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Member since Feb-21-10 · Last seen Mar-11-20
CA - I teach Geometry and AP Stats at the high school level. I stopped playing chess online a while back and decided to let Rybka kick my tail around the board. According to Rybka I'm 1420 on my best day and embarrassing most other days. I'm a big fan of:

The Scandinavian
2-Proportion hypothesis testing
Sacrifices I would NEVER see
Chicago Bears
Oakland Athletics
Actually playing chess over a live board.

   eykca has kibitzed 48 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Mar-03-18 K Treybal vs F Kafka, 1921 (replies)
eykca: The Metamorphosis is a bit overrated, *ducks* read The Trial instead... his greatest work in my ridiculously silly opinion.
   Feb-23-18 A Korobov vs Bologan, 2018 (replies)
eykca: Beautiful. Games like this are like that one sweet swing on the 3rd hole of 18 that makes you go back the next time. This damn game is infuriating and addicting. PS. the ol' Lichess didn't go well tonight...
   Jan-27-18 S Volkov vs Svidler, 2017 (replies)
eykca: Holy #$*#, what a game.. didn't understand any of the moves, but I don't understand how Hemingway writes w/o 50 cent words or how Bach sets the notes, doesn't exclude me from enjoying it... wow...
   Jan-21-18 J L Jacobsen vs W Crane, 1897 (replies)
eykca: Ready for a super helpful comment... Everything from 17 to 23 was so beautiful... reminded me why I frustrate myself on lichess for an hour or 2 each night.. jeez.
   Dec-14-17 M Fogg vs K Lundback, 2011 (replies)
eykca: <Delboy> what an odd thing to take offense to... lol
   Nov-18-17 C Li vs J C Sadorra, 2007 (replies)
eykca: wonderful play, I kept counting material (like a patz) and every time I did, I worried for white (like a patz) great game.
   Oct-25-17 Anand vs Svidler, 2017 (replies)
eykca: The avalanche of pawns is on...
   Oct-16-17 Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 (replies)
eykca: <"You can see the hand of a master".> A borrowed line from when Leibniz challenged his contemporaries to solve a difficult math problem. Legend has it, Newton came home from his farm one day to find the problem in his mailbox. He solved it that evening and submitted it ...
   Sep-02-17 Marshall vs Chigorin, 1905 (replies)
eykca: Incredible...
   Aug-18-17 R Zile vs Nyberg, 1984 (replies)
eykca: Correct me if I'm wrong, but <Phony Benoni's> last post sounds like it was posted after 1.5 glasses of Merlot.
   Jul-13-17 F Crowl vs C Purdy, 1936 (replies)
   Jul-06-17 Lautier vs Shirov, 1990 (replies)
   Jun-28-17 Salov vs Smyslov, 1988 (replies)
   Jun-27-17 Korchnoi vs Simagin, 1960 (replies)
   May-01-17 Alekhine vs NN, 1911 (replies)
   Apr-28-17 Short vs Polgar, 1994 (replies)
   Apr-07-17 Bisguier vs J Sherwin, 1954 (replies)
   Apr-05-17 Peter Svidler (replies)
   Apr-03-17 T Gareyev vs J D Smith, 2016
   Apr-03-17 V Akobian vs Naroditsky, 2017 (replies)
   Mar-27-17 D Laylo vs Navara, 2009 (replies)
   Mar-24-17 Kramnik vs Svidler, 1992
   Mar-24-17 V Kutsankov vs Z Daleczko, 2007 (replies)
   Mar-19-17 F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 (replies)
   Mar-11-17 Noteboom vs S van Mindeno, 1927 (replies)
   Mar-10-17 M Matlakov vs R Hasangatin, 2013 (replies)
   Mar-04-17 Ribli vs Yusupov, 2002 (replies)
   Mar-20-11 S Mauritsson vs N Djukic, 2011
   Feb-13-11 Shamkovich vs M Zlotnikov, 1982
   Feb-11-11 G Zaichik vs Vladimirov, 1975
   Feb-11-11 N Kosintseva vs E Berg, 2007 (replies)
   Feb-09-11 Lasker vs H W Trenchard, 1890 (replies)
   Feb-02-11 Z Deur Saric vs S Jablonska, 2010
   Feb-02-11 I Odesskij vs P Skacelik, 2001 (replies)
   Jan-31-11 Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1962 (replies)
   Jan-31-11 T H Piper vs F S Ensor, 1883 (replies)
   Jan-22-11 E Winslow vs K Shirazi, 1981 (replies)
   Nov-04-10 J Thompson vs C Mead, 1857 (replies)
   Oct-28-10 Keene vs Robatsch, 1971 (replies)
   Sep-28-10 R Gibbons vs T Tanoi, 2010 (replies)
   Aug-31-10 Stockfish vs Rybka, 2009 (replies)
   Aug-22-10 T T Hoang vs W Paschall, 2005 (replies)
   Aug-10-10 K Helling vs Saemisch, 1928
   Aug-07-10 David Turner vs A Higgs, 2010 (replies)
   Jun-28-10 Unzicker vs F Krautheim, 1946
   May-04-10 J Sjostrand vs P Bjarnehag, 2007
   Apr-23-10 E Nievergelt vs H Johner, 1955 (replies)
   Mar-16-10 G Hardman vs N Hughes, 1991 (replies)
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