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Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) February 9th 18, 05:11 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 66
Posted By Offramp
Twinmove Chess - a double-move variant that really works

On Friday, 9 February 2018 13:17:55 UTC, M Winther wrote:
Twinmove Chess - a double-move variant that really works.

The double-move consists of a pawn move followed by a piece move, which
...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) December 23rd 17, 09:22 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Offramp
Where can I download the games from Tarrasch's 300 games book?

Thanks.That really is a great site for chess.
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) December 7th 17, 09:43 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By Offramp
Child Prodigy defeats World Champion.

Stockfish lost to AlphaZero, the new kid on the block.

Stockfish scored +0 -28 =72.

In 100 games AlphaZero scored 25 wins and 25 draws with White, while with Black it scored 3 wins and 47 draws....
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) October 27th 17, 09:07 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Offramp
Back to Life: A damning review

Two people who can come back to life. A review by Carsten Hansen from http://www.chesscafe.com/text/hansen15.txt.


Frankenstein-Dracula Variation in the Vienna Game by Eric
Schiller, 2000 Chess...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) October 19th 17, 09:50 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Offramp
Lombardy Dead

On Saturday, 14 October 2017 02:23:47 UTC+1, Offramp wrote:
William Lombardy is dead.

All of you are wailing that you can't or won't believe that he is dead. But you have to grow up and face...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) September 27th 17, 06:38 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Offramp
Where can I download the games from Tarrasch's 300 games book?

On Wednesday, 27 September 2017 14:44:37 UTC+1, Eugene Delmar's Ghost wrote:
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I'm looking to get the 300 games from Tarrasch's "Dreihundert
...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) September 5th 17, 09:25 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Offramp
Program to solve Queens Puzzle, win $1 mn

It's not worth doing for one dollar.
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) August 23rd 17, 06:55 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 103
Views: 5,675
Posted By Offramp
Incredible 12 month chess winning streak!

Does anyone know what his results have been since that post? Did his great results continue?
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) July 14th 17, 07:43 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Offramp
Sensational News: A previously unknown woman is on the brink ofwinning the World Open Chess Championship.

On Friday, 14 July 2017 18:35:13 UTC+1, raylopez99 wrote:
On Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 8:20:17 AM UTC-4, samsloan wrote:
so Tigran Petrosian is the World Open Chess Champion.

He's...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) July 8th 17, 06:54 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Offramp
Interesting Interview with Chess Master

Interview with Von Bardeleben in 1895. The source is "The Sketch" newspaper of Wednesday 14th August 1895:
"A CHESS CHAMPION. The chess-player is not particularly familiar to the public except on...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) July 5th 17, 10:46 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Offramp
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) July 5th 17, 09:35 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Offramp
Sensational News: A previously unknown woman is on the brink ofwinning the World Open Chess Championship.

On Wednesday, 5 July 2017 01:13:14 UTC+1, samsloan wrote:
Sensational News: A previously unknown woman is on the brink of winning the World Open Chess Championship. No woman has ever done this...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) June 22nd 17, 05:30 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Offramp
The Flanders Panel

On Thursday, 22 June 2017 13:49:55 UTC+1, wrote:
Andy Walker just put up a retrograde puzzle [what were the previous moves? was the challenge]

The most complex retrograde...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) May 28th 17, 10:25 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Offramp
A Short, 17-move Draw.

I now think that Black might have played 12...Re8, and later missed that he could play ...Kf8 because Qf7# would be illegal owing to the pin on the queen.
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) May 28th 17, 10:17 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Offramp
A Short, 17-move Draw.

Both these players are rated above 1800. Do you see anything unusual in the way the game ended?

[Event "Reykjavik Open"]
[Site "Reykjavik ISL"]
[Date "2017.04.23"]
[EventDate "2017.04.19"]
[Round...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) May 27th 17, 07:56 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Offramp
Smyslov Botvinnik rematch question

On Friday, 26 May 2017 22:53:42 UTC+1, William Hyde wrote:
On Friday, May 5, 2017 at 3:04:28 PM UTC-4, EJAY wrote:
I have always wondered why Smyslov (and Tal for that matter) were not granted...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) May 25th 17, 05:54 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By Offramp
Highest ELO performance

On Thursday, 25 May 2017 12:53:19 UTC+1, wrote:

Here is high performance rating for a woman, IM Sophia Polgar

First place with 8,5 points of 9 games in 'Magistrale di...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) May 16th 17, 04:43 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Offramp
Smyslov Botvinnik rematch question

On Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:44:04 UTC+1, The Horny Goat wrote:
On Sun, 14 May 2017 16:55:08 +0200 (CEST), Eugene Delmar's Ghost
wrote:

I have always wondered why...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) May 9th 17, 09:11 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By Offramp
Highest ELO performance

On Thursday, 13 October 2005 02:07:31 UTC+1, Ron wrote:
In article ,
"Taylor Kingston" wrote:

Keep in...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) May 6th 17, 10:19 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Offramp
Smyslov Botvinnik rematch question

On Friday, 5 May 2017 20:04:28 UTC+1, EJAY wrote:
I have always wondered why Smyslov (and Tal for that matter) were not granted re matches as defeated World Champions?

I agree it was very...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) April 28th 17, 11:21 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Offramp
An Interview with Spassky

Why did Botvinnik eat his championship trophy?
Which three chess players did Fischer invite to his funeral?
Which Tom Jones song did Spassky and Fischer sing in...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) April 11th 17, 07:58 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Offramp
US Championship

I see your point, but if you listen to these guys and gals speak you'll know that they are echt Americans. No one in his right mind would call Nakamura a Japanese.
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) April 9th 17, 10:12 PM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Offramp
Puzzle

On Sunday, 9 April 2017 16:34:03 UTC+1, Ken Blake wrote:
On Sun, 9 Apr 2017 00:38:05 -0700 (PDT), Offramp
wrote:

On Sunday, 9 April 2017 08:28:44 UTC+1, Offramp ...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) April 9th 17, 09:38 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Offramp
Puzzle

On Sunday, 9 April 2017 08:28:44 UTC+1, Offramp wrote:
On Saturday, 8 April 2017 20:15:30 UTC+1, Offramp wrote:

1. f3 ?
2. Kf2 ?
3. Kg3 ?
...
Forum: rec.games.chess.misc (Chess General) April 9th 17, 09:28 AM Posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Offramp
Puzzle

On Saturday, 8 April 2017 20:15:30 UTC+1, Offramp wrote:

1. f3 ?
2. Kf2 ?
3. Kg3 ?
4. Kh4 ? mate

The problem is the g3 square. That is...
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