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twin phoenix
Member since Oct-16-06 · Last seen May-02-14
From NC. rated about 1850 USCF. Keres and Nimzo are my fav.s. NC state champ of Taekwondo and Chess in 2004.
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   twin phoenix has kibitzed 177 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-25-13 S Kuipers vs A Pijpers, 2007 (replies)
twin phoenix: best pun i've seen on the sight!
   Sep-08-12 Tarrasch vs Euwe, 1923 (replies)
twin phoenix: lol ja ja laskerreshev i love ur german!
   Aug-10-12 Capablanca vs C F Haussmann, 1918 (replies)
twin phoenix: I, too, thought this game reminded me of Nimzo and "his system." Capa was a great player! for those that think of him as an ending master only this is a great game that showed his more tactical side.
   Mar-01-12 Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857 (replies)
twin phoenix: Thank you Kibitzers <jeorgwalters> and <DrMal> it is for pearls such as you 2 on this game that i actually read the kibitzing!
   Feb-21-12 Pillsbury vs NN, 1899 (replies)
twin phoenix: this is 'the classic bishop sacrifice' (see Vukovic!!)beginners should note the position right before 8. Bxh7+!. this position (or ones similar to it) can arise from the French and Caro Kann. 1. Note Blacks N is not on F6. 2. the G5 square is covered so that white can place his
   Feb-14-12 V Erdos vs Mamedyarov, 2012 (replies)
twin phoenix: this was a very well played game! the Q ending was extremely interesting. black played very accurately in this ending or at least it seemed so to me.
   Feb-01-12 Tal vs D Ramos, 1991
twin phoenix: or the echo variation 29.--,k-e7 30. B-C5+, RxC5 31. Q-D8++
   Jan-25-12 Alekhine vs Sik, 1943 (replies)
twin phoenix: yeah this puzzle is interesting from a spoiler point of view. i found 18. B-f6 but dismissed it because the "spoiler" 19. R-b4. alas, as <memthecat> points out above this is no good and thus i would have lost...
   Jan-23-12 J McConnell vs Morphy, 1849 (replies)
twin phoenix: mmmm Smothered!!! it's so great to have things smothered... smothered in jelly, smothered in love. is good. BEING smothered however is NEVER good. ask McConnell. certainly white went wrong with 13.d4?! Letting Black get his knight to 13.--,N-e4!. however, it looks like white is
   Jan-22-12 E Bonnet vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2000 (replies)
twin phoenix: isn't 47.--, Qxd6 winning for black?? kinda misleading because with out this move whites play actually looks good. seems to me white was busted in this ending...
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