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Leo Tolstoy vs Ivkoff
Russia (1900)
Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-21-10  randomsac: Who knew Tolstoy was such an aggressive player? Well I guess he is much more suited to war than peace.
Jun-22-10  Starf1re: I sense an upcoming GOTD.
Jun-22-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Jim Bartle: "The Death of Ivan Ivkoff"?
Jun-22-10  SufferingBruin: More on Tolstoy and chess: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...
Jun-22-10  Starf1re: Jim: "More War Than Peace" :-)
Oct-11-10
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  alexmagnus: What makes me wonder is why there are no earlier Tolstoy games... Did he start playing at 70 or what?
May-25-12  Libelt: Oh it's so deadly...
May-25-12
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  Marmot PFL: Judging from Winter's article it seems more likely that the game was played by Tolstoy's son.
May-25-12  Libelt: By a kind of Raskolnikov rather..
Nov-20-13  Garech: Amazing game indeed - incredible it has not made GOTD, given Tolstoy's fame.

-Garech

Nov-20-13  MountainMatt: <Garech: Amazing game indeed - incredible it has not made GOTD, given Tolstoy's fame.>

I agree, it is absolutely deserving of it. R.I.P., "gospodin" Tolstoy.

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