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Nick de Firmian vs Casper Rasmussen
"Not A Ghost Of A Chance" (game of the day Aug-12-2019)
Politiken Cup (2006), Copenhagen, rd 7, Jul-28
Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Variation (C42)  ·  1-0


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  OhioChessFan: "Not a Ghost of a Chance"
Aug-12-19  spingo: A ghostly pin on the e-file. A pepper's ghost revealed by the sliding of the mirror back to f2.
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  Count Wedgemore: Poor Casper. The memory of this loss must haunt him.
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  thegoodanarchist: <Count Wedgemore: Poor Casper. The memory of this loss must haunt him.>

Indeed, his play was not spirited.

Aug-12-19  Ironmanth: Clever and nasty! Thanks, chessgames.
Aug-12-19  botvinnik64: Black's attack on the Kingside was just an apparition.
Aug-12-19  morfishine: This game title needs to disappear - its medium quality at best
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  halito27: <Count Wedgemore: Poor Casper. The memory of this loss must haunt him.>

<thegoodanarchist: Indeed, his play was not spirited.>

With one mistake after another, it was just a wraith to the bottom.

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  Breunor: Can we characterize black's moves as friendly?
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  saffuna: Shouldn't Casper be white?
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  moronovich: <saffuna: Shouldn't Casper be white?>

He is white.
I have seen him.

Aug-13-19  morfishine: I guess my 'medium' joke floated over y'alls heads
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  tamar: Paranormal scientists have ascertained that it is Casper off-white...
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