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   ghardy1988 has kibitzed 6 times to chessgames  
   Feb-19-19 Blackburne vs L Van Vliet, 1893
ghardy1988: According to Tartakower and Du Mont's Master Games, this is probably a consulting game, played by Blackburne v. Van Vliet and Manlove.
   May-23-14 Liu Wenzhe vs Krogius, 1965
ghardy1988: I agree Krogius underestimated his opponent, but it was most natural for him to do so. This game was played in 1965, the first few years of Chinese cultural revolution, which almost destroyed everything to do with culture. In the later and worse years, ordinary people playing ...
   May-23-14 J Xie vs Chiburdanidze, 1991
ghardy1988: In a chess textbook, the Elements of Chess (Guoji Xiangqi Rumen), written by a chinese coach, this game was analyzed and praised as an example for marvelous planning. Also it is said by Mr Xu, the same writer of the book, that15 b2-b4 is a Theoretical Novelty, found by Xie's ...
   Dec-17-12 Capablanca vs E S Bensinger, 1929 (replies)
ghardy1988: Perhaps it's too fearful to play a human endgame machine like Capa with one pawn down
   Dec-14-12 Capablanca vs O Chajes, 1918 (replies)
ghardy1988: The interest of this game centres mainly on the opening and on the march of the White King during the final stage of the game. It is an instance of the King becoming a fighting piece, even while the Queens are still on the board. - Capablanca
   Sep-25-12 Bronstein vs A Khasin, 1957 (replies)
ghardy1988: Neil McDonald says in his chess planning book: "Bronstein replied to the effect that Khasin had a weak nervous system, so he, Bronstein, had decided to sac the pawn straightaway with 25 Qa3... Bronstein knew that this was his best winning chance against an emotionally unstable ...
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