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Robert Wade vs A G Shoebridge
"The Shoe Doesn't Fit" (game of the day Jan-04-2019)
AUS-ch (1945), Sydney AUS, rd 2, Sep-04
Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Modern Variation General (B83)  ·  1-0
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Dec-01-11
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  profK: Very cute game by Wade. Listed in Cecil Purdy's Chess Made Easy booklet. I first played through it at the age of 10 and it left sparkling memories. Look at the lineup that Wade beat as white when he faced the Sicilian; a formitable lineup !!!
Dec-01-11
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  FSR: Very entertaining!
Dec-01-11  pericles of athens: in alfred hitchcock's final film - "family plot" - there is a character named eddie shoebridge.
Dec-01-11  Shams: <profK><Look at the lineup that Wade beat as white when he faced the Sicilian; a formitable lineup !!!>

Certainly in the early 70s he had some nice scalps:

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Jan-04-19
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  al wazir: 22. Ng5+ Ke8 23. Qxh5+ Kd8 24. Nf7+ would have won more elegantly.
Jan-04-19  erixn: I thought 22.Ng5+ too - at first. But I couldn't see my way through 22.-, Kg6.
Jan-04-19  siggemannen: <Family plot>, great movie, love Bruce Dern there especially!
Jan-04-19
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  NM JRousselle: Gotta love the Black night sitting on a3 for 17 moves.
Jan-04-19
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  MSteen: Just love that queen sac at the end. I didn't see it coming. Apparently, neither did Shoebridge.
Jan-04-19  lzromeu: Wade win
Weird game
Jan-04-19
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  al wazir: <erixn: I couldn't see my way through 22.-, Kg6.> I overlooked that. Thanks.
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