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Harry Nelson Pillsbury vs William Ewart Napier
"Caught Napping" (game of the day Jul-20-2017)
Monte Carlo (1902), Monte Carlo MNC, rd 9, Feb-17
French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  1-0


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Jul-20-17  Ultra: Interesting game. Black looks to be coming back but really isn't.
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17. Qxb7 was a bit of a surprise. Is it really the best move?

Jul-20-17  The Kings Domain: Amusing win by the tragic American master.
Jul-20-17  RookFile: Black's counter-attack sure looked dangerous.
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  ChessHigherCat: <offramp> 17 Qxb7 looks a cheapo pawn grab but I think he was hoping for Rb8 followed by Qe4 and Nc6 to force the trade of black's LSB, which eventually proved so bothersome on the long diagonal

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Jul-20-17  cunctatorg: Is 19... Rb6 (surrendering the pawn at h6 and the King's fortifications) the "relatively best" move? I guess so...
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  kevin86: Mate to come soon.
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