Shalamanov, Alexander   (RUS)       [FICGS member # 2136]

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Alexander Shalamanov

I'm 49 years old, divorced, no children. I play both OTB chess and correspondence chess. My hobbies are too many to list here, the most passionate ones include Anglo-Saxon literature and art, zen buddhism, yoga and zazen. I like people with hearts and I truly believe that benevolence will save the world!

Alexander Shalamanov has currently 0 running correspondence chess game(s), won 0, lost 14 and drawn 0 other games against an average elo of 1917, does not play advanced chess (fast time controls), does not play big chess, does not play Go (wei-ch'i, baduk), and does not play poker, finally Alexander finished a total of 14 games and is not playing any game right now.

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Last messages by Alexander Shalamanov in the forum :

FICGS Chess World Championship    (2007-06-28 08:35:41)

Hello dear chessfriends, I regret to inform all of you that, due to lack of time because of my involvement in the Russian Team Cup Final and a lot (...)

Issue of FP loyalty    (2007-06-26 16:39:38)

Open identity is a question of CC ethics, and, say, enough courage to show your person (and personnality) exposed to the community. Chess corresponden (...)

Good, good...    (2007-06-26 11:33:47)

Nice to hear that the match gonna take place under any weather! Lol! Great that the nicks stuff is fading into the background. Anyways, nicks or fake (...)

Books or technique?    (2007-06-26 11:26:12)

It's as simple as that: Rybka just outplayed her opponents in middlegames. Books have something to do, of course, but not that much. She just plays b (...)

Topalov issue    (2007-06-26 11:17:01)

The fact is the tourney in question has been arranged and promoted by Ch.Henzel, Kramnik's manager, so it stands to reason that Topalov is a persona (...)

Vacation    (2007-06-26 08:38:12)

As to me, 2 or 3 months would be fine. This way players wouldn't be put into a corner, especially when one plays a lot of games. Cheers, Alexander (...)

Why nicks then, Sergey?    (2007-06-25 13:49:30)

I just can't get why some of your IGAME team players use nicks instead of their real names? Are there some professional players in your team who do n (...)

Hello, Garvin!    (2007-06-24 09:55:59)

Nope, that's only half-truth. I've no idea of the others' motivation but my signing-up on here has nothing to do with an attempt to play versus the (...)

Hello, chess friends!    (2007-06-24 07:12:04)

Yeah, I've read the polemics, but don't feel like doing that, coz whatever I say would be misinterpreted by Serge & Co. Lol! I've got nothing t (...)

L'histoire de la verite, Thibauld :)    (2007-06-22 20:00:58)

En bonne justice, les invitations pour entrer dans l'equippe ont envoiee aux participants d'IGAME choisie. Alors beacoup de gens qu'ont vraiment vo (...)