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Christophe Van de Loo vs M Hesseling
"Van de Loo Industries" (game of the day May-11-09)
Weekend Tournament, Holland 1983  ·  Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Traxler Counterattack King March line (C57)  ·  1-0
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May-11-09  mindmaster: nice game...C Van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983
May-11-09  Alphastar: unfortunately, tis a fake
May-11-09  WhiteRook48: game of the day again?
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  SamAtoms1980: This game is certifiably nutters

"Van de Loo Industries?" What the devil would they manufacture, clowns?

May-11-09  JManRio: Yeah...
This one is over my head???
May-11-09  cheeseplayer: I cannot believe this is true unless it's a show-off game or fake!

how about 8...Qc5+?!

There a lot of blunders in it!

May-11-09  mworld: this is a real opening - the king march line?
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  Check It Out: Wow, this is an incredible game
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  Infohunter: I've seen some King-march games before, but never the likes of this. And White's 19th move--never would I have thought of that one!
May-15-09  I Like Fish: back at keyboard...
May-17-09  randomsac: This is a really wild game. With his king scurrying around, I was surprised white weathered the attack. Black just couldn't finish the king off when it was trapped in the corner.
May-18-09  I Like Fish: Now...
would that be smoking...
or nonsmoking...
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  sevenseaman: A great game from both sides. White's final move Rxg7 is a full-blooded punch on the nose. No escape.

The game is an apt example of hot pursuit and some excellent parrying.

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  whiteshark: As long as the loo doesn't back up again.
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  sevenseaman: Moves are tough to follow. <19. Qa4!> (or Qg4) parries the mate threat at c4, b4. If <19. dxc6> the R at d8 comes into play making d4 another hit point for the Q. Exchanging the Qs isn't good enough. So Black gets pushed into <19...Qe7+> (the text).

<25. Nb5> parries Qc7+ threat. <30. d5!> what a resource!

<35. Bg5+!> An effete check but has the merit of releasing the a1 R.

<48. Rg7!!> White is in control now and can handle losing the R with c8=Q#.

I do not think I'll live to see a hotter game.

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  LIFE Master AJ: Insane ....
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  LIFE Master AJ: <<Sep-24-05 <Sneaky: <Real or invented, this game is an immortal.<<<>>>>>>>

I will second that!

Mar-15-12  Penguincw: Really crazy game.
Jun-22-12  vinidivici: what if 19...bxa4?
Jun-22-12  King Death: < vinidivici: what if 19...bxa4?>

After 20.Nc6 looks good enough. White has too much for the queen and once he gets developed it's all over. It'll be Black's king that's in trouble.

Dec-21-12  DanielBryant: I was disappointed to learn that this one is a composition, but it no doubt still deserves a place on CG. This game is like chess on crack.
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  cornflake: Wow. This is one of the most amazing chess games I've ever seen.
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  cornflake: <DanielBryant: I was disappointed to learn that this one is a composition, but it no doubt still deserves a place on CG. This game is like chess on crack.>

Oh. Ok. never mind. That explains the fantastic tactics. If this wasn't a composition I'd rank it as probably one the greatest chess games ever played.

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  s0030135: In fact,white missed a mate in 3 by Re7+ on the 48th move.
Nov-26-13  pattydee: I love White's 19.Qa4 ( 19.Qg3 and White gets mated quickly after 19...Qd4+).

I disagree with King Death's comment that if 19...ab: 20.Nc6: is good for White. All I see after 20.Nc6:?? is 20...Qc4# 0-1.

A wild and crazy game. I feel sorry for players who avoid these crazy complications. They're missing a lot of fun.

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