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Thanks for the vote of confidence about my endings, but a French Defense buff?! lol
oh andy...you came and you gave without taking..but i sent you away ohh...andy...(from a barry manilow song)
While my name is Thomas, and I don't know squat about the game, I'll be the last one to proclaim myself a guru...
Aaron - a patzer, if ever there was oneAdam - tells everyone that "chess sucks", secretly plays Chessmaster every dayAlbert - a rusty oldtimer, will kick your butt if you are not carefulAlexander - participates in chess tournaments only to flirt with the girlsAndrew - a naive woodpusher, goes for Scholar's Mate every timeAnthony - a French defence buff, pretty dangerous in the endgameArnold - a chess hooligan, slams the pieces into the boardBradley - expert strength player, plays boring openings thoughBrandon - an opening specialist, needs to work on the middlegameBrent - hates chess, will punch you if you ask him whyChad - capable of downing unbelievable amounts of brew during the gameChristian - claims to be GM strength, noone has ever seen him playChristopher - a gracious loser, easy to beat, tooCody - weird guy, carries a miniature chess set with him at all timesCraig - likes to give you odds of a pawn or two, then losesDaniel - offers draw all the time, go figureDavid - keeps losing won gamesDennis - tenacious player, fights to the very endDerek - strong endgame player, average otherwiseDonald - a coffehouse player, likes to tell stories during the gameDouglas - will not play chess unless given at least knight oddsEdward - chess addict, will badger you for a game for everErik - an immensely wealthy guy, collects antique chess setsEvan - trained by a chess coach, an insufferable buffoonFrank - likes to talk about chess, and... yeah, just talkGary - grandmaster material, will beat you blindfoldedGeorge - a duffer in the endgame, otherwise quite goodJames - could become a grandmaster, but for his lazy attitudeJared - a strong tactician, weak in the endgameJason - claims to be a patzer, in fact an expert strength playerJeremy - a Sicilian specialist, almost a grandmasterJohn - likes to spice up brilliant play with inexplicable blundersJonathan - envokes the touch-move rule in blitz, would you believeJustin - likes to boast about his wins, did not learn the en passant rule yetJoshua - an unimaginative player, rarely makes mistakes thoughJoseph - chess and alcohol don't mix, enough saidKeith - an average woodpusher, plays terribly slowlyKevin - a chess hustler, pure and simpleKyle - owns tons of chess books, a consummate theoreticianMagnus - a future world chess champion, stay out of his way or be crushedMatthew - a future grandmaster, if trained non-stop for the next 20 yearsMichael - never finishes a game, always claims timeoutsNathan - not to be underestimated, a Caro-Kann expertNicholas - suspected of cheating by many, in fact a very capable playerPatrick - opens with 1.a4, no commentPaul - a great strategist, loses it completely in complex positionsRichard - an expert to some, a patzer to othersRobert - a kingside attacker, never castlesRyan - more interested in girls than in chess
Samuel - complains about the unfairness of ratings, arbiters, players, pairings, etc Steven - walks away from a game to get a brew, never returnsThomas - a self-proclaimed chess guru, doesn't know squat about the gameTimothy - a decent enough player, often gets into time troubleWesley - an enthusiastic little patzerWilliam - can get really upset after losing a game, watch out
i love brent. anyway why did you come up with that list, did you make character up for a chess novel you are going to write?
Bizarre how all the names are Anglo male. Could we at least get a Vladimir, a Luis and an Alexandra?
ok,.. I'll try
Alexandra --> Prefers bishops over knights
Luis --> Knows the basic rules. Poor loser. Better at coaching football
Vladimir --> Prefers to play at night
Antoinette --> The bitch of the board
Afaf --> One of the pretiest female chessplayers
Alia --> Sings while playing
Dacio --> Plays romanticly
Daisy --> Does more quaking then playing
Dora --> Adventerous moves
Jill --> Plays at home against her husband because he likes chess. She honestly doesn't care.
Lakeisha --> Always shows up on tournaments with her lovely sister Leticia
Laura --> Cheats, kicks you under the table, pulls hair, lies.
Madonna --> A bit of a showoff
Mae --> Yes you can.
Mathilda --> Unbeatable. Off the board very nice girl
Olga --> Bold player, will go for an attack on the king every time.
Ventura --> Content with a draw, also content with losing.
Vikki --> Not really good at chess, keeps beating male opposition for some reason
Xen(i)a --> Warrior of and on the board
Yelena --> Average player, lets her children win to let them gain confidence. Her husband loves that, but is unknowing that she treats him the same.
Yvette --> Keeps moving the opponents pieces.
Zelda --> Keeps losing the Queen
Could this be done with nicknames or is it limited to names only?
lol, I dont think that this is meant as a serious post...So do as you please :-D
a few of them were so funny.i burst into laughter.thanks.
Hah. And um...thanks. :P
Aww was disapointed in my description (Michael) haha . Probably somewhere inbetween Timothy and Wesley. Fun thread though
what about isaac which is my name
Isaac - Wants his name defined in a thread on chess.com
Fun thread! Enjoyed reading through the descriptions for all the names.
Looks like my name should be Chad Czervik.
Isaac - Wants his name defined in a thread on chess.com
Come on give me a real definition
I'm a Robert. While I'll happily attack the kingside if the opportunity presents itself, I usually only do so after castling.
My first impression was that this list might be a description of the lobotomized computer "players" in the Chessmaster series, so I first checked to see if Muldoon was listed. I checked my name only after seeing that he wasn't there.
I see Magnus in the list, but are most of these names actual Chess.com players?
I'm no hustler, I just blunder lots of games, but manage to play better when I concentrate on not making them.
I know a Christopher who plays chess -- however he isn't a gracious loser (quite the opposite, actually) and isn't very easy to beat either!
My nephew beat HOUDINI?!?!
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