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Edward Rains vs Timothy Rains
"When It Rains, It Pours" (game of the day Aug-20-2019)
New Zealand Championship (2014), Auckland NZL, rd 7, Jan-10
Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23)  ·  1-0


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  Richard Taylor: Good game! A bit on the nose to do that to your brother though!
Jan-13-14  john barleycorn: Edward Reigns. Makes me forget the patzer Fischer.
Aug-20-19  goodevans: Assuming these guys are from the same family then the propensity to shuffle pieces back and forth along the lines of <6...Nge7/7...Ng6/9...Nge7> seems to be a bit of a family trait. I count at least half a dozen examples.

It seems to have worked for Edward with <6.Nf3/9.Ng5/16.Nf3/24.Ng5>. Timothy came out of the opening with the better position but was somehow beguiled into 'castling into it' after which things slid steadily downhill.

Aug-20-19  Ironmanth: Nice game; relentless pressure. Thanks, chessgames!
Aug-20-19  cormier:

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Analysis by Houdini 4 d 24 dpa done

1. = / + (-0.47): 14...0-0 15.Nf3 d4 16.Nb1 b5 17.Na3 Qb6 18.Ra1 Bb7 19.Nb1 Rfd8 20.Rc1 Rdc8 21.Be1 c4 22.axb5 axb5 23.Rxa8 Rxa8 24.Bf2 Ra1 25.Rf1 cxd3 26.Qxd3 Bc5 27.Na3 Nb4 28.Qxb5 Qxb5 29.Nxb5 Rxf1+ 30.Kxf1 Bxf3 31.gxf3 Nxc2

2. = / + (-0.33): 14...d4 15.Nb1 0-0 16.Na3 Rb8 17.Nf3 b5 18.Ra1 Qd7 19.Rfd1 h6 20.Rf1 Rd8 21.h3 Qb7 22.Kh2 Ra8 23.Be1 Bd7 24.Bh4 Bxh4 25.Nxh4 Be8 26.Nf3 Ne7 27.c4 dxc3 28.bxc3 bxa4

Aug-20-19  dumbgai: I assume the two players are brothers?
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