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Chess-oriented crossword: very difficult


  • 5 years ago · Quote · #1

    Crazychessplaya

    Probably the most difficult of my crosswords so far...

    Answers so far:

    Across: 1.Miles, 3.Barleycorn, 5.Bird, 7.Regence, 10.Taimanov, 11.Sliwa

    Down: 1.Mecking, 2.Bogart, 4.Lilienthal, 6.FEN, 8.Sicilian, 9.Norms

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #2

    rooperi

    1 A Mles

    4 A Bird

    7 A Regence

    8 D Sicilian

    9 D Norms

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #3

    Crazychessplaya

    rooperi wrote:

    1 A Mles

    4 A Bird

    7 A Regence

    8 D Sicilian

    9 D Norms


     Wow, I'm impressed! Miles is just a fingerslip I gather...

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #4

    rooperi

    Yeah, Miles : )

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #5

    rooperi

    Immortal losing game winner?  That's a little cryptic, lol

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #6

    zankfrappa

    6 down is fen?

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #7

    Crazychessplaya

    zankfrappa wrote:

    6 down is fen?


     Yes!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #8

    zankfrappa

    1 down is Mecking.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #9

    Crazychessplaya

    Correct!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #10

    Crazychessplaya

    Xylograph wrote:

    11 Is Silwa, 4 is perhaps Korchnoi?


     11 is Sliwa, 4 is not Korchnoi.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #11

    zankfrappa

    4 down is Lilienthal.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #12

    Crazychessplaya

    Lilienthal is correct.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #13

    goldendog

    3a barleycorn

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #14

    zankfrappa

    10 across is Taimanov.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #15

    Crazychessplaya

    goldendog wrote:

    3a barleycorn


     Yes!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #16

    Crazychessplaya

    zankfrappa wrote:

    10 across is Taimanov.


     Correct!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #17

    goldendog

    2d bogart

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #18

    Lord-Chaos

    gah another one?! lol.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #19

    Crazychessplaya

    goldendog wrote:

    2d bogart


     Correct!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #20

    Crazychessplaya

    Thanks to everyone who helped solve!


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