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Hans Klip vs Tom Bottema
Dutch Open (1990), Dieren NED, rd 7, Jul-24
Uncommon King's Pawn Opening (B00)  ·  1-0
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Jul-25-04  misguidedaggression: A kid sits next to me in a simul the other day after the guy at that board lost. I start whining about how I screwed up a Benoni and was getting crushed. He says something like "Well I'm pretty good." then plays the black side of this game. I hear this beside me: "Are you sure you want to play that?" "Yes." I turn and see Qh5#. It was the first time I'd seen a fools mate OTB. I tried not to laugh and went on to lose my game In a slightly less embarassing (but not much) way.
Jul-26-04  nikolaas: I beated my brother in a similar way:
1.e4 f5 2.exf5 g6 3.d4 gxf5 4.♕h5#
Aug-10-04  uzeromay: Excellent play by Bottema, who defends heroically.
Sep-01-04  sneaky pete: Tom (not Timo) Bottema was in a hurry to catch a train to be in time for a Madonna concert. Klip needed a win for a possible IM result, and a win by forfeit wouldn't count, so Bottema obliged him with this helpmate.
Oct-29-04  Apocalypse79: Was black player a master ?? really ? Oh, poor guy ! he must give away title into 4-5 year old kids.. lol
Oct-29-04  clocked: Why laugh? Black perfectly executed a game plan from the first move to mate.
Oct-29-04  Apocalypse79: <clocked> Perfect ?? Are you a blind-man ?? oh.. sorry. you are a monkey. lol See the truth except his title. you don't see the game directly...
Oct-29-04
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  Willem Wallekers: <sneaky> So ever since this is known as the Madonna defense?
Feb-01-05  aw1988: I played in not necessarily a tournament, not an official one anyways, more of a friendly affair, Chicago 1971, I was black, time control same as normal day, and I was talking to the fellow next to me, who also had black (he later won this game in brilliant style in a QID):

I: This is nice, isn't it? (1. e4, I however thought this was 1. c4) Him: Ah, yes, a lovely sunny day. (I play 1...f6, thinking that it is 1...Nf6. Once again, this is a very informal tournament...)

2. d4 Him: So, tell me good man, are you interested in cigars? (I play 2...g5, thinking this is 2...g6, I was aiming for a KID...) I: Nay, bad for the health.

Him: Ah, Sir, I believe you have been mated. (3. Qh5#)

Feb-01-05  aw1988: He later made the joke "it is because you do not smoke!"...
Mar-14-05  priluki: LOOOOOL! Madonna defence!! LOL!!! :DDDD
Mar-14-05  Rocafella: <-_-> nice defending, is this guy really a GM?
Nov-27-05  Chopin: Bottema should get arrested after this game :)
Dec-05-05  EmperorAtahualpa: <priluki> I would prefer the Britney Spears defense. :)
Feb-03-06  Whitehat1963: Bottema got spanked!!
Sep-04-06
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  OhioChessFan: <So ever since this is known as the Madonna defense? >

Never takes long to be mated with Madonna.

Nov-11-06  Bob726: Is 1. f6 the worst defense possible?
Dec-08-06
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  alexmagnus: <Mikhail Tal lost against a relative ( a cousin I guess ... ) in a similar fashion !!! ( it was his first game and he did remember it !!! ) > As I far as I know, Tal's very first game was lost by a Scholar's mate, not by a Fool's Mate.
Apr-25-08  JimmyVermeer: aw1988, how can you possibly move a pawn and think it was a knight? Were you drunk?
Dec-09-08  WhiteRook48: Ha ha ha ha...
Jan-21-09  WhiteRook48: 2. Nc3 also works.
Apr-11-09  WhiteRook48: see Mayfield vs Trinks, 1959 for a similar game.
Jul-23-14
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  FSR: Poor Bottema was still exhausted from his 78-move win over Van Wely two years earlier. T Bottema vs Van Wely, 1988
Jul-23-14
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  perfidious: Black got Klipped in short order.
Feb-11-17  Rafaelvleite: And this guy is 2300 FIDE... unbelievable
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