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by abiodun
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: PGN format
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: PGN format

Greetings Imreallylousy ! ! ! First go to your main user's page and look on the left towards the top for "My Profile" . Click on this. Next, look below the box of lined info for "Rating History" . Click on this. You should now be on a page that shows a listing of the games you have played with vari...
by abiodun
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Play A Lifer!
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: Play A Lifer!

..................................... http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ4gVdNrRuJghJBD7d3CkePYXgjxlVkOWTNCj7tRDoBeJSlgCsUHVWoHvmxnQ Tsk-Tsk-Tsk ...... Shame on me ! The fact that Redketchuplover was providing us with what appears to be a U.S. mail address , I should have realized that this w...
by abiodun
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Play A Lifer!
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: Play A Lifer!

Thanks Greg for this clarification. The mere thought of them being able to go on-line
freightens me :)

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by abiodun
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Play A Lifer!
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: Play A Lifer!

........................................................ http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTJnKPeNXPKzAl6yS9cEtsyBp31LJIzbqyPjUpyvcCTZJ8dZ4dNP-pz1gw Greetings Redketchuplover ! I was not aware that inmates were allowed access to the internet ...... Is this true ! Otherwise, how then are they ...
by abiodun
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Forfeits and move time limit
Replies: 6
Views: 7156

Re: Forfeits and move time limit

........................... http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSszTnymtfXxc3QLdW53TKOMxXnqH4xGfVC2XeOslVmCR4lHNhOMKJNeHHU ........................... Greetings Jboger . . . . I feel your frustrations ! Sounds like a need, perhaps, for some referee-decison-making here .... ? ? ? Rest assurred B...
by abiodun
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: We're.............
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: We're.............

.......................................... http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQmzuljY80e-mGBiGTMcpJ8TnJMeE2-P7OpPdHKK8ZgcszO5czHfwqKaajW .................................... .................................YES ! .................................................................. What A Gloriou...
by abiodun
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Top Movers
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Re: Top Movers

Hey There Ziggy ..... ! I have to totally agree with you ....simply too many moves to calculate in one day for me ! .................................. http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR8iaNpN35Sjr_MthsezQdqxTug6q731GCwC9OE7EvxU_SHcOqqv_Zh8ww ......................................... ....but...
by abiodun
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Merry Christmas Net-Chess.Com ! ! !
Replies: 1
Views: 1283

Merry Christmas Net-Chess.Com ! ! !

.................................... http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSAMzQS6Tu0YXqzC4nFnt73Cs3DsebrqEsf4y1g0JsfOjYXyRWd6LICmd8 .......................... ..................................... Abiodun Wishes .................... Peace Among All Chess Players, Here at Net-Chess ! ! ! [/color]...
by abiodun
Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Favorite Openings?!
Replies: 8
Views: 3468

Re: Favorite Openings?!

Thanks Iamachessstudent [/b] for starting this Stimulating Topic ! I wish to add a quote which is not directly related to your subject matter here, but just might inspire some other forum/site member like it has inspired me these past 18 or so years since it was first published. And Yes ..... it can...
by abiodun
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Favorite Openings?!
Replies: 8
Views: 3468

Re: Favorite Openings?!

The lower your rating the less important are the opening moves. Computer analysis shows that at my level I make weak moves and blunders more often than I care to admit. What is the use of playing the opening like a strong GM and then playing the rest of the game like a 1600 patzer ? " Well stated I...
by abiodun
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Are we getting stronger?
Replies: 2
Views: 3152

Re: Are we getting stronger?

............................................. http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQedTZ7Nu9BqlD7_JNqj52F7_Who6L2AI7uVjka4EZEWTHphDyYJdgOdWc Interesting comments and insights you have shared here with us Irrawang ! Thank-You ! I consider myself one of the dinosaurs, since I don't own or have eve...
by abiodun
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Happy Birthday...
Replies: 3
Views: 2796

Re: Happy Birthday...

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQHj80-qBXa3dGgpjvSwQ5drrUDBSkReC6m6O3BfJChVKH9zcEd2H_qKrhD http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQHj80-qBXa3dGgpjvSwQ5drrUDBSkReC6m6O3BfJChVKH9zcEd2H_qKrhD http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQHj80-qBXa3dGgpjvSwQ5drrUDBSkReC6m6O3BfJChVKH9zcEd2H_qKrhD...
by abiodun
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Chess News
Topic: 28 straight wins...
Replies: 4
Views: 5445

Re: 28 straight wins...

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTFPZ9LuK10_A9llFfpT86bg1UuceMaP2k5AOFxFLiO86aRUig773-LZok Thanks so much Redketchuplover for all of these bits of noteworthy chess events you so graciously share with us ! :D I think it would be even nicer if you could also share with us any of the Who-What-...
by abiodun
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Be careful with your furry friends in the heat.
Replies: 2
Views: 3809

Re: Be careful with your furry friends in the heat.

Point well taken Greg, especially with more hot/humid weather to be had this summer.

My condolences to your loss ... :(
by abiodun
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Is This a Net-Chess First ???.....
Replies: 4
Views: 4834

Re: Is This a Net-Chess First ???.....

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Hello George .... Your remark above raised a few chuckles from me. :lol: :lol: :lol:

We'll meet again across the boards ... I'm sure.
by abiodun
Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Is This a Net-Chess First ???.....
Replies: 4
Views: 4834

Is This a Net-Chess First ???.....

Never before have I played in or even witnessed the following results ..... 3 Player Match: m1493667079 Game White Black Moves Last Move Status g1105280913 gcohen abiodun 36 6/17/2017 Draw . g1105280914 abiodun gcohen 33 6/13/2017 Draw . g1105280915 fluors gcohen 41 5/26/2017 Draw . g1105280916 gco...
by abiodun
Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Calculating Moves [again] After MidNight ....
Replies: 0
Views: 1909

Calculating Moves [again] After MidNight ....

............................................. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_1GPeLz5A6xk/RwlI3Iqc6iI/AAAAAAAAACk/IN6SD2sR4Jg/s400/moonlight.jpg To All My Worthy Opponents Here at Net-Chess .... Jozeph - Fluors - GCohen - Zzvotra - WVManiac - JVan - and All Others ..... All of You Guys who play these UNOR...
by abiodun
Mon May 29, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Most embarrassing defeat ever...
Replies: 3
Views: 3144

Re: Most embarrassing defeat ever...

Thanks RedKetchupLover for sharing ! I only wish that in order for us to better appreciate the true flavor of your loss, you would have provided us with the PGN, or at least the move order numbers .... :?: [Event " "] [Site " "] [Date " "] [Round " "] [White ELO " "] [Black ELO " "] [Result " "] [E...
by abiodun
Sat May 13, 2017 1:42 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Stale Chess (variant idea)
Replies: 3
Views: 3594

Re: Stale Chess (variant idea)

Win by Stalemate ...? No Such Thing ! Chess is War ! [/b] I happen to agree with Knightmare ! ...................................... http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQlcVSl9XGZaEI3k5FDVu9CrgfJQGoHGhtGjxqq460v8IAbxL6MHeEWb1U .............................................. However, Redketchupl...
by abiodun
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Chess News
Topic: In Reykjavik...
Replies: 3
Views: 4748

Re: In Reykjavik...

Thanks Redketchuplover ... I Found It ! , although the players' colors are reversed from your reply above. Here's the PGN of the game for any curious members : [Event "Reykjavik Open 2017"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2017.04.19"] [Round "1.116"] [White "Wecker, Martin"] [Black "Petursson, Armann...
by abiodun
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Chess News
Topic: In Reykjavik...
Replies: 3
Views: 4748

Re: In Reykjavik...

At what tourney/where/when .... or maybe I should ask at which online chess site ? ?
by abiodun
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Chess News
Topic: Zhongyi Tan...
Replies: 2
Views: 2729

Re: Zhongyi Tan...

After reading his numerous "Chess News" posts here, I wish to nominate our REDKETCHUPLOVER as Our Most Prolific "Chess-Net News Sharer" ! ! ! And present Him with this "Trophy of Recognition" ! Saludos REDKETCHUPLOVER ! ! ! ................................................... http://t1.gstatic.com/i...
by abiodun
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 9 World Championships...
Replies: 3
Views: 3495

Re: 9 World Championships...

redketchuplover wrote:I think Rapid is usually 25m + 10s/move and Blitz is 5m + 3s/move


Oh ... Okay ! This sounds to be an already established time control. Shows me how little I knew ... :(
by abiodun
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 9 World Championships...
Replies: 3
Views: 3495

Re: 9 World Championships...

............................................. http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRhqf45H65Jyy0cBLcXy0YIatyQGJWBPqRcqTyygxRWgBOeYd9nEMqMMDK8 ........................................... I like your proposed setup .... but what would the difference be, between Rapid and Blitz ... ? ? ? I'm guessi...
by abiodun
Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: unable to login
Replies: 3
Views: 3532

Re: unable to login

Greetings John ! I've been waiting patiently for someone in the know [Greg] to provide you with some possible solutions .... but meanwhile, the first thought that came to me was ..... How you were even able to post this forum message, unless you were able to log in ? ? ? Perhaps you haven't given u...
by abiodun
Tue Jan 03, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: About signing up for the 2017 tournament...
Replies: 1
Views: 2292

Re: About signing up for the 2017 tournament...

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Thanks Sonrisante ! Good Stuff To Know & Remember !
by abiodun
Tue Aug 23, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: A New Tourney Beginning Now ..... 1.Nf3
Replies: 0
Views: 2570

A New Tourney Beginning Now ..... 1.Nf3

.................................................. http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTvoOWlmWFssQFepBdzab_IoqRsP4IQEV1BfE66W0EQ-1TwVgz755TJO2vN .............................................................. "Sometimes the term "Réti Opening" is used to describe the opening move 1.Nf3, althoug...
by abiodun
Thu Aug 18, 2016 5:27 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Playing Against Our Net-Chess Server Engine ?
Replies: 6
Views: 7427

Re: Playing Against Our Net-Chess Server Engine ?

I just payed the server for the first time in a year or so. I was losing as I always do when I play the server, so I forced the server into the "3 move repetition " rule. However, the game didn't end. It just kept on going. I stopped playing after about 10 repetitive moves. Does the server not reco...
by abiodun
Tue Aug 16, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Playing Against Our Net-Chess Server Engine ?
Replies: 6
Views: 7427

Re: Playing Against Our Net-Chess Server Engine ?

Yea, you can use as much time as you want, the seconds per move is just for the engine's time limit. The engine is the GNU Chess Engine. Ohhhh ..... Okay .... Got It ! So now, in the words of The Olympic Games .... Let These Games Begin ! ! ! ! ...................................... http://t2.gstat...
by abiodun
Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Playing Against Our Net-Chess Server Engine ?
Replies: 6
Views: 7427

Re: Playing Against Our Net-Chess Server Engine ?

.......................................................... http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTFJ-nU8FEzHgmmVXplMJuuEKp6kuDMKt0j3HwWF3AS8GtPixO4v3UT5Lg .......................................... Hey Y'All ..... I Think I Got My Answer ....... ! ! ! I was able to beat-up on Our Net-Chess Playin...
by abiodun
Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Playing Against Our Net-Chess Server Engine ?
Replies: 6
Views: 7427

Playing Against Our Net-Chess Server Engine ?

......................................................... http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQjqnxsDuOi5Ouez5U1G-7Z3FBhWC_8J3tqfwKXvi2T_ji777l-LexkCLg ......................................................... Our Net-Chess Server Engine Causes Me Stress ! ! While awaiting for my opponents to m...
by abiodun
Sat Aug 06, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Perhaps My Last .. ? ..?
Replies: 1
Views: 2886

Perhaps My Last .. ? ..?

........................................... http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRffKxmpGI6JJyD4ImQFb-iyAv6gv2hgD2MAlHPicRGBUK2e7xMC3C7b40 I hope I'm not violating any posting rules by posting this here .... But I simply wished to share with my chess-playing Net-Chess public here , just how T-H-...
by abiodun
Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: New Rating History Graphs
Replies: 2
Views: 3104

Re: New Rating History Graphs

I Agree ! :!:
by abiodun
Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Books, Software, and Websites
Topic: https://chessrex.com is...
Replies: 4
Views: 6407

Re: https://chessrex.com is...

I'm really curious Redketchuplover ...... How can you tell ?..?..?

Please educate me [us].
by abiodun
Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Same Old Beef
Replies: 31
Views: 18969

Re: Same Old Beef

... it made me think of something. I think I can give you a game you may remember, here's one from April, 2010. It was in the original "Zapper Classic "! g1105023594 Remember ? :) ................................... http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS8guUvlIBZHih1rOUtqyiZ0qTU4OmTFOszx4xGpfk4...
by abiodun
Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Same Old Beef
Replies: 31
Views: 18969

Re: Same Old Beef

......................................... http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTubJhzaZ8xZyQIlYtJOli0RDHycKLgwZAijR6Te99NWqoPOAzRQlKF8g I suppose I've been fortunate thus far, since I don't believe I have played against any of these 'sore loser' type opponents. Prior to joining a tourney however...
by abiodun
Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:25 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: What happened to Rating History, Greg?
Replies: 3
Views: 4154

Re: What happened to Rating History, Greg?

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTj7039cQIwVWrXZJNlXIVX8XC_A59zCOhW0zMmJwBRl3PDRZlVV-SYUYU Frankly ...... Abiodun is more concerned about refutations to The Berlin Defense, than what our Illustrious Site Administrator Wizard Greg might be doing lately, as He Sprinkles some enhancements here...
by abiodun
Wed May 04, 2016 1:37 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: How To Send a Message To a Fellow Net-Chess Member ?
Replies: 3
Views: 4222

How To Send a Message To a Fellow Net-Chess Member ?

I know that I should already know how to send a message to another fellow member here ...... but perhaps these last 3 brews I consumed are interfering with my thinking :P .... Can Someone Remind Me .... Please .... ? ? ? http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTF72Gglzbi94iDn-yFM017iX41pfoe_jroloI...
by abiodun
Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Best chance for chess success (imo)...
Replies: 3
Views: 4229

Re: Best chance for chess success (imo)...

redketchuplover wrote:merci beaucoup young humanoid :mrgreen:
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by abiodun
Tue Mar 22, 2016 2:02 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Best chance for chess success (imo)...
Replies: 3
Views: 4229

Re: Best chance for chess success (imo)...

Yes ! Yes ! I totally agree with you Redketchuplover And it's a bit surprising that you bring up this topic at this time, because these past 10 or 12 months I have devoted all my concentration on the nuances of The Reti Opening ; and it's only after having lost some important games when I as white ...
by abiodun
Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:59 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Happy 17th birthday net-chess.com
Replies: 6
Views: 8225

Re: Happy 17th birthday net-chess.com

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...............................................HIP- HIP- HOO-RAYYYYYY ! ! !.........................
by abiodun
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:07 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: What is the best number of games to have?
Replies: 9
Views: 10809

Re: What is the best number of games to have?

I've found that for myself, 15 - 20 games at once seems to be best, and likely 15-17 is the optimum number. I concur ! :!: On a side note ......... Being the ardent Journalism student that I was, during my college days, I wish that Gregg could somehow fix it so that, we could see an Ending Quotatio...
by abiodun
Thu Nov 05, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: remember remember...
Replies: 1
Views: 3969

Re: remember remember...

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by abiodun
Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: best chess tournaments
Replies: 1
Views: 3356

Re: best chess tournaments

Well Ed, I can give you my opinion on the first part of your question, but I'm baffled as how to respond to the second part of your poser. The New York International Tournament of 1924 is at the top of my list , with the likes of Capablanca/ Alekhine/ Emanuel Lasker/ Edward Lasker/ Marshall/ Janowsk...
by abiodun
Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Your Favorite Chess Quote ... ?
Replies: 6
Views: 10949

Re: Your Favorite Chess Quote ... ?

"The passed Pawn is a criminal, who should be kept under lock and key. Mild measures such as police surveillance are not sufficient"
Hey Cliff, My Bud !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This particular quote THAT YOU SHARED,
means Soooooooo Much To ME !!!!!!

Yes Sir !!!!!!
by abiodun
Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Your Favorite Chess Quote ... ?
Replies: 6
Views: 10949

Your Favorite Chess Quote ... ?

...................................... http://www.clipartbest.com/cliparts/dc6/ebd/dc6ebdroi.png Greetings Fellow Pawn Pushers ! :) :) :) Does anyone else ever get burdened down with your current game-load moves/plans/strategies, etc. [on top of balancing life's daily struggles] , and have difficult...
by abiodun
Thu Jun 11, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Games analyzed, annotated
Replies: 2
Views: 4580

Re: Games analyzed, annotated

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Thanks Iamachessstudent !

I may take you up on such a worth while offer !
by abiodun
Sun Apr 12, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Another BDG Tourney Has Been Posted !
Replies: 1
Views: 3439

Re: Another BDG Tourney Has Been Posted !

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Exciting stuff going-on here in this BDG Tourney !

You owe it to yourself to Check It Out !

:lol:
by abiodun
Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:05 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Another BDG Tourney Has Been Posted !
Replies: 1
Views: 3439

Another BDG Tourney Has Been Posted !

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRMuval8bOyYNXT1NpsrpBel0ZH7WkLTMOgcMjFnRGjeHEb1Jk3CwXrtfo 1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.f3 [position shown here] Habitually, I seem to always return to engage my wits in what some call this to be "an unsound opening". Either way, perhaps there are others her...
by abiodun
Tue Mar 17, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 10 MOVES
Replies: 1
Views: 3474

Re: 10 MOVES

"Regardless of the time controls for a match, you're required to make your first move within 10 days of it becomming your turn. This rule holds true for both white and black. For example, when a match starts, white may wait 9 days before making a move. At that point, black much make a move within 10...