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Victor Ivanovich Soultanbeieff vs Vladimir Borodin
Brussels (1943)  ·  Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical Variation Paulsen Variation (B85)  ·  1-0
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Jun-04-04  worktobedestroyed: impressive game.. is there anyway black could have saved himself after 24. Qh6?

I can't see anything that doesn't lose a lot of material or end in fast mate.

Jun-04-04  themindset: hey, Fresh, Rg8 still falls to the immediate Qxh7+ and then Rh3 mate.
Jun-04-04  worktobedestroyed: fresh:
26... Rg8 27. Qxh7+ Kxh7 28. Rh3#
Jun-04-04  Poohavez: <creator of time> It is not clear how you count the moves. 26...Qd8 is responded by 27.Rh3 and the mate next move. Even if you count moves from original position there is nothing particular about 26..Qd8, for example 26...a5 achieves the same!
Jun-04-04  AntonioSonoQui: <Poohavez> It is understandable that you would miss the devilish retort to 27. Rh3 which makes 26...Qd8 so extremely brilliant. After 27. Rh3 Black plays the stunning 27...Qh4! Sort of an interference tactic, really...
Jun-04-04  poktirity: Annoying position for black =)
Jun-04-04  Phoenix: I only got this one because I recently saw it in my old copy of Fred Reinfeld's book "1001 Ways to Checkmate." I guess every single one (except for the end section) is from an actual game!
Jun-04-04  jipou: Creator of time: Oups sorry you're right, Qd8 is the only move to delay the mate.
Jun-04-04  davedude: Black certainly ran out of options in a hurry. I looked through the Opening Explorer, but wasn't able to find a refutation to the White attack that begins with 13. Nxc6. Any ideas?
Jun-04-04  Poohavez: <AntonioSonoQui> There is nothing stunning in 27...Qh4 and I missed nothing: 28. Qxf8#
Jun-04-04  FerociousBeast: Kevin You spent 6 hours analyzing it and writing up that stupid paragraph and You are wrong? Dont u feel stupid
Jun-04-04  weev: yes, the simple readying of the queen sacrifice is unstoppable. This is one of those situations that you could miss under time pressure while worrying about those pawns, though Rg2 seems a natural move to unpin.
Jun-04-04  iron maiden: <Dont u feel stupid> Certainly now that FerBe has arrived, the general level of stupidity has been cranked up a few notches.
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  tpstar: <> Please delete the above comment from <FerociousBeast> due to its spiteful content with zero redeeming features plus no relation to chess. Then please tell the <FurBall> how he's a blasphemous newjack zooted shermed out skitzing wanksta dopehead fresh outta that up north trip. Yo bro, dissin' my peeps ain't right; this discussion be old school. tpstar got my swerve on but you can't scrap a lick, sucka. Tripped out triple beam thug, pimpin', mackin' and poppin' collars. Zip it for real before I does. Word. Then please delete this message.
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  kevin86: <ferocious beast> First,my analysis took closer to six minutes,not hours-which is far more than the six quintillionths of a second that you took to solve this.

I do know that reading such genius and wisdom as yourself will raise my chess knowledge and iq far beyond what my meager brain can hold,i fear you!!

On the other hand,i hope my sarcasm doesn't bruise your gigantic brain pan.

Jun-04-04  iron maiden: <tpstar> E-mailing the site, rather than posting, is the best way to complain about another kibitzer.
Dec-25-04  aw1988: I winced when I saw Rg2.
Apr-09-05  aw1988: <Kevin You spent 6 hours analyzing it and writing up that stupid paragraph and You are wrong? Dont u feel stupid> Oh, yes, he is rather dumb. I agree. I will listen to you now. I feel much more confident in your words now that I found the wonderful play which you so graciously wrote:
Apr-09-05  samvega: For a somewhat similar "quiet" move: Short vs Adams, 1988, 33.Re2
Apr-09-05  samvega: <aw1988> "So embarrassingly bad I wanted to gnaw my fist..." (from a film review) about describes that cringe-making effort. How do you know Furby = Shternshain? By the way I'd like to apologize on behalf of Canada for that excrescence.
Apr-10-05  aw1988: <FERBY> deserves the effort. I am sure Canada will forgive me.
Apr-10-05  samvega: Not sure if I miscommunicated there: I saw from the link that "Shternshain" aka Ferby, is from Ottawa, and since I'm also from Canada, I felt the need to apologize (our national pastime, by the way) for his existence.
Apr-10-05  samvega: "gnaw my fist" was in reference to the "play", and "that excresence" was in reference to Ferby -- sorry I just had the impression you may have took me to mean something completely different.
Apr-10-05  aw1988: Oh, I had no clue he is from Canada. Sorry for the misunderstanding.
Apr-22-06  Whitehat1963: Who would think of protecting one rook with another in a diagonal chain? I love the finish!
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