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chocobonbon
Member since Apr-27-04 · Last seen Oct-19-20
Over the hill C-player with usual historical favorites with bias towards the attacking genuis, but the blend of Rubinstein, Lasker, Capablanca, Alekhine and Fischer is irresistible.
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   chocobonbon has kibitzed 99 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Jan-29-09 Frank Marshall (replies)
 
chocobonbon: I've made this point before: In "Combinations, the Heart of Chess" Chernev quoted Fine as saying "I've never met anyone, not even Alekhine, who had a keener eye for the purely combinative in chess." I submit that "purely combinative" is not synonymous with "tactics". Tactics is ...
 
   Jan-17-09 G Barcza vs Keres, 1957
 
chocobonbon: {41. ...Kh5; 42.Qh7+, Kg4; 43.h3+, Kxg3; 44.Qd3+,♕e3; 45.♕xe3+, ♔h4; 45.♖h7# A Keres-like finish by Barcza, the second of two wins against Keres in the database - played on successive days in Tallinn. But why 39. ...Kh7 letting the Rook penetrate ? Time ...
 
   Jan-16-09 Alekhine vs G Barcza, 1942 (replies)
 
chocobonbon: In the note to Whites's 18th I think ♕a1 must have been meant as e1 is occupied.
 
   Jan-15-09 Tal vs M Mukhin, 1972 (replies)
 
chocobonbon: Interesting how many of Tal's games end after the opponent's last move.
 
   Jan-15-09 G Barcza vs Tal, 1971 (replies)
 
chocobonbon: Not in _My Life and Games_? For nearly anyone else this would be their "Immortal Game" but, truth be told IMHO, all Tal's great combinations are immortal. Thank you, chessgames.com.
 
   Jan-14-09 Carlsen vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
 
chocobonbon: "If" is a big word.
 
   Jan-13-09 Colle vs V Soultanbeieff, 1930 (replies)
 
chocobonbon: <Alimatok> Don't forget the Black Queen at c7. Chancho looks better & better.
 
   Jan-12-09 Tal vs J I Zilber, 1949 (replies)
 
chocobonbon: <Ilikefruits> I played online briefly a few years ago but it wasn't Yahoo. Don't recall my handle but it wasn't Chocobonbon although equally silly. On the site you chose the desired level of competition. I caught a few ringers and rang off. Then I discovered Chessgames.com
 
   Dec-29-08 Tal vs E Nievergelt, 1959 (replies)
 
chocobonbon: <who> What more can you ask of sacs than that the opponent has to keep giving back material with the continuing consequence that your position improves & results in Checkmate? It's like a Capablanca game vs. a minor Master with a dose of the Tal whimsy. Doesn't get much ...
 
   Dec-27-08 Tal vs Karpov, 1987 (replies)
 
chocobonbon: I apologize for harping on this game but it is an extraordinary game. After checking the earlier posts I see that <Honza Cervenka> had suggested Nf6! on move 22!! I think that is a stupendous shot & as far as I can see, no one ever commented on it. Hats off to you, Honza ...
 
   Dec-20-08 Steinitz vs Winawer, 1882 (replies)
   Dec-09-08 Kasparian vs Keres, 1947 (replies)
   Dec-06-08 Pillsbury vs Blackburne, 1898
   Dec-02-08 Anand vs Oll, 1999 (replies)
   Nov-28-08 Schlechter vs Nimzowitsch, 1907 (replies)
   Nov-19-08 H Lehmann vs Spassky, 1957 (replies)
   Nov-19-08 Spassky vs Gurgenidze, 1957 (replies)
   Nov-19-08 Spassky vs J Kozma, 1955 (replies)
   Nov-18-08 Y Gusev vs Spassky, 1951 (replies)
   Nov-18-08 Y Gusev vs Tal, 1991 (replies)
   Nov-13-08 Capablanca vs Rubinstein, 1928 (replies)
   Nov-12-08 Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1911 (replies)
   Nov-04-08 Pillsbury vs Swiderski, 1902 (replies)
   Oct-31-08 Smyslov vs Veresov, 1940 (replies)
   Oct-31-08 Lobron vs Van Wely, 1996 (replies)
   Oct-20-08 Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 (replies)
   Oct-19-08 K Rosenkrantz vs Alekhine, 1909 (replies)
   Oct-16-08 Spielmann vs Alekhine, 1927 (replies)
   Oct-15-08 Alekhine vs Eliskases, 1939 (replies)
   Oct-15-08 Alekhine vs Pachman, 1943 (replies)
   Oct-14-08 Wang Yue vs I Hakki, 2006
   Sep-23-08 S Estremera Panos vs P San Segundo Carrillo, 2002
   Sep-22-08 A Staehelin vs J Rejfir, 1935
   Sep-22-08 Josef Rejfir (replies)
   Sep-21-08 K Urbanec vs J Rejfir, 1955
   Sep-21-08 J Rejfir vs Foltys, 1935 (replies)
   Sep-17-08 Bronstein vs W Winter, 1946 (replies)
   Sep-12-08 Viswanathan Anand (replies)
   Sep-12-08 Chandler vs P Paris, 1976 (replies)
   Sep-02-08 Morphy vs C Stanley, 1857 (replies)
   Sep-01-08 Yu Shaoteng vs Wang Yue, 2006
   Aug-28-08 Von der Lasa vs H Caro, 1890
   Aug-27-08 Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1872 (replies)
   Aug-25-08 Steinitz vs Zukertort, 1872 (replies)
   Aug-25-08 Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1872 (replies)
   Aug-24-08 Lasker vs A W Schofield, 1892 (replies)
   Aug-21-08 Lasker vs L L Labatt, 1893 (replies)
   Aug-21-08 Lasker vs R W Raymond, 1892 (replies)
   Aug-19-08 Capablanca vs R Illa, 1911 (replies)
   Aug-18-08 Paul Morphy (replies)
   Aug-17-08 A W Fox vs Lasker, 1904 (replies)
   Aug-17-08 Lasker vs J Mortimer, 1900 (replies)
   Aug-17-08 Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 (replies)
   Aug-17-08 D M Martinez vs Lasker, 1892 (replies)
   Aug-15-08 R Nezhmetdinov vs V A Vasiliev, 1949
   Aug-02-08 Kasparov vs S Thomson, 2003 (replies)
   Jul-29-08 B Tot vs L Asztalos, 1938 (replies)
   Jul-29-08 L Asztalos vs Stoltz, 1931 (replies)
   Jul-29-08 J Mieses vs L Asztalos, 1918 (replies)
   Jul-26-08 Browne vs Bisguier, 1974 (replies)
   Jul-26-08 Miles vs Browne, 1982 (replies)
   Jul-16-08 Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 (replies)
   Jun-22-08 Pillsbury vs Albin, 1896 (replies)
   Jun-21-08 J Pap vs Charousek, 1896
   Jun-16-08 Charousek vs G Makovetz, 1895
   Jul-22-07 Rudolf Spielmann (replies)
   Jun-21-07 G Crown vs R L Johnson, 1946 (replies)
   May-01-07 Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1967 (replies)
   Apr-24-07 Alekhine vs Pomar Salamanca, 1945 (replies)
   Apr-11-07 M Walter vs Lasker, 1923 (replies)
   Apr-07-07 J Horvath vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 (replies)
   Apr-01-07 J Vesely vs Jansa, 1960
   Apr-01-07 Jansa vs J Kozma, 1960 (replies)
   Apr-01-07 M Herink vs Jansa, 1959 (replies)
   Mar-24-07 Filip vs T Sakellaropoulos, 1958
   Mar-23-07 Steinitz vs Schlechter, 1897 (replies)
   Mar-21-07 D Dengler vs Elsa Wei Chung Yueh, 2006
   Mar-21-07 D Dengler vs H Olschok, 2000 (replies)
   Mar-21-07 Steinitz vs Paulsen, 1870 (replies)
   Jul-21-04 Alekhine vs K Richter, 1942 (replies)
   Jul-20-04 Pillsbury vs Janowski, 1900 (replies)
   Jul-13-04 Kasimdzhanov vs Adams, 2004 (replies)
   Jun-16-04 Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 (replies)
   Jun-06-04 D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 (replies)
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