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Robert James Fischer vs David Ames
Lincoln ch-US jr (1955), Lincoln, NE USA, rd 4, Jul-18
Four Knights Game: Italian Variation. Noa Gambit (C47)  ·  1/2-1/2


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Jul-29-04  Knight13: Interesting game.
Aug-25-04  wall: 4.Bc4?! is probably not best. 5.Bxf7+ may not be best. Perhaps just 5.Nxe4 or 5.O-O. 17.Nxd5 equalizes since 17...cxd5? 18.Qxd5+ Be6 19.Qxa5 favors White. Why doesn't White just play 25.Bxa7 and win a pawn?
Aug-26-04  Dpm: I guess Bobby was at one point mortal before he became superhuman!?
Nov-13-04  quXa: Well, he is simply following the Italian opening. A lot of youth players play this opening, well at least in my club :P. It's really not that bad....
Mar-14-05  RookFile: I actually met Mr. Ames.... he moved
onto different things than chess later... very humble man, because if I had drawn Bobby Fischer, I'd only be mentioning this every 5 minutes or so, lol.
Mar-14-05  zb2cr: Uhmmm...Bobby was 12 years old at the time of this game. He was not yet the youngest to achieve a masters' rating --that didn't come until he was 13 years & 5 months old. So there's not much to brag about drawing this game.
Jun-02-05  white pawn: When he was just a fetus, I actually beat him.
Aug-22-05  gomickeylol: Yeah, before he bought that castle shaped like a...castle? Um...a house shaped like a rook.
Mar-20-07  JIRKA KADLEC: 5.Bxf7?! / (5.Nxe4 = ; 5.0-0!?) 7.Neg5!? (7.Ng3 e4 8.Ng1 Bc5 9.N1e2 ; 8...h5!? 9.d4 h4 10.Nf1 Qf6 11.c3 Bd6 ) 9...Bg4 (9...Bxh3 10.gxh3 e4 11.Ne5 Qf6 12.Nxc6 bxc6 / )11.Nf4 ( 11.Nhg1 Qd6 A.12.h3 Bh5 13.Kf1 Qa6+ 14.Ne2 Re8 15.Nxe5 Rxe5 16.g4 Be8 17.a4 h5 ; B. 12.Qd4 Bxf3 13.Nxf3 Nxf3 14.gxf3 c5 ; C. 12.Be3 Qb4+; 12...Nc4 13.Qd4 Qb4+ 14.Nd2 Re8 )12.h3?! ( 12.Qe2 Bd6 ) 12...Nxf3?! (12...Bxf3 13.gxf3 Qf6 14.Rg1 Re8 15.Kf1 g6! 16.Rg3 Rh7 / )14...Bb4? (14...Qf6 15.c3 Bd6 16.Rg1 Re8 ) 15...Ba5 (15...Be7 / ) 16.Rg1 (16.Qb3 Kh7 17.0-0-0 b5! ) 16...Qe8?! = (16...Kh7; 16...Bb6 ) 18...Re8 ( 18...Kh7; 18...Bb6=) 19...Bc7? ( 19...Bd8! =; 19...Qxb3 20.axb3 Bb6 21.Ng6 Bxg6 22.Rxg6 Kh7 23.Rd6 Rhf8 24.Ke2 =) 20.Qxf7? ( 20.Nh5 Rh7? 21.Nf6+! ; 20...Be5 21.f4 Be6 22.Qd1 Bf6 23.h4! / ) 21.Nh5 (21.0-0-0) 23...Rd8?!= (23...g5 )
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  TheFocus: Opponent here is David Ames.
Oct-15-13  MrJafari: an equal game and the opponent played well...
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