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Jonathan Speelman vs Peter Biyiasas
Lone Pine (1978), Lone Pine, CA USA, rd 6, Apr-09
English Opening: Great Snake Variation (A10)  ·  0-1
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Jun-25-06
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  Phony Benoni: Can 22...Nf5 possibly be sound? It certainly works quickly enough.
Jun-25-06
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  IMlday: Louis Statham used to give away $300 per round for two games he liked, usually combo-bombo adventures. I think Peter made $200 for this one. Biyiasas had a good score vs Speelman (see also Speelman vs Biyiasas, 1979 ) but in 1978 Biyiasas was still Biyiasas and Speelman wasn't yet Speelman. Unfortunately Peter had an incurable degenerative eye disease so his career was rather short.
Jun-26-06
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  Phony Benoni: Thanks for the response. I have to admit I didn't know about Biyiasas's eye problems. Too bad.
Jun-27-06
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  IMlday: In the post-mortem I was vigourously in favour of 16.g5. Otherwise I figured that White had already gone wrong somewhere..

Peter and I shared a hotel room at the Skopje, 1972 Olympics. He was a total monomaniac, chess, 100%, all the time, zero other interests.

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