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Herman Grimme / Hans Luuring / Hans Ree / Tim Krabbe vs Marcel Duchamp
Correspondence (1961), ?
Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Variation (B40)  ·  0-1
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Nov-24-04  sergeidave: Who are these four guys? Other painters or artists probably?
Nov-24-04  sneaky pete: http://www.xs4all.nl/~timkr/chess2/...
Sep-25-07  aazqua: I'd say they were terrible.
Sep-25-07
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Tim Krabbe and especially Hans Ree grew up to become very strong players (Ree achieved the GM title in 1980). However, at the time of the game Ree was only about 17 years old. Krabbe writes that at the time he didn't know that Marcel Duchamp was a former Board 4 for the French national team.

Duchamp was about 77 years old at the time of the game; evidently he was still a fierce old buzzard at the board. Truly the Korchnoi of painters.

Feb-05-11
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  GrahamClayton: Very unusual to see a team of players taking on one opponent in a correspondence game. I presume that the 4 Allies discussed their move before posting it to Duchamp?
Feb-05-11  sneaky pete: The WannaBe Gambit Deferred (18.Ke2 .. ) doesn't work in this game. White should have aimed for queenside castling and, to make better use of the Rd1-Qd8 opposition, first remove Bd3. So 18.Bxg6 .. and now 18... fxg6 19.Qxg6+ Kd7 20.O-O-O ..


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or 18... e5 19.Bxf7+ Kxf7 20.Qh5+ Ke6 21.O-O-O ..


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or in this line 20... Kg8 21.O-O-O ..


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That would have given the old man something to worry about, with both King and Queen in danger.

Jun-30-17  Rose Selavy: @Graham Clayton
this game was played on the occasion of an exhibition in the Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam. This being the reason that Duchamp gets mentioned as only opponent. In fact in New York he had official team advise to discuss his moves as well: from GM Nicolas Rossolimo.
Aug-28-17
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  Stonehenge: Article by Hans Ree:

http://resolver.kb.nl/resolve?urn=K...

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