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Samuel Reshevsky vs Eero Einar Book
"Book of Samuel" (game of the day Jun-02-2019)
Helsinki ol (Men) fin-A (1952), Helsinki FIN, rd 5, Aug-25
Catalan Opening: General (E00)  ·  1-0


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  keypusher: Reshevsky does a Morphy impression, to great effect.
Apr-26-10  ozmikey: Impressive calculation, considering Reshevsky must have worked out all the ramifications of 20. Nf3 before he went in for the 16. Bxc6+ line.
Jun-02-19  LoveThatJoker: Good Title for game. LTJ
Jun-02-19  Ilkka Salonen: Reshevky's good play didn't help USA to a match victory, though as Ojanen vs Evans and Byrne vs Salo were drawn and on board four Aatos Fred won Bisguier.
Jun-02-19  Ironmanth: Love this game! Surround, overwhelm, conclude! Thanks, chessgames! Y'all have a super weekend.
Jun-02-19  Swedish Logician: Yet again when BK is playing either side, the pun is awful; Eeero Bk was NOT called "book". CG gets the name right in the description, but wrong in the heading. Cannot this be put right? It really shows lack of respect for a fine player.
Jun-02-19  paavoh: Bk had an even score with Reshevsky (+1, =1, -1). Check out his equally impressive win at: E E Book vs Reshevsky, 1937

And thanks <Swedish Logician>, you are absolutely correct about English puns upon his name. Next time, the punster could try "Beech", perhaps?

Jun-02-19  ajile: Isn't this just basically a Benko Gambit?
Jun-02-19  cunctatorg: Benko Gambit of course, ... Catalan or whatever, it's a delightful game indeed!!
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  thegoodanarchist: <Swedish Logician: Yet again when BK is playing either side, the pun is awful; Eeero Bk was NOT called "book". CG gets the name right in the description, but wrong in the heading. Cannot this be put right?>

And hopefully before we get a pun about e-books...

Jun-02-19  RookFile: Everybody has his take on this game. It actually reminds me more of the Blumenfeld Counter Gambit.
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