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   sbevan has kibitzed 680 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-11-23 A Korobov vs Ponomariov, 2023
sbevan: As a follow up to <goodevans> excellent comments, Chess 24 has this analysis: 26…f4! and it would be anyone’s game, but instead Ruslan was tempted by 26…Qxh2?, when after 27.Qd6! Korobov was suddenly winning. Play continued 27…Qg1+ 28.Ke2 Qxc1. Here 29.Qxc7? would lose ...
   Dec-10-22 F Vallejo Pons vs T Sosa, 2022 (replies)
sbevan: <fredthebear: Black burns his boats to get to the White king, but cannot prevent the monarch's escape. 25...Rf2+ would have been an interesting try.> Whilst "an interesting try" after 26 Kd3: 1. The B is under attack; 2. W threatens to promote; 3. B is still a R down. So
   May-04-22 Shirov vs J van Foreest, 2022
sbevan: Interesting game.
   Apr-21-22 S Maze vs D Kolbus, 2022
sbevan: Really good game I think
   Mar-05-22 A Predke vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2022 (replies)
sbevan: I agree <sicilianchameleon>, especially with "inhuman".
   Oct-18-21 L Bruzon Batista vs Xiong, 2021 (replies)
sbevan: The db I looked at gives these # games with these % Wins as of 2021 Move #Games W Draw B 8…Qc7 57 26.3 % 31.6 % 42.1 % 8... Be7 25 36 % 60 % Which seems to indicate that 8...Qc7 is a better choice than 8...Be7, as the W/D % are greater for B. (apologies for the
   Feb-11-21 Nepomniachtchi vs Bluebaum, 2021
sbevan: 2 Q! Another good game in the French in this tournament by GM Bluebaum .
   Feb-11-21 Aronian vs Bluebaum, 2021
sbevan: Good game.
   Jan-25-21 N Grandelius vs Harikrishna, 2021
sbevan: < HeMateMe: always thought the French Advance was a loser.> Interestingly enough the Advance gives B excellent chances, based on the OE numbers: Total 4996 W wins 1948 (almost 38.5%) B wins 1750 (almost 35%) D 1298 (almost 26%) Percentages approximate.
   Dec-19-20 G Harutjunyan vs E Alekseev, 2015
sbevan: Good game.
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