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   gambler has kibitzed 36 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-25-14 J O Fries-Nielsen vs Svidler, 1992 (replies)
gambler: for example: 15. Nxc5 Qh4 16. h3 d6 and black should be winning back the piece with a better position
   Feb-17-13 Huebner vs T Luther, 2002 (replies)
gambler: The position seem sabsolutely winning for black. My first idea was Re8 setting up a mating net. Black can also defend agaisnt counter-attacks, so in theory we have the time. However, there might be something quicker and more accurate, time to calculate... lets see.
   Feb-13-13 W Schmidt vs Jansa, 1983 (replies)
gambler: First one should evaluate the position: Huge positional advantage for white. The pawn on d6 paralyzes black's defence. So I guess many good moves here. Strategically, Playing on the open e file is not a good idea since this would solve many of blacks problems regarding the ...
   Feb-10-13 K Mulder van Leens Dijkstra vs J Penrose, 1981 (replies)
gambler: @SBB: To me, 29. ...Bxf3 30. Rxf3 Rd1+ 31. Kf2 was the critical line. The others are fairly quickly calculated... So I dug deep here. To be honest I could not see a clear win, but my gut fealing told me, that after 31. ...Qh4+ 32. Rg3 Qxh2 Black should have enough compensation for
   Jan-20-13 Tata Steel Group A (2013) (replies)
gambler: Sir Ruthless: I am an amateur player and calculate 4-5 moves ahead in most occasions. I think 5-10 is standard for a GM, maybe even more. Remember, Capablanca said in endgames he calculates 25 moves ahead.
   Jan-14-13 Aronian vs Carlsen, 2013 (replies)
gambler: You got it!
   Dec-23-12 Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987 (replies)
gambler: actually Ne1 is a quit interesting move. Ng5 often runs into trouble: After Bx3 and recapture, black can either play against the doubled pawns, or can even play a pawn sacrifice (e3) leaving white with doubled isolated pawns and a temporarily bad placed bishop/knight. So Ne1 is ...
   Oct-22-12 J Rowson vs A Ledger, 1995 (replies)
gambler: Pretty much any move in this position wins.
   Aug-22-12 Alburt vs Kasparov, 1978 (replies)
gambler: This is not so much a tactical puzzle but some sort of end-game technique trainer. Once you got the zugzwang pattern down, it is actually pretty simple.
   Aug-17-12 Karjakin vs E Alekseev, 2007 (replies)
gambler: Wow, that was surprisingly easy... Qf6 threatens mate in one and there is only the ...Qxe5 defense. I even think it is not important to play the Knight first. While this is a superior move, playing Qf6 should straight out win a rook.
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