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wooden nickel
Member since Nov-19-14 · Last seen May-21-18
Moderate Club Player in Germany ( My favorite player might be Anatoli Karpov but enjoy the sac and trap filled games of players like Emil Joseph Diemer (especially with BGD) or Bill Wall.

   wooden nickel has kibitzed 231 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-21-18 S Maroroa vs A Diamant, 2018 (replies)
wooden nickel: Another fun way to win is 38... Bxf2+ 39.Kh1 Bd4! [DIAGRAM]
   Feb-10-18 L Bruzon Batista vs M Gongora Reyes, 2015 (replies)
wooden nickel: I didn't get far with the line 26.Bxf5 exf5 27.Nxf5 gxf5 28.Qxh5 Ne6 attempting to mate on g7 but after 29.Bf6, White has to be beware of 29... Qxg2+ 30.Kxg2 Nxf4+ [DIAGRAM]
   Jan-18-18 Csom vs A Planinc, 1974 (replies)
wooden nickel: <patzer2: For today's Thursday puzzle (24. ?), White faces a desperate situation where his Bishop is pinned and he can do nothing to avoid losing it.> that's what I thought too… but 24.Rcd1 Qxd7 25.Bf5 Rxe3 26.Bxd7 Red3 27.Be6+ Kf8 28.Bd5 [DIAGRAM]
   Dec-06-17 V Shcherbakov vs Furman, 1955 (replies)
wooden nickel: Nevertheless, White played a brilliant game… this goes to show that lost games can also be treasurable!
   Nov-06-17 E Sosnowska vs A Brustman, 1987 (replies)
wooden nickel: after 11.Qe2, Black took the pawn 11… exf4. How do we know when to take that pawn in this kind of position? I'm never sure! [DIAGRAM]
   May-14-17 Krasenkow vs J L Hammer, 2016 (replies)
wooden nickel: A nice mate would occur upon 31... Ra2 32.Rxa2 Bxc4 33.Rab2 Bh4 34.Ra3 Bd5# [DIAGRAM]
   Apr-01-17 B Jonasson vs H Angantysson, 1986 (replies)
wooden nickel: Wonderful April Fool's Day puzzle... after falling for 26... e2? the actual puzzle is White to play and win [DIAGRAM] p.s. In German "Ich könnte mir in den Arsch beißen!" ("I could bite myself in the butt!").
   Feb-17-17 Vachier-Lagrave vs S Novikov, 2007 (replies)
wooden nickel: <YouRang: I probably wouldn't have seen it OTB, but since this position is plopped in front of me and called a "puzzle", I'm inclined to look at the check: 25.Bxh7+> Couldn't be said better... figuring out how to retake the rook might have kept us too busy, which retake ...
   Jan-23-17 Kholmov vs W Pietzsch, 1965 (replies)
wooden nickel: nice forced mate, better than Rf1 or Nf1+ what happened... no comments so far?!
   Jan-17-17 P Rout vs M Al Sayed, 2016 (replies)
wooden nickel: in case somebody doesn't like to win, Qh6 makes a nice draw i.e. 34.Qh6+ Rxh6 35.Rxf7+ Kg8 36.Re7+ [DIAGRAM]
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