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Thomas Christiansen vs Ibrahim Sajid
Brnshj-championship (2004), Brnshj, Denmark, rd 8, May-20
Sicilian Defense: General (B20)  ·  0-1
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Feb-08-06  Chessography: This guy was rated 2200? I can play ten times better than that!
Feb-08-06  Chessography: What is wrong with 26... cxb2 ????? It just looks like it is winning outright for Black. I can not see White's saving throw here. Example: 27. Kxb2, 27... Qc2+
27. Rf2, 27... Qc1+ mates.
27. Rf1, 27... Qc2#

I see no way for Black to overcome these threats in one move besides the stupid computerish Qxg6+ or Qxh7+. These guys are supposed to be masters and I'm a patzer!

Feb-17-06  McCool: What is white doing? First he does some weird sicilian, then a crappy rook sacrafice? 2200 honestly.
May-20-07  IMDONE4: 2200 playing until checkmate against an IM strength... r u kiddin me?
Sep-15-12  The Last Straw: These people are so overrated!! I'm rated about 1200 and I play better chess than them!!
Sep-16-12  The Last Straw: I'll "annotate" this game:
Thomas Christiansen (2200) vs Ibrahim Sajid (2400)
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Brnshj championships (2004)
Sicilian Defence: General (B20)

1.e4 c5 2.Bb5[?!?] a6 3.Bc4 g6 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.d4 e6 6.dxc5 Bxc5 7.Be3[?!] Bxe3 8.fxe3 Nxe4[!?]9.Qd3[!? Another "Patzer move"] 9Nxc3 10.Qxc3 0-0 11.0-0-0 d5 12.Nf3 Qe7 13.Bd3 Nc6 14.Rhf1 Bd7 15.Ne5 Nxe5 16.Qxe5 f6 17.Qc7 Rb8 18.Qf4 Rc8 19.Kb1 Bc6 20.Qh6 Ba4 21.Rf4 Bb5[!?] 22.Bxb5 axb5 23.e4[!?] Qe7 24.c3[?! Pointless!] 24b4[!] 25.exd5[? White "called bluff"] 25bxc3 26.Rd3 c2+[?? missing 26cxb2! and<Chessography>'s mates] 27.Kc1 Qe5 28.Rf1 exd5 29.Re3 Qd6 30.Rh3 [A waiting move: White now has nothing to do so he tries to let a move pass.] 30Rf7 31.Rf2 Qe5 32.Rf1 Qe2 33.Rhf3 Qxg2 34.R3f2 Qe4 35.Rxf6[??? What is all this about and WHY??! I thought white was rated 2200!!!] 35Rxf6[!] 36.Rg1 [Forced, as 36.Rxf6??? loses immediately to 36Qe1#] 36Qg2[!?] 37.Qxh7+[???? STOP BEING MR.NICE GUY AND PLAY LIKE A NORMAL PERSON! THIS IS POINTLESS! YOU JUST HAVE TO ACCEPT LIFE AND PLAY NORMALLY!!!] 37Kxh7 38.Rxg2 Rf1+ [And it is all over. White will be mated] 39.Kd2 c1=Q+ 40.Kd3 Rf3+ 41.Ke2 Qe3+ 42.Kd1 Rc1# 0-1

Feb-05-13
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  FSR: This game is total crap. If you subtracted 800 points from each player's rating it would be a lot more believable.
Feb-05-13
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  perfidious: The first sentence of <FSR>'s post is an understatement, and the second may well be generous-to White, at least!

If this game got the axe, the DB would be none the worse.

Feb-05-13
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  FSR: <perfidious> I debated whether to write "800" or "1000." I may have chosen wrong.
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