Author Topic: Chess Thread II  (Read 20406 times)

Offline Cavebear

Re: Chess Thread II
« Reply #240 on: September 01, 2018, 08:26:21 PM »
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Well, at least it wasn't an impossible position as we too often see when a chessboard is shown on TV.
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Re: Chess Thread II
« Reply #241 on: September 12, 2018, 04:18:29 PM »
Here's a game in which White sacrificed every piece except a Knight!

Henry Ernest Atkins vs Herbert Levi Jacobs

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1.e4e52.d4exd43.c3dxc34.Bc4Nf65.Nf3Nxe46.O-ONd67.Nxc3Nxc48.Re1+Be79.Nd5Nc610.Bg5f611.
Rc1b512.Rxc4bxc413.Ne5fxg514.Qh5+g615.Nf6+Bxf616.Nxg6+Qe717.Rxe7+Bxe718.Ne5+Kd819.Nf7+ Ke820.Nd6+Kd821.Qe8+

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Offline Cavebear

Re: Chess Thread II
« Reply #242 on: September 15, 2018, 01:41:10 AM »
I knew a player in college who could think like that.  Utterly brilliant.  But he could only do it high on grass and only a part of the board at a time.  You just had to figure out where he wasn't focussing and play there.

In the spot he was focussed, he was unbeatable.
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Re: Chess Thread II
« Reply #243 on: December 18, 2019, 07:45:39 PM »
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"Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other Religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other Sects?"
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Re: Chess Thread II
« Reply #244 on: December 19, 2019, 07:39:12 PM »
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Holy shit that pan-zoom was annoying. Why do they torture us so?
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