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Dann Corbit
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Re: Coffee house player

Post by Dann Corbit » Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:17 pm

Look wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:03 pm
Hi,

Who is a "coffee house player" ?
There used to be a big collection of players who met at the Crossroads in Bellevue, WA. It was quite popular and attracted some really strong players (e.g. including Yasser Seirawan).

So locally it was a cultural thing, like park players in New York city.
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Re: Coffee house player

Post by Henk » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:07 am

Nimzowich is a more famous example of a coffee house player.
Started by playing for money in a coffee house.

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Re: Coffee house player

Post by carldaman » Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:08 am

Coffeehouse players are still around. Some may even be silicon-based. :lol:

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