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Cenek Kottnauer vs Alexander Alekhine
"Welcome Back Kottnauer" (game of the day Sep-05-2017)
Duras 60 mem (1942), Prague, rd 4, Dec-08
Queen's Indian Defense: Classical. Traditional Variation Main Line (E19)  ·  0-1
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-05-17
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  offramp: Today's pun styling is based on the famous TV programme <Welcome Back Kotter>. This was set in a New York school and starred John Travolta and the young Amy Botwinick.

As for the game, it's best to ask Mike Ringwood.

Sep-05-17
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  HeMateMe: Who were the Sweat Hogs? Tal, Petrosian and Spassky? hehhhehehe....
Sep-05-17
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  Sneaky: This is what I call a "that's the way the cookie crumbles" game. I can't put my finger on what White did wrong. Yeah, he doubled his pawns, but Alekhine had a backward pawn; it seemed like he had fine compensation during the middle game. But then all the wood got chopped off the board and White was hopeless. What did he do to deserve it?
Sep-05-17
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  HeMateMe: white's backward f pawn and his weak a pawn were his undoing. Once AA opened up the game by liquidating a pair of pawns on the queenside, white had too many holes to plug.
Sep-05-17  Ironmanth: Curious game! Could White have held the endgame?!
Sep-05-17
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  fiercebadger: Blacks rook and bishop worked well together , the White knight had good squares but wasn't attacking anything. Black had pawn breaks and this improved the bishop even more. Cenek Kottnauer was my chess coach in london during the 80s!
Sep-05-17
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  kevin86: A real taffy pu;;,but black's pieces player better together.
Sep-05-17
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  ajk68: The critical mistake was 65.a1?

65. Rh6+ was needed. (0.00=Stockfish 5, 37 ply)

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