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Morris Giles vs Walter Shawn Browne
"Clearance, the Cross-Eyed Line" (game of the day Nov-08-2016)
89th US Open (1988), Boston, MA USA, Aug-??
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B98)  ·  1-0
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Jun-24-04  Tigran Petrosian: A great game from a retired brilliant and obscure african american master.
Apr-17-05  chessdrummer: Yes... very obscure. A nice gentleman... quiet and reserved, but not over the board!

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May-02-05  ConspTheory06: This game needs to be a Biblical story for any of those who play the Nordjorf as white!!
Jan-17-08
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  FSR: I knew Giles back when I directed tournaments at the Chicago Chess Center. Great game!
Jun-07-12  Wyatt Gwyon: Beautiful finish.
Jun-07-12  Wyatt Gwyon: Giles seems like an interesting dude from what little is available on him. Anyone know what happened to him?
Jan-02-13  shatranj7: Wyatt Gwyon: He just died this week.
Nov-08-16
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  Phony Benoni: Now that is a decent pun. Here's the original reference.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clare...

Nov-08-16
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  offramp: I think someone has daktaried the game score.
Nov-08-16
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  Danoboston: I played in the 1988 U.S. Open. Once my game finished, I watched the last 5 or so moves of this game and was amazed at the final combination.
Nov-08-16
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  perfidious: <Here comes a candle to light you to bed

And here comes a chopper to chop off your head>

Elegant combinative tour de force.

Nov-08-16
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  bubuli55: It seems with 17...Rd8 Black would follow up with 18...Rd1+ and 19...Bxb3 to cut down on the forces. This is an example that even surrounding the K with majors, well placed maneuvers can do the kill.

Great game by Giles.

Nov-08-16
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  kevin86: The bishop mates next turn!
Nov-08-16
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  patzer2: The cvurrent popular alternative in this line is 8...Qc7 as in Karjakin vs Ivanchuk, 2015.

The decisive mistake appears to be 14...Be6? allowing 15. e5! (+2.08 @ 27 depth, Stockfish 7).

Instead, Black could have secured an unbalanced but equal position with 14... Bxc3 15. Qxc3 Be6 = when play might have continued 16. Qxg7 Qe3+ 17. Kb1 Rh7 18. Qd4 Qxd4 19. Rxd4 Bxb3 20. axb3 Rd8 21. g3 Ne6 22. Rd5 Nc7 23. Rd2 Re7 24. Re1 Re6 25. c3 Ke7 26. Kc2 Ne8 = (0.00 @ 21 depth, Deep Fritz 15).

Nov-08-16  tatarch: Good puzzle at 25. ? white to move
Nov-08-16
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  morfishine: And yet another great game is defaced by a pathetic game-title
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