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Chess Masters
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Emcee:  Patrick Slevin Type:  Unmoderated
Chess is probably a game most of us can play.

Trading is something most of us try to do.

When we are not trading. perhaps many of us try to determine our "next move"

Determine your next move here. Announce you are available for a game. Agree which form of notation you and your opponent shall use, English or Algebraic.

Unless you agree otherwise, moves shall take no longer than 14 days to respond to. Unless otherwise agreed, the person not responding in 14 days shall default and lose.

This is the New Year. All matches shall commence no earlier than New Year's Day. Each player gets 100 points for a win...50 for a draw....0 for a loss. Players who refuse a match yet accept other what seems to be an evasive tactic to 'protect' their score, shall be penalized 50 points each occurance to preserve the honesty and dignity that we all cherish here on the Internet. (Whatever).

I will post stats each month. High score is the 'Chess King/Queen" for 1998. Scores thru December 31, 1998 included.

So? Are you a Chess Master? Or so busy making money in the markets a Market Master?
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1123Hans Berliner, Master Chess Player and Programmer, Dies at 87 NY Times -- Dylan vitalremains-1/19/2017
1122Bobby Fischer Against the World [youtube video] The official website for the Hvitalremains11/17/2017
112113 year old Magnus Carlsen plays against Kasparov in 2004, reigning world champiStan-8/19/2011
1120Bobby Fischer documentary enlightening and disturbing: <i>By Scott D. PieStan-6/7/2011
1119YouTube user posts analysis of a couple thousand games. Here is a sample: youtubStan-4/3/2011
1118Grandmaster, Bent Larsen, dies 9-9-10 at the age of 75. nytimes.comStan-9/12/2010
1117Yeah, I looked through the site and that's a package they sell. Nice link tPatrick Slevin-3/1/2008
1116I really don't know about the endgame database. I only use the "puzzle Stan-3/1/2008
1115What time is it changed, or do they change it on a weekend? Is the endgame dataPatrick Slevin-3/1/2008
1114I like the 3 levels of difficulty per day without changing the link. I prefer chStan-3/1/2008
1113Nice, thanks. One more thing to keep me busy while trying to trade :)Patrick Slevin-2/29/2008
1112For those who like daily chess puzzles, there are three each day here. One easy,Stan-2/28/2008
1111Breaking News Alert The New York Times Friday, January 18, 2008 -- 6:34 AM ET --Patrick Slevin-1/18/2008
1110This is the first Sunday I guessed the right two moves for white from move thirtStan-11/12/2006
1109I thought perhaps it was a plug-in I didn't have. Anyway, I used to play whPatrick Slevin-10/10/2006
1108Actually, the java applet only displays the moves the players actually did in thStan-10/5/2006
1107I think I have the answer to today's, it's h7-h8 But I don't know hPatrick Slevin-10/5/2006
1106Another enjoyable one wih a daily puzzle is Click on the 'positiStan-10/4/2006
1105Neat link, thanks. I no longer play. Takes too much time.Patrick Slevin-10/1/2006
1104I know the game, but don't have the patience for it. But, this is a good sitStan-9/30/2006
1103Thanks for the link. Haven't followed chess in quite a long time.Patrick Slevin-9/26/2006
11022 games have been played in the current world championship match between kramniksoftware salesperson-9/24/2006
1101Gee, I dunno. Perhaps the answer lies in the reluctance of Americans to think aPatrick Slevin-11/18/2005
1100Grub 1100 Thanks, JaneJane4IceCream-3/28/2005
1099What happened to the chess thread? No posts since '99? Why not get it goinPartyTime-2/25/2005
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