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xerox ♡ 10 ( +1 | -1 )
Cyrano I'm playing him too,
Do I have a chance ?:):)
what a joke! If I'll draw, that would be a miracle
But it is possible :):)
superblunder ♡ 12 ( +1 | -1 )
You are a good player I think if you put a lot of thought into your moves and play solid chess, you can draw him. But if you get too aggressive or greedy...forget it.
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hardcorepawn ♡ 36 ( +1 | -1 )
You have a chance in every game, I never start a game thinking I have no way of winning. If you make all the right moves you will at least draw.

Think positive, forget your opponents rating (it isnt important) and dont give the game away by little mistakes. If you play a good game you should be pleased with whatever result you get.
ares ♡ 5 ( +1 | -1 )
having played him before I'd say you have no chance, but its worth a try.
no offense or anything.
tulkos ♡ 23 ( +1 | -1 )
I have played cyrano many times, and I think that xerox may be able to draw, provided he stays away from little mistakes giving away his position, and big ones giving away material.
tulkos ♡ 6 ( +1 | -1 )
p.s. I'm not saying he has to play perfectly--- just pretty close. ;-)
ares ♡ 9 ( +1 | -1 )
IF you don't beat cyrano I would like to challenge you, but if you beat him or draw him I don't want the loss.
ares ♡ 3 ( +1 | -1 )
board #805676 is the one their playing
xerox ♡ 5 ( +1 | -1 )
The probrem is i'm not happy with a draw.
I always want to win :)
ares ♡ 1 ( +1 | -1 )
sorry bd805676
ares ♡ 3 ( +1 | -1 )
sorry again I give up some else do it
tulkos ♡ 9 ( +1 | -1 )
here, board #805676
xerox ♡ 15 ( +1 | -1 )
you may all discuss our game.
I mean al the moves that are made.
Do not tell what your next move would be, because that wouldn't be honest
white_disc ♡ 4 ( +1 | -1 )
Petroff ? Was that Petroff opening by black ?
ares ♡ 3 ( +1 | -1 )
tulkos how do you do that link thing?
ares ♡ 1 ( +1 | -1 )
who is who? are you white?
bigt2555 ♡ 22 ( +1 | -1 )
xerox Keep your head up! You can beat him. He is human just like you. Just play your game, and if you stick to your game, no matter what happens, win or loss, you still win.

Kind regards,
xerox ♡ 3 ( +1 | -1 )
Black I'm black and yes, that was petrov
xerox ♡ 3 ( +1 | -1 )
I mean That i'm playing black
macheide ♡ 95 ( +1 | -1 )
xerox Dear friend,

I played him twice. With white pieces I would lost anyway. It was a lesson for me: "Do not follow Openings Books as if they were infalible" (I refer to a variation I "learned" from a book by Larry Christiansen and Jeremy Silman on the "Dutch Defense". With the black pieces, I think I had a pretty good position,..., but then, it did came the "T (tragical) Day", (7th December, 2002) when I decided to resign all my games in course, in the same day, and leave Chess (I was depressed and lose interest in the game).

He is a great player, but not invencible at all,..., please.

Besides, with is overwhelming superiority over the rest of GK crowd, I think he should be playing in the ICCF also, and, with that playing strenght, I'm sure he must become ICGM very soon, and maybe, look for more ambitious heighs.

I recommend you to play the board, not the player. After all, he's a flesh and bone player. Don't you think so?

Yours truly,


xerox ♡ 6 ( +1 | -1 )
What do you think of my position at the moment?
Please tell me.
xerox ♡ 7 ( +1 | -1 )
I don't want to know what youre next move would be
indiana-jay ♡ 21 ( +1 | -1 )
A brief look
May be his pieces are badly scattered, but his pieces are very near to your King, and your Queen is going nowhere. This typical view, in my opinion, tends to bring a victory for white. Soon.
indiana-jay ♡ 10 ( +1 | -1 )

Oh no! I should have shut up. I don't think that such comment, no matter worthless, is fair...
elovater ♡ 77 ( +1 | -1 )
One question, xerox. Think it's not unfair to put this question because the position it refers to is past. I was quite surprised when cyrano moved c4-c5 giving up the pressure on c5, fixing his pawns on the dark squares (he has the "bad" bishop). A bold decision for almost every endgame must be worse for him now and he has to attack on your kingside successfully otherwise he's in great danger. Now my question: He seems to have achieved a lot as indiano-jay pointed out. Wouldn't it have been better to move the bishop to c7 instead of e7? It would have been facing the white king (diagonal b8-h2 + the important square f4) and it would have kept the e-file open to maybe fight for its possesion. Or is there any tactical refutation I did not mention (I only had a brief look)?
Kind regards and much success further on!