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Member since Oct-05-07 · Last seen May-21-22
I introduced chess to Spain in the ninth century, and from there it spread to most of Europe.
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   Ziryab has kibitzed 142 times to chessgames   [less...]
   May-04-22 Saemisch vs Spielmann, 1922 (replies)
Ziryab: The position after 38.Rxg4 appears in Reuben Fine, Basic Chess Endings without a diagram. Is there anything to learn from such a position?
   Apr-28-22 Hebden vs D A Wood, 1994
Ziryab: 47…g6 also draws, although it presents more challenges for Black than after 47…Kg6.
   Apr-27-22 Capablanca vs Yates, 1930
Ziryab: Dvoretsky mentions analysis by Kopaev. Where can I find this analysis?
   Mar-31-22 Domenico
Ziryab: Giovanni Domenico may have preceded Alessandro Salvio with the classic bishop sacrifice on h7. A game fragment with Bxh7+ is credited to him in the Doazan MS (a manuscript that has been lost, but which was copied in part by von der Lasa and others in the nineteenth century).
   Mar-29-22 Alessandro Salvio
Ziryab: Greco’s famous sacrifice first appears not in Greco’s writings, but in Salvio’s 1604 book.
   Feb-26-22 Tal vs Timman, 1988
Ziryab: What is wrong with 17…Rc8 instead of 17…a5?
   Feb-18-22 Stoltz vs Kashdan, 1928
Ziryab: The position after 28.axb3 appears in Ludek Pachman, Modern Chess Strategy (25) as an example of the superiority of the bishop. [DIAGRAM] Playing this with Stockfish, I'm not convinced that Black's advantage is clearly winning.
   Feb-01-22 Flohr vs Petrosian, 1950
Ziryab: When you see a two digit number after a title, do you assume it is a typo? See <Chicago Manual of Style>.
   Feb-01-22 Tarrasch vs Teichmann, 1912 (replies)
Ziryab: Pachman, trans. Russell (17); Stean (79-81). In the other thread, I gave the page number and you complained anyway.
   Jan-24-22 Raymond Keene (replies)
Ziryab: Some folks on Facebook provoked my interest in Keene’s “Becoming a Grandmaster” (1977), which had been gathering dust on my bookshelves. I read all the prose and am now going through the games. It is a tremendously entertaining book.
   Oct-26-21 Polerio vs NN, 1581
   Oct-24-21 Giulio Cesare Polerio
   Oct-24-21 Polerio vs Busnardo, 1590
   Oct-22-21 Greco vs NN, 1624
   Oct-22-21 Jean Defuse chessforum (replies)
   Oct-19-21 Krasenkow vs J L Hammer, 2016
   Oct-18-21 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Oct-18-21 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Oct-07-21 Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1905
   Sep-16-21 D Yuffa vs R R Laxman, 2019
   Sep-16-21 Ponomariov vs Bareev, 2005 (replies)
   Sep-04-21 Prins vs Euwe, 1946
   May-25-21 Capablanca vs R Raubitschek, 1906 (replies)
   Apr-28-21 Capablanca vs Rubinstein, 1928
   Apr-03-21 Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921
   Apr-01-21 Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921 (replies)
   Mar-24-21 J Moeller vs NN, 1898
   Mar-11-21 Mayet vs Anderssen, 1851
   Mar-05-21 San Sebastian (1911) (replies)
   Feb-14-21 Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921 (replies)
   Feb-14-21 Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921
   Jan-05-21 Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986
   Dec-15-20 Rubinstein vs E Heilmann, 1905
   Aug-28-20 Saint-Amant vs Staunton, 1843
   Aug-23-20 Botvinnik vs M Muchin, 1926 (replies)
   Aug-22-20 Botvinnik vs M Szebarszin, 1926 (replies)
   Jul-20-20 Gunsberg vs Chigorin, 1890
   Jul-16-20 Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1879
   Jul-01-20 Polerio vs Lorenzo, 1580 (replies)
   Jul-01-20 Biographer Bistro (replies)
   Jun-25-20 B Winkelman vs G N Treysman, 1936 (replies)
   Jun-24-20 NN vs Greco, 1620 (replies)
   Jun-24-20 C Bloodgood vs K Amirjahed, 1959
   Jun-22-20 Greco vs NN, 1623
   Jun-22-20 NN vs Greco, 1620
   Jun-19-20 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Jun-18-20 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Jun-18-20 Edward Winter (replies)
   Jun-17-20 Gligoric vs R Hartoch, 1971 (replies)
   Jun-14-20 T Shumiakina vs M Litynska, 1997
   Jun-12-20 Gioachino Greco (replies)
   Jun-12-20 Carlsen vs Aronian, 2020 (replies)
   Jun-11-20 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Jun-11-20 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Jun-10-20 Greco vs NN, 1620
   Jun-09-20 NN vs Greco, 1620 (replies)
   Jul-05-19 H Gifford vs T C ter Haar, 1873
   Jun-30-19 Korchnoi vs D Keller, 1984
   Jun-30-19 Steinitz vs A Sellman, 1885
   Jun-28-19 Steinitz vs A C Vazquez, 1888
   Jun-27-19 Dreev vs S Arkhipov, 1992
   Mar-30-19 Eliskases vs Gruenfeld, 1933 (replies)
   Mar-21-19 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Feb-24-19 Morphy vs C Golmayo, 1864 (replies)
   Dec-30-18 McShane vs D Flores, 2018
   Dec-25-18 Breyer vs Z von Balla, 1912 (replies)
   Aug-21-18 H Silbermann vs Honich, 1930 (replies)
   Feb-09-17 A Sarana vs K Georgiev, 2015
   Feb-08-17 Seirawan vs Timman, 1990 (replies)
   Jan-26-17 Wemmers vs Paulsen, 1880
   Jun-28-16 Janosevic vs I Bilek, 1966 (replies)
   Jan-27-16 Fischer vs F Olafsson, 1966 (replies)
   Jan-15-16 Konstantinopolsky vs Frank, 1935 (replies)
   Nov-17-15 J Arnason vs Petrosian, 1983
   Oct-31-15 Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1896 (replies)
   Apr-10-15 H Delaire vs NN, 1901
   Apr-05-15 Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 (replies)
   Apr-01-15 Anderssen vs Steinitz, 1862 (replies)
   Mar-18-15 V Gashimov vs Dominguez Perez, 2010
   Feb-27-15 A M Botsari vs Polgar, 2011
   Jan-08-15 Szen vs Anderssen, 1851
   Jan-06-15 J Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 (replies)
   Dec-30-14 Adams vs Dreev, 1996
   Dec-29-14 Anderssen vs Staunton, 1851 (replies)
   Dec-17-14 Anderssen vs Staunton, 1851 (replies)
   Nov-13-14 I Sokolov vs Bologan, 2002 (replies)
   Nov-11-14 Aronian vs Adams, 2013
   Jun-11-14 Anderssen vs Von der Lasa, 1851
   Apr-08-14 Ragozin vs N Krylenko, 1926 (replies)
   Mar-16-14 J Cazenove vs NN, 1819
   Feb-19-14 Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1866 (replies)
   Feb-12-14 Teichmann vs Pillsbury, 1895 (replies)
   Feb-12-14 Maroczy vs Charousek, 1895
   Dec-20-13 Tarrasch vs Schlechter, 1902
   Aug-19-13 B Socko vs Lautier, 2001 (replies)
   Aug-08-13 D Sprenkle vs O Chernin, 1977
   Aug-08-13 F Rhine vs D Sprenkle, 1981 (replies)
   Aug-02-13 Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1897 (replies)
   Aug-02-13 F Peralta vs D Flores, 2009
   Aug-01-13 J Esser vs R J Loman, 1903
   Jul-28-13 Yifan Hou vs Hiba Omrani, 2004 (replies)
   Mar-22-12 Greco vs NN, 1620 (replies)
   Mar-16-12 Gypsy chessforum (replies)
   Oct-08-07 H Wolf vs Tarrasch, 1923 (replies)
   Oct-08-07 A Fritz vs J Minckwitz, 1880
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