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Kriegsspiel

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Chess.com
« on: January 26, 2013, 04:46:36 PM »
Anyone on there?

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2013, 04:59:21 PM »
I bet there's a lot of people on there.
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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2013, 06:28:18 AM »
I have played on the free internet chess server since it was only available in ASCII (and when it had a different name). Love to play, especially with like minded folks. Let me know if you are ever on and up for a game.

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013, 10:45:49 PM »
I used to play there but donít find me there these days.

Kriegsspiel

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2013, 06:22:17 PM »
Well, if anyone wants to play, my name there is WesternWatch.

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2013, 07:26:04 PM »
I'll definitely have to make an account.. I love chess! I'll add you when I get around to getting on the site :)

Kriegsspiel

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2013, 07:29:13 PM »
Werd.

Kriegsspiel

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2013, 08:34:59 AM »
Not really elegant, but I think the 2/1 format makes for some bad choices if you aren't an expert.

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2013, 08:20:52 AM »
http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=455791060

LOL, maybe the funniest game I'm played.

Can anyone go to that link?

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2013, 09:19:17 AM »
http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=455791060

LOL, maybe the funniest game I'm played.

Can anyone go to that link?

Hah, so many ridiculous things.  I love the beginning, as the king gets chased around half the board.
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Kriegsspiel

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2013, 01:00:40 PM »
And ends up right back where he started!  I was just sitting there chuckling at my inability to trap him out in the middle.

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2013, 01:29:21 PM »

Kriegsspiel

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2013, 04:25:53 PM »
http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=458029629

Here is another good one, I'm getting better.  I usually suck at end game.

Kriegsspiel

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2013, 12:56:54 AM »
http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=460879145

Creative checkmate.

BTW James, I'm looking for ya L9

Kriegsspiel

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2013, 01:08:37 AM »
http://live.chess.com/live?v=20130219#g=460887973

Is it sad that I was lawling for the last couple moves?

Kriegsspiel

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2013, 10:31:20 PM »

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #16 on: July 28, 2013, 12:00:52 PM »
LOL... http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=567073928

Guy router hacked or something when I was 2 moves from checkmating him.

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #17 on: April 11, 2015, 11:26:09 PM »
« Last Edit: April 12, 2015, 09:02:08 AM by Kriegsspiel II »

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Re: Chess.com
« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2015, 11:00:50 PM »
I haven't played online in years but we have a group that meets at the coffee house twice a week.

There are some really strong players where I live.  But I enjoy the games as we all have differing styles of play.  I lean toward the Tal and Shirov for inspiration.  Another guy plays very solid like Botvinnik and Petrosian.  Another guy is a big Capablanca fan.

Just when we think we are getting good, there is a local FIDE Master who shows up and wipes the floor with us!  He's rated ~2400 ELO.  (I look at it as free chess lessons.)

Good times.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMe-hvCwTRo
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