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Christopher Woojin Yoo vs Lukas Cernousek
"Yoo Got That Right" (game of the day Jan-06-2019)
Tradewise Gibraltar (2018), Catalan Bay GIB, rd 7, Jan-29
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  1-0


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  thegoodanarchist: I offer an alternative GOTD:

Lasker vs Steinitz, 1894

It is a much more significant and historic game than the one we have been presented by <Sargon>; it's the final game of the match in which Lasker won the Chess World Championship.

It was played in Montreal, Canada, and so the game of the day title could be <CanCon>, a pun on the Canadian Content law for radio play.

Or we could use the prosaic <End of an Era>, to refer to the end of Steinitz' reign as champ.

Jan-06-19  birimbombum: Far too complicated for me.
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  ChessHigherCat: LC was cowed.
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  Check It Out: Fun game. It took some technique for white to win, even a bishop up.
Jan-06-19  Ilkka Salonen: I provide this link because it doesn't happen every day that a 12-year-old beats a 2700 player, like Yoo did recently at Bay Area International against Le Quang Liem.
Jan-06-19  cormier:

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Analysis by Houdini 4 d 22 dpa

1. = (0.00): 21...Rxc2+ 22.Kxc2 Bf5+ 23.Kc1 Rc8+ 24.Bc5 Qxf3 25.Rxg3 Qxf1+ 26.Kd2 Qh1 27.Re3 Qd5+ 28.Ke1 Qh1+ 29.Kf2 Qxh2+ 30.Ke1 Qg1+ 31.Kd2 Qf2+ 32.Re2 Qf4+ 33.Ke1 Qc1+ 34.Kf2 Qf4+ 35.Kg1 Qc1+ 36.Kf2 Qf4+

2. = (0.00): 21...Nxf1 22.Rxa8 Qxa8 23.Qxe5 Rxc2+ 24.Kxc2 Qa4+ 25.Kc1 Qc4+ 26.Kd1 Qd3+ 27.Ke1 Qb1+ 28.Kf2 Qc2+ 29.Ke1 Qb1+ 30.Kf2

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  Sargon: <It is a much more significant and historic game than the one we have been presented by <Sargon>; it's the final game of the match in which Lasker won the Chess World Championship.>

What's with the snark? In this game, a 12-year old up-and-coming American FM delivered a <smackdown> to a very experienced IM.

Inasmuch as there are 365 days in every year, I'm sure the game you linked to will make a fine Game of the Day at some point...

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