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B Molinari vs Luis Roux Cabral
"The Uruguayan Immortal" (game of the day Jul-03-2015)
Uruguay (1943), Montevideo URU
Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation (D48)  ·  0-1
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Jul-03-15
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  offramp: Quite a funny pun and very good game.
Jul-03-15  mruknowwho: This was a good game. My take was that Black's game plan was based on queen side control. I think White should have responded to this idea by taking what Black gave him, which was the center. Instead, he tried to challenge Black's control of the queen side directly, and I think that got him into trouble.
Jul-03-15
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  sydbarrett: Wait, there's a funny pun involved here?? lol
Jul-03-15  kamagong24: simply amazing!
Jul-03-15
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  sydbarrett: The game itself is a breathtaking sequence indeed. Worthy of the name "immortal." I'll need to spend a few minutes on the final combo to understand it better.
Jul-03-15  Ayaend: Waaaw this game is very cool to see!! All sac for found the win! White pieces block the king escape .... Very plaisant to look a game like this <3
Jul-03-15  RandomVisitor: After 20.Nbd6:


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Rybka 4.1 x64:

<[-0.75] d=25 20...Rxc4> 21.Nxc4 Bxg2 22.e4 Bxe4 23.Bxe4 Nxe4 24.f3 Nxd2 25.Rxd2 Nf6 26.Kh1 Nd5 27.Qg2 Qa6 28.Rf1 Rc8 29.f4 g6 30.Re1 Nxf4 31.Qf3 Qa8 32.Qxa8 Rxa8 33.Rd7 Kf8 34.Rb7 Nd5 35.Kg2 Kg7

[-0.49] d=25 20...Bxd6 21.Nxd6 Bxg2 22.e4 Rc6 23.Nb5 Bh3 24.Qe3 Bg4 25.f3 Bh3 26.Rac1 e5 27.Nc7 Qb7 28.Rxc6 Qxc6 29.Rc1 Qd6 30.Bb5 h6 31.Rc6 Qe7 32.Nd5 Nxd5 33.exd5 Rd8 34.Bc4 Nf6 35.Qc5 Qd7

[-0.57] d=24 20...Bxg2 21.e4 Bxd6 22.Nxd6 Rc6 23.Nb5 Bh3 24.Qe3 Bg4 25.f3 Bh3 26.Rac1 e5 27.Nc7 Qb7 28.Rxc6 Qxc6 29.Rc1 Qd6 30.Bb5 Rd8 31.Be1 Nh5 32.Rc6 Qf8 33.Nd5 Ndf6 34.Qg5 Nxd5 35.exd5 Nf4

Jul-03-15  FairyPromotion: Some very nice re-runs lately. Good job CG!
Jul-03-15  fisayo123: Not to shabby.
Jul-03-15
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  perfidious: Where the **** did all this come from?

Never seen this astonishing combination till now.

Jul-03-15
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  Domdaniel: A true Uruguayan Immortal: it even lasts for exactly thirty-three moves -- isn't 33 a significant number in Uruguay?
Jul-03-15
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  Domdaniel: This is what I mean: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirt...
Jul-03-15
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  LucB: <perfidious: Where the **** did all this come from?>

<perfidious>, there's one * missing in your self-censored word: "bleep" contains 5 letters!

;-)

Jul-03-15
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  LucB: Fantastic combo, btw!
Jul-03-15
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  Domdaniel: <LucB> -- <"bleep" contains 5 letters!> True, but there are 4 letters in "heck" ... as in the phrase "all-out thermonuclear heck" which was reportedly threatened by an American president who would rather blow up the world than use 'bad' language ...
Jul-03-15
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  Mating Net: Fantastic game. I see many similarites to this famous classic Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907.
Jul-03-15
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  perfidious: Ah coulda used 'hail' instead!!!
Jul-03-15  morfishine: A great game! Very exciting and what I look for in GOTD

<offramp> Why is the pun funny? I have nothing against the title, but it seems like a pretty straightforward title to me, which is appropriate, but not necessarily funny, or even a pun...unless you are being your sarcastic self again

Jul-03-15
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  LucB: <... as in the phrase "all-out thermonuclear heck">

That's a good one... :D Was it Johnson who said that?

<perf> yeah, 'hail' would have been good!

Jul-03-15  RandomVisitor: Final look: after 20.Nbd6


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Rybka 4.1 x64:

<[-0.76] d=26 20...Bxg2> 21.e4 Rc6 <22.Nxf7> Bh3 23.Ng5 Bg4 24.f3 Bh5 25.Rf1 Qd8 26.Be3 h6 27.Nh3 Qc7 28.Rad1 Bc5

Jul-03-15
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  Phony Benoni: A similar mating idea appeared many years later in I D Dorfman vs Tseshkovsky, 1978 (WHITE TO PLAY)


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<52.gxh4+ Kxf4 53.Qc4+ Ke3+ 54.Kh3 Kf2+ 55.Qxb3 Ng5+ 0-1>

An unusual and beautiful finish which deserves to be much better known,

Jul-04-15  RandomVisitor: After 17...0-0:


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Rybka 4.1 x64:

<[+0.00] d=24 18.Bb2> Rfd8 19.a5 g6 20.Nc2 Qb8 21.e4 Qf4 22.g3 Qg5 23.e5 Nd5 24.Be4 Nf4 25.Qf3 Nh3+ 26.Kg2 Nf4+ 27.Kg1 Nh3+ 28.Kg2 Nf4+ 29.Kg1 Nh3+ 30.Kg2 Nf4+ 31.Kg1 Nh3+ 32.Kg2 Nf4+ 33.Kg1

[-0.15] d=24 18.a5 Nc5 19.Bc2 Nce4 20.Bxe4 Nxe4 21.Bb2 Qb8 22.f3 Nc5 23.Nb6 Rcd8 24.Rab1 g6 25.Nc2 Rxd1+ 26.Rxd1 Rd8

Jul-05-15
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  Domdaniel: <LucB> -- < "all-out thermonuclear heck"... Was it Johnson who said that?> Truman, I think. But it may not be a true story. Apocryphal in more than one sense.
Jul-06-15
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  kevin86: The queen will retread to mate...with yet another sac.
May-22-16
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  yiotta: Two exchange sacs is just the tip of the iceberg in this wonderful game!
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