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Member since Jun-16-05 · Last seen Feb-03-23
from Brisbane, Australia... rating is very old :) Nezhmetdinov, Fischer, Keres are favourites.

   rwbean has kibitzed 338 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Feb-01-23 Topalov vs Shirov, 1998
rwbean: I just wanted to confirm the main findings: 47... ♗h3!! is the only winning move (of 13 possible) and is mate in (at most) 30 (I don't know what that comment about other winning moves is about - either that person is misinformed or it's some kind of weird trolling.) 45... ...
   Feb-01-23 D E Rumens vs E Rayner, 1976
rwbean: After 14...♖xf3 15. gxf3 b5 16. ♗b3 try 16... a5 threatening 17... a4. e.g. 17. a3 ♘xb3 18. cxb3 ♘c6 17. a4 ♘xb3 18. cxb3 b4 17. c3 ♘e2+
   Jan-31-23 D Levy vs J Bellon Lopez, 1976
rwbean: Like a Caro-Kann / Modern Defense cross. Probably Duncan Suttles used to play like this. 8. c4! leaves White ahead. 10. ♕xa7?? really?? there's still time to back out with 10. ♗b5. 12... e4! and 15... e4! better 16. o-o! avoids the issues ... 16. h3?? loses If 23.
   Jan-31-23 Chess vs D Levy, 1978 (replies)
rwbean: "I now had a lead of 2.5/0.5 and needed only one draw in the last three games to win my bet. I had demonstrated to everyone's satisfaction that my do-nothing strategy worked to perfection, so I considered it worthwhile to experiment in game four by attempting to beat the program at ...
   Jan-29-23 Estrin vs V Palciauskas, 1978
rwbean: Last move is Mate in 13: 28.... Qg3 29.Qc8+ Kh7 30.Qxe6 fxe6 31.Rb5 Rh2 32.Rf2 h4 33.Rbb2 h3 34.a4 Nh4 35.Kf1 hxg2+ 36.Ke2 g1=Q 37.Be3 Q1xf2+ 38.Kd3 Qfxe3+ 39.Kc4 Rxb2 40.a5 Qe4# White can force the ♕s off with 22. ♕e4! probably heading for a draw. Then he tries 23. ...
   Jan-29-23 M Umansky vs H Berliner, 2001
rwbean: 46. ♔f6 begins a mate in at most 33 ... 46. ♔f6 ♔g8 47. ♖g7+ ♔f8 48. ♖xg4 ♘e4 49. ♖f4 etc 30. ♘f6 is +2.50 after 40 ply ... which really traces back to 24. ♘ce4 (24. ♘b1 equivalent) ... +2.45 after 37 ply which in turn
   Jan-29-23 Mac Hack VI (Computer)
rwbean: .... AN INTERVIEW WITH RICHARD D. GREENBLATT November 25, 1992 in Madrid, Spain [Richard D. Greenblatt, Guest of Honour at the 7th World Computer-Chess Championship, granted an interview to H. Jaap van den Herik ...] What about your ...
   Jan-28-23 Blitz vs Belle, 1978
rwbean: Ok, I left SF going for a Very Long Time and it got down to a mate in 18 with 10... ♖xh2. PV 10... ♖xh2 11. ♕g4 ♖h4 12. ♕xe4 ♖xe4 13. ♘xe4 ♕xe4 14. b4 d5!! 15. bxc5 dxc4 16. f3 ♕h4 17. ♖f2 ♗f5! 18. ♗a3 ♖e8 19. c6+ ♔f7 20. ♗c5 ♘e2+ 21. ♖xe2 ♖xe2 22.
   Jan-27-23 K Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872
rwbean: Don't know why the eval was so high, a bit further ... 56 [+3.39] 9.d4 Rb8 10.Nf3 Qg4 11.Bb5+ c6 12.Bxa6 bxa6+ 13.Ka3 e4 14.h3 Qe6 15.Nc5 Qe7 16.Re1 Nf6 17.b3 Nd7 18.Kb2 Nxc5 19.dxc5 Qxc5 20.Be3 Qe7 21.Ng1 O-O 22.Qd2 Rd8 23.Qc3 a5 24.Bc5 Qc7 25.a4 Ba6 26.Ne2 Bxe2 27.Rxe2 Rbc8 28.Rf1 ...
   Jan-26-23 Kasparov vs Deep Thought, 1989
rwbean: Oops, left it a bit longer and Stockfish agrees, mate in 19. After 8,900 seconds, here's three ways it could happen. 37. ♕d7 ♖c2+ 38. ♔d3 ♖b2 39. a6 ♖b3+ 40. ♔c2 ♖f3 41. a7 ♖xf2+ 42. ♔d3 ♖f3+ 43. ♔d4 ♔g6 44. ...
   Jan-20-23 A Zatonskih vs A Pourkashiyan, 2022
   Jan-12-23 Plaskett vs Speelman, 2003
   Jan-11-23 Belle (Computer)
   Jan-11-23 Hort vs Tal, 1966
   Jan-11-23 A Lesiege vs Deep Thought, 1988
   Jan-11-23 Socrates vs Deep Blue, 1994
   Jan-09-23 M Vucic vs S Sloan, 1986
   Jan-08-23 M Vucic vs A Saidy, 2002
   Jan-07-23 Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1855
   Jan-03-23 Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1848
   Dec-27-22 Miles vs Spassky, 1978
   Dec-19-22 D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956
   Nov-26-22 G Canfell vs E Rosen, 2017
   Oct-24-22 Nakamura vs J Friedel, 2000
   Oct-10-22 A Erigaisi vs Carlsen, 2022
   Oct-07-22 R Praggnanandhaa vs Carlsen, 2022 (replies)
   Oct-07-22 So vs C Yoo, 2022 (replies)
   Oct-04-22 Keene vs P N Lee, 1970 (replies)
   Oct-03-22 S Quigley vs N J Patterson, 1978
   Oct-03-22 N J Patterson vs Hodgson, 1977
   Sep-30-22 N J Patterson vs Keene, 1968
   Sep-29-22 N J Patterson vs Gheorghiu, 1970
   Sep-20-22 G Madelta vs M Lehaci, 2022
   Sep-07-22 Nepomniachtchi vs Firouzja, 2022 (replies)
   Aug-22-22 P Maghsoodloo vs Harikrishna, 2022
   Aug-19-22 A R Saleh Salem vs Harikrishna, 2022
   Aug-18-22 N Abdusattorov vs Harikrishna, 2022
   Aug-15-22 P Maghsoodloo vs A Smirnov, 2022 (replies)
   Aug-11-22 D Gukesh vs N Abdusattorov, 2022 (replies)
   Aug-06-22 Korchnoi vs R G Wade, 1963
   Aug-03-22 J Pribyl vs Smejkal, 1971
   Aug-03-22 K B McAlpine vs J Lumsden, 1974 (replies)
   Aug-03-22 Short vs Karpov, 1977
   Aug-03-22 Karpov vs Hodgson, 1977
   Aug-03-22 Svidler vs Ponomariov, 2010 (replies)
   May-25-22 Spassky vs Ghitescu, 1967 (replies)
   May-23-22 R Byrne vs Korchnoi, 1979
   May-16-22 R Moonen vs Euwe, 1981
   May-03-22 Yusupov vs Karpov, 1989 (replies)
   Apr-27-22 Spassky vs Fischer, 1992
   Apr-22-22 Horwitz vs Kieseritzky, 1846
   Apr-22-22 Staunton vs Horwitz, 1851 (replies)
   Apr-22-22 Anderssen vs Staunton, 1851
   Apr-16-22 Nuchess vs Belle, 1983 (replies)
   Apr-16-22 Chaos vs Nuchess, 1980 (replies)
   Apr-15-22 Kaissa vs Chaos, 1974
   Apr-15-22 Ostrich vs Kaissa, 1974
   Apr-15-22 Mike vs Viktor, 1980 (replies)
   Apr-14-22 Sargon vs Constellation, 1986
   Apr-13-22 Mike vs Sargon, 1978
   Apr-13-22 Euwe vs Sargon, 1979 (replies)
   Apr-12-22 M Bartel vs Tarjan, 2015
   Apr-12-22 A Lein vs K Rogoff, 1978 (replies)
   Apr-12-22 H Pfleger vs K Rogoff, 1970
   Apr-11-22 R Byrne vs K Rogoff, 1978
   Apr-11-22 K Rogoff vs Tarjan, 1978
   Apr-10-22 K Rogoff vs Mednis, 1978 (replies)
   Apr-10-22 R Sanborn vs B Calton, 1992 (replies)
   Apr-07-22 P Murdzia vs M Feygin, 2014
   Apr-07-22 Duchamp vs Koltanowski, 1923
   Mar-30-22 Kavalek vs J H Donner, 1969
   Mar-30-22 M J Haygarth vs J E Littlewood, 1975 (replies)
   Mar-29-22 D Levy vs J E Littlewood, 1970
   Mar-29-22 Duchamp vs R Crepeaux, 1925
   Mar-27-22 I A Horowitz vs R Bean, 1957 (replies)
   Mar-26-22 Wita vs Bs6676, 1977
   Mar-26-22 J Penrose vs Tal, 1960
   Mar-26-22 L B Hansen vs Deep Blue, 1993
   Mar-22-22 L Zaid vs Kasparov, 1977
   Mar-22-22 K Rogoff vs Smyslov, 1976
   Mar-20-22 Bareev vs Kasparov, 1994
   Mar-20-22 Z Zhang vs Naiditsch, 2003
   Mar-20-22 Tal vs Oll, 1986
   Mar-20-22 J Aldrete Lobo vs T Oim, 1999
   Mar-20-22 Nimzowitsch vs Albin, 1905
   Mar-19-22 Carlsen vs P Maghsoodloo, 2021
   Mar-13-22 Tal vs K Rogoff, 1976
   Feb-27-22 M Basman vs N J Patterson, 1977
   Feb-14-22 Velimirovic vs Rajkovic, 1971 (replies)
   Feb-14-22 Tal vs Velimirovic, 1979 (replies)
   Feb-13-22 Velimirovic vs S Simic, 1981
   Feb-11-22 K Rogoff vs Timman, 1971
   Feb-08-22 Petrosian vs K Rogoff, 1976 (replies)
   Feb-07-22 So vs Shirov, 2022 (replies)
   Feb-02-22 Hitech vs Bronstein, 1993 (replies)
   Feb-02-22 Hitech vs Kudrin, 1988
   Jan-31-22 Kudrin vs R Byrne, 1989
   Jan-31-22 Smagin vs Sahovic, 1990
   Jan-30-22 H van Riemsdijk vs D Verduga, 1978
   Jan-25-22 White Rook Youth Club vs Tal, 1970
   Jan-24-22 Tech 2 vs Kaissa, 1974 (replies)
   Jan-12-22 Mackenzie vs Taubenhaus, 1890
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   Dec-08-21 N M Abbasi vs Shabalov, 1994
   Dec-08-21 Deep Thought vs D Lucky, 1988
   Dec-08-21 Deep Blue vs Fritz, 1995
   Dec-07-21 Mac Hack VI vs Fischer, 1977
   Dec-01-21 Larsen vs Deep Thought, 1988
   Nov-18-21 M Ragger vs Firouzja, 2021 (replies)
   Nov-12-21 Navara vs D Gukesh, 2021 (replies)
   Nov-09-21 Kryvoruchko vs Jobava, 2021
   Oct-31-21 Kryvoruchko vs A Suleymanli, 2021
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   Oct-27-21 Navara vs M Kravtsiv, 2021
   Oct-03-21 Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1897
   Sep-30-21 Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1897
   Sep-19-21 D Smerdon vs Carlsen, 2016
   Sep-15-21 Deep Thought vs Kasparov, 1989
   Sep-12-21 Rapport vs Firouzja, 2021
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   Aug-23-21 Kasparov vs The World, 1999 (replies)
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   Aug-15-21 S Bartha vs G Kluger, 1979 (replies)
   Aug-13-21 D Norwood vs A J Mestel, 1988 (replies)
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   Jul-20-21 G Mammadzada vs S Khademalsharieh, 2021 (replies)
   Jul-20-21 S Khademalsharieh vs G Mammadzada, 2021
   Jul-07-21 Taubenhaus vs W Pollock, 1886 (replies)
   Jul-07-21 D E Rumens vs J Kennedy, 2001 (replies)
   Jul-07-21 D E Rumens vs Damjanovic, 1977 (replies)
   Jul-06-21 D E Rumens vs J C Benjamin, 1976
   Jul-06-21 D E Rumens vs M J Franklin, 1976
   Jun-28-21 Nakamura vs J Becerra Rivero, 2007
   May-30-21 Fischer vs Geller, 1967 (replies)
   May-22-21 F Burden vs Steinitz, 1866
   May-10-21 Ding Liren vs Grischuk, 2021
   Apr-26-21 Psakhis vs I Foygel, 1979
   Apr-22-21 H Wang vs Grischuk, 2021 (replies)
   Apr-20-21 Gufeld vs V Osnos, 1978
   Apr-14-21 Gert Timmerman
   Apr-14-21 J van Oosterom vs G Timmerman, 1996
   Apr-13-21 G Timmerman vs M Umansky, 1995
   Apr-12-21 V Bergraser vs M Salm, 1962
   Apr-10-21 M Umansky vs I Foygel, 1977
   Apr-09-21 V Palciauskas vs M Umansky, 1989
   Apr-08-21 M Umansky vs F Baumbach, 2001
   Apr-08-21 T Oim vs M Umansky, 2001
   Apr-07-21 J Sloth vs V Palciauskas, 2001
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   Apr-05-21 F Baumbach vs J Sloth, 2001 (replies)
   Apr-05-21 H Rittner vs G Sanakoev, 2001
   Apr-05-21 J Sloth vs M Umansky, 2001
   Apr-05-21 M Umansky vs H Rittner, 2001
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   Mar-27-21 Firouzja vs So, 2021 (replies)
   Mar-25-21 Salov vs Dreev, 1998
   Mar-25-21 Salov vs Short, 1992
   Mar-24-21 Short vs Salov, 1990
   Mar-24-21 P Boersma vs J van Baarle, 1971
   Mar-24-21 K Langeweg vs T Krabbe, 1967
   Mar-23-21 P van der Weide vs Timman, 1971
   Mar-13-21 E Scholl vs P Boersma, 1971
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   Mar-13-21 Ree vs Timman, 1971
   Mar-12-21 J H Donner vs T Krabbe, 1971
   Mar-07-21 Kasparov vs Short, 1993 (replies)
   Jan-26-21 Csom vs V Liberzon, 1989
   Dec-17-20 V Liberzon vs Boleslavsky, 1960
   Dec-13-20 V Liberzon vs Tal, 1963
   Dec-05-20 Green Ponds Chess Club vs Launceston Chess Club, 1848
   Dec-03-20 Karpov vs K Smith, 1972 (replies)
   Dec-03-20 Larsen vs K Smith, 1972
   Dec-03-20 K Smith vs Mecking, 1972 (replies)
   Dec-03-20 Ivkov vs Karpov, 1970
   Nov-19-20 Launceston Chess Club vs Green Ponds Chess Club, 1848 (replies)
   Nov-01-20 Short vs Gelfand, 1991
   Oct-25-20 Firouzja vs Aronian, 2020
   Oct-25-20 Kasparov vs Beliavsky, 1978 (replies)
   Sep-25-20 Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1897 (replies)
   Sep-10-20 D Svetushkin vs Landa, 2010 (replies)
   Jul-01-20 Andersson vs Robatsch, 1979
   Jul-01-20 Cray Blitz vs Deep Thought, 1991
   Jul-01-20 A Ivanov vs Deep Thought, 1988
   Jun-30-20 Deep Thought vs Browne, 1988
   Jun-25-20 Timman vs J H Donner, 1979
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   Jun-24-20 K Mulder van Leens Dijkstra vs T D van Scheltinga, 1945
   Jun-12-20 Matulovic vs Suttles, 1970 (replies)
   Jun-09-20 Duchamp vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1931
   Jun-05-20 Spassky vs Tal, 1961 (replies)
   May-26-20 V McCambridge vs Alburt, 1985
   Apr-19-20 Tartakower vs Nimzowitsch, 1923
   Apr-12-20 G Sanakoev vs M Umansky, 2001 (replies)
   Mar-31-20 Maxwell Charles Salm
   Mar-29-20 Bisguier vs Larsen, 1971
   Mar-26-20 K Mulder van Leens Dijkstra vs M Salm, 1949
   Mar-24-20 E Secchi vs M Salm, 1959
   Mar-24-20 M Salm vs E Bang, 1989
   Dec-24-19 Wei Yi vs Navara, 2019 (replies)
   Jun-19-19 Firouzja vs A Chopra, 2019
   Jun-01-19 Denker vs G Abrahams, 1946
   Dec-28-18 Karpov vs Deep Thought, 1990
   May-15-17 Zvjaginsev vs V Akopian, 2009
   Apr-24-17 Deep Blue vs Bronstein, 1996
   Feb-26-17 Ljubojevic vs Kramnik, 1996 (replies)
   Feb-25-17 Giri vs Y Hou, 2013 (replies)
   Sep-17-16 Kostenko vs M Illingworth, 2016 (replies)
   Jun-24-16 A Hon vs Van der Sterren, 1992 (replies)
   Jan-16-16 Smirin vs Bologan, 2015
   Aug-29-15 Lutikov vs Taimanov, 1969 (replies)
   Aug-29-15 M Blokh vs Morozevich, 1992
   Aug-01-15 I Rogers vs R Seberry, 1987
   Mar-08-15 Tal vs Golombek, 1958 (replies)
   Jun-09-14 Zappa vs Ruffian, 2004
   Apr-29-14 A J Mestel vs N Renman, 1980
   Jan-26-14 Short vs Kasparov, 1993 (replies)
   Dec-14-13 S Polgar vs S J Solomon, 1987
   Dec-14-13 S J Solomon vs Miles, 1991 (replies)
   Oct-29-13 Mecking vs Gipslis, 1967 (replies)
   Oct-29-13 E Thorvaldsson vs P Vaitonis, 1936
   Oct-12-13 K Burger vs Zweiburg, 1964
   Oct-04-13 Shabalov vs A Ivanov, 2000
   Aug-08-13 A Ghasi vs D Howell, 2013
   Aug-05-13 Karpov vs Polgar, 2002
   Apr-01-13 H Stefansson vs J Norqvist, 1998 (replies)
   Jan-24-13 K Mona vs A Caoili, 2012
   Dec-20-12 Piket vs Adams, 1995 (replies)
   Dec-17-12 Gelfand vs Dreev, 1993 (replies)
   Dec-10-12 Kasparov vs M A Jimenez Clavero, 1997
   Sep-11-12 A Pourkashiyan vs G Heinatz, 2010
   Sep-11-12 A Pourkashiyan vs A Caoili, 2002
   Jun-27-12 Blitz vs Belle, 1977
   Mar-04-12 Karpov vs Timman, 1981 (replies)
   Nov-28-11 E J Diemer vs Toth, 1948 (replies)
   Oct-23-11 Bronstein vs Deep Thought, 1992 (replies)
   Sep-12-11 Milner-Barry vs C H Alexander, 1932 (replies)
   Sep-12-11 M Tseitlin vs Marciano, 1993 (replies)
   Jul-11-11 Kmoch vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 (replies)
   Jun-03-11 I Chirila vs L Gavrilovic, 2008
   Jun-01-11 A Ladisic vs L Roos, 1976 (replies)
   Apr-30-11 Browne vs B Zuckerman, 1973 (replies)
   Apr-30-11 Naroditsky vs Kamsky, 2011 (replies)
   Apr-14-11 R Byrne vs Fischer, 1963 (replies)
   Apr-08-11 Kramnik vs Kamsky, 1994 (replies)
   Apr-07-11 R Edouard vs A H Wohl, 2011
   Mar-18-11 N M Abbasi vs L Remlinger, 1993
   Dec-08-10 Short vs M Bluvshtein, 2007 (replies)
   Dec-04-10 Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 (replies)
   Nov-24-10 Velimirovic vs Ljubojevic, 1972 (replies)
   Nov-07-10 Lasker vs J Finn, 1907 (replies)
   Feb-02-09 Shirov vs A Fishbein, 1991 (replies)
   Jan-20-09 I Rogers vs D K Johansen, 2006
   Jul-14-08 Averbakh vs Fischer, 1958 (replies)
   Apr-20-08 Naiditsch vs F K Volkmann, 2003
   Dec-05-07 Fidelity vs K Shirazi, 1986 (replies)
   Apr-18-07 Mac Hack VI vs Fischer, 1977 (replies)
   Apr-16-07 Fischer vs Mac Hack VI, 1977 (replies)
   Aug-16-05 Browne vs B Zuckerman, 1984 (replies)
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