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Gyorgy Meszaros vs I Wessel
"Nuclear Wessel" (game of the day Jun-09-2019)
Budapest (1933)
Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical Variation Normal Line (B74)  ·  0-1
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Jan-10-15  Albanius: 19 Kf1 Bc4+ 20 Be2 Nh2#
Jun-09-19
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  HeMateMe: An homage to the Star Trek movies!
Jun-09-19
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Pity we don't know Wessel's first name; Black deserves full immortality for such a nice combination.
Jun-09-19
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  piltdown man: It was Ian.
Jun-09-19
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  catlover: The combination might make a nice POTD.
Jun-09-19
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  Scuvy: If I recall correctly, this is one of the games given in "How to Think Ahead in Chess" by Horowitz and Reinfeld. Of course, their book was written some years before the Yugoslav Attack (f3 plus Bc4 for White) became highly popular.
Jun-09-19
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  WannaBe: Be really funny if the white player's name is Pavel Chekov.
Jun-09-19  Ilkka Salonen: A very relevant pun in these times, when I feel the CIA might be exploiting the fact that US foreign policy is partly a geriatric case.
Jun-09-19
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  playground player: Chekov (to police officer): "Can you tell me where the nuclear wessels are?"
Jun-09-19  cormier:


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Analysis by Houdini 4 <d 23 dpa done

1. = (-0.24): 15.Kh1> Re8 16.Ra3 Nh5 17.Bxg7 Nxg7 18.Qc1 Rec8 19.Rd1 Qc5 20.Rb3 Rb4 21.Rxb4 Qxb4 22.Re1 Kf8 23.Rd1 Rc4 24.Rd3 Kg8 25.Ne2 Qc5 26.Nc3 Rd4 27.Qd1 Rxd3 28.cxd3 Qd4 29.a5

2. = / + (-0.44): 15.Rb1 Nd7 16.Bf2 Rb4 17.f5 Bc4 18.Re1 Bxc3 19.bxc3 Rxb1 20.Qxb1 Qc7 21.Bd4 Ne5 22.Qb6 Qxb6 23.Bxb6 Nxf3+ 24.gxf3 Rc8 25.Kf2 f6 26.Rb1 Kf7 27.Bd4 b5 28.axb5 axb5 29.Ra1 gxf5 30.exf5 Rg8 31.Ra7

3. = / + (-0.53): 15.Bf2 Rb4 16.Rb1 Rc8 17.Re1 Nd7 18.Nd5 Bxd5 19.exd5 Rxf4 20.Rxe7 Qd8 21.Re4 Rxe4 22.Bxe4 Rc4 23.Bf3 Rxa4 24.c3 Ra5 25.Qd2 Ne5 26.Be2 Ra2 27.Bd1 Bf6 28.Bb3 Bg5 29.Qd4 Ra5 30.Bc2 Kg7 31.Re1

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