|Jul-25-04|| ||azaris: Benko and Bronstein horsing around in the end. |
|Sep-08-05|| ||Resignation Trap: Botvinnik had a rather lengthy note to make while preparing for his match with Bronstein: "Against g3 stuff 'a la Barcza', 'Br' replied ...g6 followed by ...d5. Led to a Grunfeld Defense with c4 and ...c7-c5. 'Br' quite correctly and persistently played for simplification and, exploiting Benko's errors, obtained the better endgame. Clearly exploiting Benko's time trouble, skilfully picked up a pawn. Adjourned in a dead won position. During the resumption, in the first time trouble, went wrong, miscalculated, became rattled (exchanged too much!) and threw away the win. So - he goes wrong during the resumption in time trouble!!!"|
|Sep-08-05|| ||RookFile: Pretty humorous that Bronstein even played 104... f1=N. As soon as he does that, Benko can play anything
he wants, and it's a draw. But, Benko was threatening to take the pawn, and queening obviously doens't work due the knight fork. Leave it to Bronstein to promote to a knight!|
Maybe he was 'hoping' to get white to put his king on a8, his knight on a7,
and line his knights and king up just right, and mate him.
|Aug-09-07|| ||Petrosianic: If you think that's funny, the adjournment for this game was played off on the same day that this game was played:|
Bronstein vs G Barcza, 1949
Notice anything... similar about the endings?
|Jul-12-10|| ||sisyphus: Benko made the following comment about this game in his Chess Life column:|
<"I recall my first meeting over the board with Bronstein. I escaped to an endgame with one Knight against his two. It was a well-known theoretical draw, even without my Knight. I chased one of his Knights with mine, till the audience started to laugh. At that point he agreed to a draw.">
|Mar-28-13|| ||JudMc: What issue of Chess Life did Benko talk about this?|
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