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Gilbert vs Vaysleder
"Gilbert Got Fried" (game of the day Apr-15-2012)
Moscow (Russia) (1964), It
Vienna Game: Stanley. Frankenstein-Dracula Variation (C27)  ·  0-1


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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-04  mack: I think this game deserves a bit of recognition, it's a wee bit odd
Apr-22-04  Kenkaku: <mack> No odder than any other game in the Frankenstein-Dracula.
Jul-26-09  Nullifidian: 20. ... ♗c3+ is an excellent sacrifice initiating a mate in 13! I'm very impressed with Gilbert's foresight here.

The full mate is 20. ... ♗c3+ 21. ♔xc3 ♕e5+ 22. ♔d2 ♕xe3+ 23. ♔d1 ♗xf3+ 24. ♕xf3 ♕xf3+ 25. ♔c1 ♕xh1+ 26. ♔d2 ♕xh2+ 27. ♔c3 ♕e5+ 28. ♙d4 ♕e3+ 29. ♔b4 ♕xd4+ 30. ♙c4 ♕d2+ 31. ♔a3 ♖e3 32. Any Move ♕a5#

Apr-15-12  newzild: We've had a few Frankie-Dracs recently. All have been quite fun.
Apr-15-12  capablancakarpov: Today Gilbert tries to win for the 3rd year in a row the Amstel Gold Race... funny!
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  SuperPatzer77: After 20...♗c3+!, White resigns in lieu of (see moves below:)

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1) 21. ♔xc3 ♘b5+!, 22. ♔c4 ♕xe3, 23. ♕h4+ ♔c8, 24. d4 ♕d2!! (Δ ♘d6#), 25. ♔xb5 (25. ♕g3 (preventing ♘d6#) d5+!, 26. ♔xb5 ▢ ♕a5#) ♕a5+, 26. ♔c4 a6#

2) 21. bxc3 ♕xe3+, 22. ♔d1 ♗xf3+, 23. ♕xf3 ▢ ♕xf3+, 24. ♔c1 ♕xh1+ 25. ♔b2 ♖e1

Nice bishop sacrifice by Vaysleder


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  WannaBe: Groan... worthy of a Caissar nomination.
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  kevin86: White's position is leaking from both sides.
Jun-07-15  Dr Esenville: I've seen this game in the ChessBase.
It was "Wolfgang Manfred Weissleder vs. Hilbert, FRG-ch, 1964".
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