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Woody Wood Pusher
Member since Jun-09-08
My favourite player is Anatoli Karpov. I got a copy of his best games when I was just starting out and it has remained my model for chess play ever since.

I also like Kasparov, and the brilliancies of Alekhine and Tal, but positional play remains the most appealing to me!

Proud to post according to <the way of the wood> as first identified by <<JFQ>>

"I offer this-
<The Way of the Wood> cannot be understood through <the love of logic and reason>. <The Way of the Wood> cannot be judged by normal discursive parameters. <The Way of the Wood> is mysterious... comic, yet tragic... true, yet false... profound, yet silly... I invite all to take a more studied approach to understanding <The Way of the Wood>"

I would like to thank the following for their help with chess analysis and generally making CG a great place to hang out! <JFQ>,<Dom>,<hms>,<elepant>,<pyke>,<OpenDefense>,- <boomie>,<brankat>,<eyal>,<mal>

Games Collections:

Game Collection: The Spanish: Closed Defence : Flohr-Zaitsev

Game Collection: Road to the Championship - Anatoli Karpov

Game Collection: Karpov Tournament Champion - I

Game Collection: Karpov Tournament Champion - II

Game Collection: Simply Karpov!!, Simply Superb!!

Links:

OE:Opening Explorer

PGN viewer (thanks <Zanshin>!) http://chesstempo.com/pgn-viewer.html

Tablebases http://www.lokasoft.nl/tbweb.htm

http://www.chessvideos.tv/chess-vis...

http://members.aon.at/sfischl/stat....

Online DB: http://www.365chess.com/ (thanks <hms>!)

http://www.academicchess.org/Games/...

Linares:http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...

K Caissar Award Best Handle of 2008 K

---------------OPEN CONSULTATION GAME---------------

Rules:(see p.67)

Player list 'playing order'

<Open Defense>
<Woody>
<HMS>
<JFQ>
<Elephant>
<Boomie>

honorary kibitzers: <malthrope>,<pyke>, <hoodrobin>

---THE GAME---

1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 g6 3.Nf3 c5 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.d4 cxd4 7.Qxd4 Nc6 8.Qf4 Qb8 9.Nb5 Qxf4 10.Bxf4 Rc8 11.O-O Bg7 12.Rab1 a6 13.Nc7+ Kf8 14.b4 e5 15.Nxe5 g5 16.Nxd7+ Nxd7 17.Bd6+ Kg8 18.Rfd1 h5 19.c5 Rh6 20.Nd5 Re8 21.e3 h4 22.?


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PLAYER TO MOVE : <Open Defense>

Game Time: New York, New York time!

Last move: 21...h4 (25/04/09)
Next move: 22.? (09/05/09-ish)

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<<<CANDIDATE MOVES: <<<>>>FORUMS FOR ANALYSIS>>>

<22.a4/gxh4/Nxb6>: Right here!

<->:Mrs. Alekhine chessforum

<22.Nc7>:User: Boomie

---

RESEARCH and ANALYSIS

<<<Fruits <<of>> analysis>>

<The Woody-JFQ Tough Nut Crack Defense: Boomster Variation>

<1.c4,c5 2.Nc3,Nf6 3.Nf3,g6 4.g3,d5 5.cxd5,Nxd5 6.Bg2,Bg7>

1.c4,Nf6 2.Nc3,g6 3.Nf3,c5 4.g3,b6 5.Bg2,Bb7 6.d4,cxd4 7.Qxd4,

The English: Drunken Queen: Bick Sackattack Line

7...Nc6 8.Qh4 h6 9.0-0,Bg7 10.Qf4,0-0 11.Qh4,g5 12.Bxg5,hxg5 13.Qxg5

<<Mal>'s 12..b5! Brilliancy>

7... Bg7 8. 0-0 Nc6 9. Qf4 Rc8 10. Rd1 Nh5 11. Qd2,Na5 12.b3,b5! >

(Stem game: 'Schmidt-Lebredo' with 11. Qd2 played instead of 11. Qe3.)

The CHAOS LINE:

7...Nc6 8.Qf4,Qb8 9.Nb5,Qxf4 10.Bxf4,Rc8 11.0-0,Bg7 12.Rab1,a6 13.Nc7+,Kf8 14.b4!,e5!? 15.Nxe5,g5!?

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Some background reading:

Game Collection: Staunton plays the English Opening

Game Collection: English Opening against 3...Bc5

<22.a4!?>


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22...bxc5? 23.bxc5

22...b5 23.axb5 axb5 24.Nc7


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22...h3 23.Bh1 b5 24.axb5 axb5 25.Nc7 Rc8 26.Nxb5


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26...Nde5 27.Bxe5 Bxe5 28.Nd4 Ba8


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<22.gxh4!?>


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22...Rxh4 23.Bg3 Rc4 24.Nc7 Re8 25.Nxa6


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22...gxh4

23.Nxb6 Rg6 24.Kf1 Rxg2 25.Kxg2 Nxb6 26.cxb6 Nxb4+ 27.f3 Nd5 28.Rxd5 Bxd5 29.b7 Bxb7 30.Rxb7 Rxe3 =


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23.Ne7+ Nxe7 24.Bxb7

24...bxc5

25.bxc5

25...Ne5

26.Bxa6 Rg6+ 27.Kf1 Nec6


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26. Bxe7 Rxe7 27. Rd8+ Kh7 28. Be4+ Ng6 29. Bd3


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25...Nf5

26.Bc6

26...Rd8 27.Bc7 Rxc6 28.Bxd8 Ne5


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26...Nxd6 27.Bxd7 Rd8 28.c6

26.Bxa6 Nxc5 27.Bxc5 Rxa6 28.a3


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24...Nde5 25.Bxe7 Rxe7 26.Rd8+ Kh7 27.Be4+ Ng6 28.Bd3 bxc5

29.bxc5 Rc7 =


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29.Bxa6 cxb4 30.Rxb4 Ne5 31.Bc8 unclear


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23.h3 unclear

<22.Nxb6>

22... Nxb6 23.cxb6 h3


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24.Bh1 Nd8

25. Rbc1 Bxh1 26. Kxh1 Nb7 27. Bc5 Rc6 28. Rd7 Nxc5 29. bxc5


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29...Bf8

30.b7

30...Rb8 31.Kg1 Rxc5 32.Rxc5 Bxc5


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30...Rxc5 31.Rxc5 Bxc5 32.Rc7 Bd6 33.Rc8 Kf8 34.Rc6 Bb8 35.Kg1


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30.Rd5 f6 31.a4 Kf7 32.Rd7 Ke6 33.Rd4 Rxc5 34.Rxc5 Bxc5 25.Re4+ Kf7


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25. Bc7 Bxh1 26.Kxh1

26...Nb7 27. Rd7 Rc6

26...Ne6 27.Rd7 Nxc7 28.bxc7 Rc6


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<*> Indicates a line is out of theory and needs investigating.

>> Click here to see Woody Wood Pusher's game collections.

   Woody Wood Pusher has kibitzed 6080 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-30-09 Woody Wood Pusher chessforum (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: Hey <JFQ>, <mal>, <hms> <Hood> <OD> <SD> <achieve> et al Thanks for all your posts, they really made me laugh. I'm sorry I haven't been around much lately, but I've been busy. I think it is only fair I give you some idea of what I ...
 
   May-20-09 Carlsen vs Topalov, 2009 (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: <extremepleasure2><For the players at my level it is not really such a big deal to find such combinations even in blitz > Yeah right... So what do you do for a challenge then, give Rybka Rook odds. haha
 
   May-20-09 Karpov vs P E Hostalet Ferrer, 1967
 
Woody Wood Pusher: Kramnik's jaw hit the ground the first time he saw this game. He loved it so much he decided to base his career around it.
 
   May-20-09 hms123 chessforum (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: An <elephant> riding a bike? Now that I would love to see! hehe
 
   May-19-09 M-Tel Masters (2009) (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: Shirov is <back>! And he wants that World Championship Match!
 
   May-19-09 Anatoly Karpov (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: Yeah, it can't be denied that Karpov's name is associated with some shockingly bad books...
 
   May-19-09 Topalov vs Carlsen, 2009 (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: White has Rd7 threat now. Dang I was looking for a black win...
 
   May-19-09 Boomie chessforum (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: hey <Boom>! Sorry I haven't been around so much lately, stupid work. Your place is looking great btw I just skimmed over your posts, but you sure do know a lot about music!
 
   May-19-09 jessicafischerqueen chessforum (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: Hey <JFQ> I played some blitz games at FICS as a guest just to see if it was as tough as I remember... OMG I got my butt handed to me in the 3 min I mean I might as well have served my king on a frekin' plate for them. I think my opening choices as Black invite ...
 
   May-17-09 Sangeeta Hosea (replies)
 
Woody Wood Pusher: 2000 km !? I hope you didn't leave a light on. When you get back, you might like to take a deep breath before reviewing M-Tel, the first part anyway. The Chuckster is running on fumes... :-(
 
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