User:SyG

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We are in week 32, month 08 of year 2015

Places[edit]

I was born in Sélestat. I have lived in La Vancelle, Thanvillé, Strasbourg, Zoufftgen, Courbevoie, Paris, London, Munich

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Provocative thoughts[edit]

  • I believe Wikipedia should not include all the information available in the universe.
  • I believe 90% of articles currently on Wikipedia are not really notable from an encyclopaedic viewpoint.
  • I believe Wikipedia should allow commercial advertisements.
  • I believe Wikipedia is currently not efficient, as the gigantic work of millions of people has only resulted in about 5000 articles of quality, and most of them are on unimportant topics.
  • I believe I should not engage actions based on the beliefs above.

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Pages I have managed (almost) entirely[edit]

Good article Budapest Gambit
Symbol start class.svg King's Indian Defence, Four Pawns Attack
Symbol list class.svg List of chess books

Pages I have helped to bring to quality[edit]

Here are the pages I have helped to bring to a class of quality (meaning Featured article FA-class, A-Class article A-class or Good article GA-class) one way or another, usually by doing some reviews on it and/or bringing it to the appropriate review.
Featured article First-move advantage in chess
Featured article George H. D. Gossip
A-Class article Bughouse chess
A-Class article Ashot Nadanian
Good article Alexander Alekhine
Good article Budapest Gambit
Good article Emanuel Lasker
Good article Howard Staunton
Good article Rules of chess

Awards I have given[edit]

Hereunder are the barnstars I have given, for the great work these guys have performed:

Awards I have received[edit]

I hereby award SyG the Bronze Wiki Award for great work on bringing First-move advantage in chess to FA.Cheers, Casliber 05:45, 27 June 2008 (UTC)
Barnstar-lightbulb3.png What a Brilliant Idea Barnstar
For your idea of creating an infobox for chess openings I award you this barnstar. Voorlandt 21:55, 14 August 2007 (UTC)
Barnstar of Diligence.png The Barnstar of Diligence
You certainly deserve this for being so patient and helpful in the A-class review of Howard Staunton, as well as the work you did tying up the loose ends in Alexander Alekhine. Many thanks! Philcha (talk) 19:25, 6 July 2008 (UTC)
Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Wikipedian's Barnstar
For several things, (1) almost singlehandedly doing list of chess books, (2) rating (at least) hundreds of chess articles, and (3) a lot of other stuff! Bubba73 (talk), 22:54, 9 August 2008 (UTC)
Peace Barnstar 6.png The Barnstar of Diplomacy
You certainly deserve this for your recent efforts. The "Quotes" thread was a brilliant safety valve. -- Philcha (talk) 22:43, 18 August 2008 (UTC)
Barnstar for Chess.png The Chess Barnstar
For many useful contributions to chess articles. Bubba73 (Who's attacking me now?), 01:50, 21 December 2009 (UTC)