug-23-15 Carlsen vs Topalov, 2015 (replies)
   Aug-21-15 Robert James Fischer (replies)
   Aug-11-15 F Vallejo Pons vs G van der Stricht, 2005 (replies)
   Aug-11-15 D Moody vs L L Smith, 1982 (replies)
   Aug-09-15 Wei Yi vs Bruzon Batista, 2015 (replies)
   Aug-05-15 British Championship (2015) (replies)
   Aug-04-15 China - Russia Challenge (2015) (replies)
   Aug-04-15 B Donaldson vs R A Dowden, 2001 (replies)
   Aug-01-15 K Junge vs C Kottnauer, 1942 (replies)
   Jul-21-15 Nigel Short (replies)
   Jul-15-15 L Javakhishvili vs R Edouard, 2015 (replies)
   Jul-05-15 Short vs Malisauskas, 1994 (replies)
   Jun-22-15 Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2015 (replies)
   Jun-19-15 V Malakhov vs G Sargissian, 2005 (replies)
   Jun-17-15 Chuprov vs A Polschikov, 2011 (replies)
   Jun-16-15 Carlsen vs Topalov, 2015 (replies)
   Jun-14-15 Nisipeanu vs Adams, 2007 (replies)
   Jun-13-15 Rapport vs T Rogers, 2014 (replies)
   Jun-08-15 Yagupov vs R Khusnullin, 1999 (replies)
   Jun-07-15 K Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 (replies)
   Jun-04-15 Euwe vs Sultan Khan, 1932 (replies)
   Jun-03-15 Nguyen Hoang Tuan vs Nguyen Xuan Quang, 2005 (replies)
   May-23-15 Knaak vs H Liebert, 1975 (replies)
   May-20-15 FIDE Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk (2015) (replies)
   May-20-15 Grischuk vs Caruana, 2015 (replies)
   May-11-15 Fressinet vs A Tari, 2015 (replies)
   Apr-25-15 Anand vs Mamedyarov, 2015 (replies)
   Apr-25-15 So vs Carlsen, 2015 (replies)
   Apr-25-15 MarkFinan chessforum (replies)
   Apr-25-15 Shirov vs Polgar, 1994 (replies)
   Apr-24-15 Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2015 (replies)
   Apr-19-15 So vs Adams, 2015 (replies)
   Apr-19-15 Alan Turing (replies)
   Apr-06-15 H E Myers vs D Poliakoff, 1955 (replies)
   Apr-04-15 E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1977 (replies)
   Apr-02-15 J Mieses vs J W Ohquist, 1895 (replies)
   Mar-28-15 Kuzubov vs A Brkic, 2015 (replies)
   Mar-16-15 T Spanton vs B Munguntuul, 2014 (replies)
   Mar-08-15 Alekhine - Bogoljubov World Championship Match (1929) (replies)
   Feb-21-15 J A Dill vs R Singh, 2008 (replies)
   Feb-06-15 A Das vs Yifan Hou, 2015 (replies)
   Jan-29-15 Mamedyarov vs Nyback, 2005 (replies)
   Jan-27-15 Fischer vs J Rubinstein, 1971
   Jan-21-15 I Theodorovich vs L Day, 1962 (replies)
   Jan-15-15 Ding Liren vs Ivanchuk, 2015 (replies)
   Jan-15-15 The Caissars chessforum (replies)
   Jan-11-15 zanzibar chessforum (replies)
   Dec-12-14 Albert Einstein (replies)
   Dec-10-14 The World vs Naiditsch, 2014 (replies)
   Dec-06-14 Kasparov vs Anand, 1991 (replies)
   Nov-23-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-23-14 Carlsen - Anand World Championship Match (2014) (replies)
   Nov-21-14 M Gluzman vs Bareev, 2001 (replies)
   Nov-21-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-20-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-17-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-15-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-12-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-11-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-09-14 Petrosian Memorial (2014) (replies)
   Nov-09-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-08-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
   Nov-03-14 Kasparov vs Short, 1986 (replies)
   Nov-02-14 D Andreikin vs Giri, 2014 (replies)
   Oct-29-14 Nakamura vs Radjabov, 2014 (replies)
   Oct-29-14 T Schmehl vs A Simonov, 2004 (replies)
   Oct-26-14 Jakovenko vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 (replies)
   Oct-23-14 Polgar vs Anand, 2009 (replies)
   Oct-11-14 Isle of Man Masters (2014) (replies)
   Oct-02-14 Gelfand vs D Andreikin, 2014 (replies)
   Oct-02-14 Karjakin vs Caruana, 2014 (replies)
   Sep-29-14 I Bilek vs J Szily, 1954 (replies)
   Sep-05-14 Caruana vs Nakamura, 2014 (replies)
   Sep-04-14 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
   Aug-30-14 Caruana vs Aronian, 2014 (replies)
   Aug-29-14 Sinquefield Cup (2014) (replies)
   Aug-28-14 Caruana vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 (replies)
   Aug-27-14 Vachier-Lagrave vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
   Aug-15-14 Judit Polgar (replies)
   Aug-12-14 K Gulamali vs M Sana, 2014 (replies)
   Aug-11-14 D Maric vs J Schmehl, 2004 (replies)
   Aug-09-14 Genrikh Kasparian (replies)
   Aug-08-14 E Maggiolo vs D Suarez, 1994 (replies)
   Aug-02-14 Tromso Olympiad (2014) (replies)
   Jul-21-14 Dortmund Sparkassen (2014) (replies)
   Jul-17-14 Wang Yue vs Karjakin, 2013 (replies)
   Jul-12-14 G Chandler vs R Kynoch, 1981 (replies)
   Jul-07-14 G Mazzoni vs J Minaya, 1964 (replies)
   Jun-30-14 K Kirby vs J F Olivera, 1964 (replies)
   Jun-26-14 Garry Kasparov (replies)
   Jun-24-14 K G Shirazi vs Soltis, 1979
   Jun-20-14 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
   Jun-20-14 P Nikolic vs N Grandelius, 2013 (replies)
   Jun-19-14 Hort vs R Byrne, 1962 (replies)
   Jun-12-14 Caruana vs Karjakin, 2014 (replies)
   Jun-10-14 Giri vs Karjakin, 2014 (replies)
   Jun-10-14 Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2014 (replies)
   Jun-09-14 Topalov vs Kramnik, 2014 (replies)
   Jun-04-14 Keres vs Spassky, 1955 (replies)
   Jun-03-14 Caruana vs Svidler, 2014 (replies)
   Jun-02-14 0 (replies)
   May-31-14 M G Isakov vs S Ramanujam, 2014 (replies)
   May-26-14 L Gutman vs T Taylor, 1984 (replies)
   May-23-14 Anatoly Karpov (replies)
   May-22-14 Nodirbek Abdusattorov (replies)
   May-14-14 US Championship (2014) (replies)
   May-10-14 Kingdom of Norway (replies)
   May-10-14 Norway vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
   May-02-14 Fischerandom Chess (replies)
   May-02-14 Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914 (replies)
   Apr-23-14 Reshevsky - Najdorf (1952) (replies)
   Apr-21-14 Alatortsev vs Koblents, 1945 (replies)
   Apr-07-14 Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 (replies)
   Apr-06-14 Captain Evans vs Horwitz, 1843 (replies)
   Apr-01-14 Fischer - Spassky (1992) (replies)
   Mar-29-14 World Championship Candidates (2014) (replies)
   Mar-27-14 Kamsky vs Anand, 1994 (replies)
   Mar-17-14 Anand vs Kramnik, 2014 (replies)
   Feb-15-14 Tkachiev vs Ivanchuk, 2009
   Feb-08-14 S Hwang vs Annie Weiss, 1999 (replies)
   Feb-04-14 Zurich Chess Challenge (Rapid) (2014) (replies)
   Feb-02-14 Oll vs Barsov, 1986 (replies)
   Jan-30-14 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2014 (replies)
   Jan-23-14 Dominguez Perez vs So, 2014 (replies)
   Jan-10-14 Grigor Minchev (replies)
   Dec-07-13 Vladimir Akopian (replies)
   Nov-26-13 S Williams vs The World, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-22-13 Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-21-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-19-13 Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-16-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-15-13 Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-15-13 RubinSteinitz chessforum (replies)
   Nov-13-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-12-13 Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-12-13 S Tatai vs G Mazzoni, 1963 (replies)
   Nov-11-13 Anand - Carlsen World Championship Match (2013) (replies)
   Nov-10-13 Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-09-13 Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 (replies)
   Nov-08-13 Tseitlin vs A Krutiansky, 1971 (replies)
   Nov-04-13 K Plater vs Sliwa, 1963 (replies)
   Oct-30-13 R Nezhmetdinov vs Lengyel, 1963 (replies)
   Oct-04-13 Borin Topic (replies)
   Sep-28-13 Fressinet vs Gelfand, 2013 (replies)
   Sep-27-13 M Bartel vs T Markowski, 2012 (replies)
   Sep-13-13 Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
   Sep-12-13 Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1913 (replies)
   Sep-11-13 R Garcia vs E Figueroa, 1963 (replies)
   Sep-09-13 Carlsen vs Kamsky, 2013 (replies)
   Sep-05-13 The Turk (Automaton) (replies)
   Aug-27-13 Kramnik vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2013 (replies)
   Aug-17-13 Aronian vs Tomashevsky, 2013 (replies)
   Aug-12-13 S Williams vs Hebden, 2006 (replies)
   Aug-06-13 K Skold vs K Arnstam, 1963 (replies)
   Aug-05-13 Borislav Ivanov (replies)
   Aug-03-13 Wolff vs J Leon, 2013 (replies)
   Jul-31-13 Spassky vs J Marsalek, 1960 (replies)
   Jul-28-13 Marshall vs E McCormick, 1938 (replies)
   Jul-25-13 J C Moore vs M J Read, 1981 (replies)
   Jul-22-13 Tiggler chessforum (replies)
   Jul-19-13 G Burgess vs N Katishonok, 1989 (replies)
   Jul-02-13 Sam Sloan (replies)
   Jun-25-13 E Hugolf vs C Purdy, 1956 (replies)
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Sneaky's Shanty

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Aug-21-17
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  thegoodanarchist: As far as I know, you are the active user who has been around cg.com the longest.

Sneaky
Member since Jan-19-02 (a year and a half more than me!)

Who else?

Sep-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sneaky: In the early days I remember Honza Cervenka, refutor, Knight13, GWGriffiths, pawntificator.

Lots of people I can't recall, of course. If you cruise the first few hundred pages of the café you can see them. (Way back then, people actually discussed chess there!)

Sep-14-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Joshka: Hey Sneaky good to see Irma gave you favor in her wrath!?
Sep-15-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sneaky: Hi Joshka! I only lost power for a day.
Dec-30-17
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  ketchuplover: Wishing ye an overtly suchessful 2018 :)
Jun-13-18
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  ketchuplover: Hope you're not too hot or cold young man :)
Jun-15-18
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  Sneaky: Thanks Ketchup! The cold days are gone for a while down here...
Jun-23-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: <Sneaky: In the early days I remember Honza Cervenka, refutor, Knight13, GWGriffiths, pawntificator.

Lots of people I can't recall, of course. If you cruise the first few hundred pages of the café you can see them. (Way back then, people actually discussed chess there!)>

I know <pawntificator> IRL, from the upstate NY chess scene. We're friends, although I haven't seen him FTF in a long time because he hasn't lived in NY for many years.

He is a very good human being. Can't ask for a better person than him.

Jul-30-18  posoo: Da old posoo is CRUSHED if da sounds are true.
Jul-30-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Hi <Sneaky>. Hope all is well with you. Sorry to hear of the loss of your long time friend, Daniel Freeman.

Though I'm hearing that <you> may be Daniel Freeman himself. That's, unexpected.

Jul-30-18  posoo: i bet u dat da "cuban mastor" in da storey above is actuly ALBERTO ARTODILLO, making dis all da more puignant.
Jul-30-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  Check It Out: Say it isn't so, one of my favorite kibitzers on this site.
Jul-30-18
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  thegoodanarchist: <posoo: i bet u dat da "cuban mastor" in da storey above is actuly ALBERTO ARTODILLO, making dis all da more puignant.>

Then it would all make sense.

Tragic loss for cg.com and everyone in our community

Jul-30-18
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  WannaBe: Adios my friend. I will miss you. Did not know. When I awarded the first Life Time Award to you in 2009 who you really were/are.

Now I know. You, little Sneaky, you. =))

Jul-30-18
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  technical draw: .ברוך שם כבוד מלכותו לעולם ועד
Aug-05-18
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  thegoodanarchist: Daniel Freeman (kibitz #557)
Aug-20-18
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  cu8sfan: <thegoodanarchist: <Sneaky: In the early days I remember Honza Cervenka, refutor, Knight13, GWGriffiths, pawntificator. Lots of people I can't recall, of course. If you cruise the first few hundred pages of the café you can see them. (Way back then, people actually discussed chess there!)>>

Ah, we had fun back then! (^_^) Suddenly I'm being very nostalgic.

Aug-27-18  morfishine: Wait hold it, <Sneaky> continues to play the bookie game

Who's who? and whats what?

Aug-28-18  TheFocus: <morfishine: Wait hold it, <Sneaky> continues to play the bookie game Who's who? and whats what?>

Not necessarily playing, unless it can be seen by the Bookie or Admins that bets are being made. It might be that he had outstanding loans and his amount decreases daily.

So is his total being affected by making bets or by paying interest?

Aug-29-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  harrylime: Play me on Lichess.

I'm Harrylime64 on there.

Aug-29-18  zanzibar: <<morfishine>: Wait hold it, <Sneaky> continues to play the bookie game Who's who? and whats what?<<>>>

A bit more follow-up on this:

Daniel Freeman (kibitz #1261)

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Mar-02-19  jith1207: Sneaky has left his Shanty, hopefully he's enjoying his Shandy.
Mar-05-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: He was never really here :)
Apr-02-20  posoo: helo to da oldest and KENEST chapunto around da house! ALL BLESINGS to da memury of da graet one.
Aug-30-21  login:

Sneaky chessforum (kibitz #1473)

'.. cuban mastor [aka the park champ] ..'

What about Nirio Basallo a Miami resident who participated in the final of the Cuban Championship in 1954?


Unrelated

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