|Mar-05-07|| ||Manic: On Samuel Factor's page, <soberknight> writes <"Fear Factor" (pun potential for games he won).> Seems his pun lost out to Max Factor. As for the game, black's weaknesses on white squares and the "weak" spot f7 were exposed and he got punished deservedly.|
|Mar-05-07|| ||beginner64: Can black do a little better with 13.. Bxd4|
|Mar-05-07|| ||Brapp: <beginner64>, I'm not chess genius, but if 13...Bxd4 14.Qxd4 threatening black's rook and the knight fork on f6. If Black plays 14...Rf8 to prevent both, then 15.Nxe7. If 15...QxNe7, then 16.Re1 pinning black's queen. If 15...KxN, then 16. Re1+ Kd8 17.Ne6 Ke8 18.Nc5#.|
However, black can avoid that whole mess by moving his king or queen after 14.QxBd4. But then he loses the rook for free with 15. QxRh8. So I suppose black is better off with 13...Bxd4, but he's certainly not in winning form with minus a rook and in poor position.
|Mar-05-07|| ||black knight c6: I was going to suggest 8. ... Nd7, but that fails quite badly to 9. Ne6!|
Simply the opening looks bad, opening up black's king's weak diagonal, and with the white knight actually having a good reason (trading pawns) to move away to let the queen get at him, with no big weaknesses on white's side to make up for it.
By move 7 white is already taking control of the white squares, f7 and the center, and has 3 pieces out to black's one. Not good in my opinion.
|Mar-05-07|| ||Aspirador: Max Factor, sounds a little like Max Headroom.|
|Mar-05-07|| ||Sleeping kitten: I think that this game was chosen more for the pun than for the play. Black played very poorly.|
|Mar-05-07|| ||kevin86: Make-UP!!! I liked the final position-sort of a pseudo-smothered mate in which black must give up the queen. Black's play was full of blemishes and it would take a ton of powder and creme to cover it up. lol|
|Mar-05-07|| ||alshatranji: Not a very remarkable game.|
|Mar-05-07|| ||Resignation Trap: A better and more important game by Factor: A Simonson vs Factor, 1936 .|
|Mar-05-07|| ||uuft: I'm betting on the Pun Factor as well here... Even I do not remember playing this badly.|