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Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat
Chateau de Malmaison (1804) (probably analysis), Rueil-Malmaison FRA, Mar-20
Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Reversed Nimzowitsch (A00)  ·  1-0


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Jul-13-04  UserJe216: Genious, pure genious
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  jaime gallegos: There is a game of Stalin :
Stalin,G -Jeschow 1926, 1-0
Sicilian defence
ECO code: B56
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6
5.Nc3 Nbd7 6.Be2 a6 7.O-O e6 8.f4 b5
9.a3 Bb7 10.Bf3 Qb6 11.Be3 Qc7 12.Qe2 Be7 13.g4 Nc5 14.Qg2 O-O 15.Rad1 Rfe8 16.g5 Nfd7 17.Rd2 e5 18.Nf5 Ne6 19.Nxe7+ Rxe7 20.f5 Nd4 21.f6 Ree8 22. Bh5 g6 23.Bxg6 hxg6 24.Qh3 Ne6 25.Qh6 Qd8 26.Rf3 Nxf6 27.gxf6 Rc8 28.Rdf2 Qxf6 29.Rxf6 Rc7 30.Nd5 Bxd5 31.exd5 Nf8 32.Bg5 Nh7 33.Rxd6 e4 34.Be3 Rce7 35.Bd4 f6 36.Bxf6 Nxf6 37.Rdxf6 1-0

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This game was between Stalin and the person who became one of Stalin's first (and very ruthless) KGB chiefs, Jeschow. This game was published later in many of the Soviet papers of the time. The comments to this game were praising the 'strategic' thinking of the Soviet leader. It is widely believed, however, that like many other Soviet events of the time, this game was staged. Being a heir to Lenin, who was a strong chess player, Stalin probably wanted to enhance his own image as a thinker. Jeschow, by the way, was executed shortly thereafter...

Nikolai Krylenko suffered the same end, the man who made possible the development of chess in the whole USSR was executed in 1938 ...

Jul-13-04  acirce: Yezhov was during the 1937-38 purges regarded by many in the Bolshevik party and Soviet state as a deliberate or involuntary agent of enemy forces - Nazis and Trotskyists especially - who tried to provoke excesses in the purges to weaken Soviet society and discredit the CPSU(b).
Sep-14-04  Knight13: I liked 11. Ne4+! This move is driving me crazy till the mate occurs.
Jan-31-05  fgh: According to this webpage (, Napoleon's IQ was 145, so there is no reason why this game should have been fabricated.
Jan-31-05  notsodeepthought: <fgh> Interesting site, but it's not clear on what basis these IQs were estimated - what method was used? what parameters were measured, or just qualitatively taken into account? Besides, some of these figures look suprisingly low - for example, Einstein and Stephen Hawking get a 160, which is high on an absolute scale, but substantially lower than that of a number of people on the list. Others look suspiciously high - George W. Bush a 125?? Is there a decimal point missing...?
Feb-01-05  fgh: <notsodeepthought>: Generally, it is estimated by their achievements, by what they did during their live, at their early age etc.
Feb-01-05  fgh: It seems to me that they are reffering to the older Bush, not to the current president.
Feb-01-05  notsodeepthought: <fgh> Thanks, you may be right - in any case, I agree that there is no reason to believe this game was fabricated. Incidentally, how would white continue after 8 ... Qe7, seemingly winning a piece?
Feb-01-05  fgh: <notsodeepthought>: 8. ... Qe7?? black doesn't win a piece, and after 9. Nf6+ Kd8 10. Qxd5+ white wins a pawn and also he has the threat Nf7+.
Feb-01-05  notsodeepthought: <fgh> Maybe we are talking about the wrong move number - after 8 Qe7, the black knight is still in g8, so 9 Nf6+? would fail simply to ... N:f6.
Apr-09-05  Jaymthegenius: Napoleon played BADLY!!! After 8...Bf4 what does Napoleon do then?
Apr-09-05  Jaymthegenius: Now we know that Stalin would easily defeat Napoleon!
Apr-09-05  WillC21: <jaymthegenius> 8...Bf4 is not a legal move.
Apr-09-05  Jaymthegenius: I mean 8...Bf5
Apr-09-05  WillC21: <jaymthegenius> Would you like to play online sometime soon? I am about 2000 USCF. I use with the same nickname I use here..."WillC21"

It's better than Yahoo, but if you insist we use Yahoo, I guess I could set that up, although I don't like Yahoo.

Apr-09-05  Jaymthegenius: How much is I am a VIP member of, and people can play (and get rated) matches there for free, you only pay for tournaments, I only go to Yahoo! to practice for my games. (Just expect 1.e3 or 1.Nf3 from me as white and the sicilian, Gruenfeld, and 1.Nf3,c5 as black (all other 1st moves will be responded 1...e5, execept for 1.a3, in which I reply 1...Nf6 to keep in normal Reti style)

I am usually at the library before 12:00 on a weekday, but may make special accomodations if this is too much trouble.

Apr-09-05  WillC21: I can play on if you are VIP, but I have never played there before and do not have an account. Just give me instructions, like do I need to download anything?

What time zone are you in? I am in the US, eastern standard time(about 6:50pm). Can you play tonight at any time?

Apr-10-05  Jaymthegenius: I am at a computer cafe' and cant stay here for long, maybe Monday would be a better time. Eastern Standard time the same here.

Registration is easy:

1.Click on "register" then you decide to fill in all information (e-mail and pseudonym required, things like real name, location, etc is optional)

2. go to youre e-mail and click on the "confirm" link.

Apr-11-05  WillC21: Ok, I will sign up. It is about 10:45am here right now, and I won't be back until about 6:30pm tonight. Can you play any time 7pm or later tonight? If so, what is your nickname on the site so that we can find each other? I will try to create the same nickname, for ease--- "WillC21" so that maybe you can easily find me when we are both logged onto the site. Thanks.
Apr-11-05  Jaymthegenius: I am jaymthegenius on that site also, later tonight would be a bad time for me.
Apr-11-05  refutor: jaym and willc21...i'm on chess21 as well..let me know what time (eastern time) you guys will be on...what speed do you guys like? 2 minute? 3 minute?
Apr-11-05  WillC21: <Jaym> What time can you play this week? I can only do games on week nights.

<refutor> What time zone are you in? What time can you play? I like longer games(30min/side is ideal). Do you insist on blitz?

Apr-11-05  Jaymthegenius: <Refutor> <willC21> I usually like games between 5 and 30 minutes, Also there is this site

Also, I thought WillC21 was a player or administrator of, as Will C21 (Chess 21) Or a player of the Center-counter defense (C21 ECO).

That allow's for correspondance games, So we can set a time limit of 8 DAY's per move on that site! And you wont have to worry about people cheating you as they scan all games, and whoever is suspected will be banned, (I am afraid whenever I play a serious patzer, as even a monkey would know absolute best play from such positions as (here is an example game I actually played)

Ng1-f3 e7-e5?! (realm of utter foolishness:Eric Schiller in Hypermodern opening repetoire on the gambit, though I think it might be playable to some extent) 2 Nf3xe5 Qd8-e7
3 d2-d4 Qe7-f6?? (why not 2...Qf6 anyways?)
4 e2-e4 Qf6-b6
5 Bf1-c4 h7-h5
6 Qd1-f3 Qb6xd4
7 Qf3xf7+ 1-0

absolute best play on every move on my part, but no computers were used.

Apr-11-05  WillC21: <jaymthegenius> No, my name is Will and my last name begins with C, and I am 21 years old. So, that's how I chose "WillC21" Anyway, I don't like correspondence chess. 5-30mins/side is good for me on <Jay> can you play during night time at any point this week?
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