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   alayo has kibitzed 39 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-17-14 Anand vs Kramnik, 2014 (replies)
alayo: I am not impressed with unsound sacrifices that end up with perpetual checks when they fail to work. For club players, that's OK. But for world championship contenders, it's not good enough.
   Mar-02-12 M Shereshevsky vs Kupreichik, 1976 (replies)
alayo: The joke is on - they should have held off for just one more month and made this the puzzle on April 1!!!
   Feb-24-12 Morozevich vs Fridman, 2012 (replies)
alayo: I may be getting too old. I the olden days, chess commentary used to be a debate of ideas by human chess players with varying levels of understanding or proficiency of the game. Nowadays, most of the commentary is coming from people interpreting results of their computer ...
   Aug-09-11 Kramnik vs A Timofeev, 2011 (replies)
alayo: He lost to Svidler, not to Morozevich.
   Jun-25-11 G Young vs W Harper, 2011 (replies)
alayo: What's wrong with 17......Rg8?
   Feb-10-11 O Adu vs P Chan, 2006 (replies)
alayo: d3 against the Sicilian is a well known opening system...Kings Indian Attack. A good strategy if you want to avoid too much theory in the Sicilian. It is by no means a weak move, because it defers the conflict till later in the game when all the pieces are developed.
   Oct-23-10 Z Franco Ocampos vs A Safranska, 2000 (replies)
alayo: 38...Nxg4! maintains a winning position for black.
   Aug-31-10 M Narciso Dublan vs Kryvoruchko, 2008 (replies)
alayo: 80...Qxf4+? 81.g4!
   Nov-02-09 Euwe vs Wiersma, 1920 (replies)
alayo: I appreciate the responses to my comment and I understand the different view points. I think it boils down to the different reasons for posting. If one took the view point of using the puzzles as a learning aid, as opposed to a competition as to who posted first or who was the first ...
   Sep-14-09 P Limbos vs Klausner, 1929 (replies)
alayo: 14.Re7 1-0
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