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Member since Sep-22-11
New York City -- 2050 ELO

   zydeco has kibitzed 1681 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-23-17 Korchnoi vs Suetin, 1962
zydeco: There's an odd theme in Korchnoi's games in this tournament where his opponents keep blundering ....c5. 18....Ba6 makes much more sense.
   Nov-23-17 Korchnoi vs Savon, 1962
zydeco: This game is a real massacre. 17....c5? allows Korchnoi's combination.
   Nov-23-17 Korchnoi vs I Zaitsev, 1962
zydeco: 34....c5 is a blunder. 34....Kf7.
   Sep-16-17 Nezhmetdinov vs Polugaevsky, 1961
zydeco: The players repeat their opening from this game: Nezhmetdinov vs Polugaevsky, 1959 After 20....h5! black is much better.
   Sep-10-17 Gurgenidze vs Spassky, 1961
zydeco: The shot is 54....Bxb2 and if white takes the bishop the c-pawn queens. Probably white had to steer the king towards the queenside a couple of moves earlier.
   Sep-10-17 Vasiukov vs Gurgenidze, 1961
zydeco: 26...f5 initiates a very odd - and losing - sacrifice of two pieces for a rook.
   Sep-10-17 Tal vs B Vladimirov, 1961
zydeco: Very attractive win by Tal, starting with the pawn sacrifice 26.g5!? After 36.Kf2 black can't stop 37.Rh1+ Kg7 38.Rh7+ Kf8 39.Rh8+ Ke7 40.Re8#
   Sep-09-17 Bronstein vs Savon, 1961
zydeco: 24.Re3! threatens immediately to trap the queen unexpectedly with 25.c4 and also to swing the rook to h3. It's possible that black's only defensive chance is 25....Nf8, although 26.e6 looks like a problem.
   Sep-09-17 Tal vs A Khasin, 1961
zydeco: Khasin made some odd choices in the late middlegame: 35....f5?!; 36...Ne4?!
   Sep-09-17 Gipslis vs Smyslov, 1961
zydeco: Exciting win for Gipslis who played very aggressively out of the opening. Smyslov was at a low point in his career around this time. Probably Smyslov should have played 21...Nc5. 21...c5 is uncharacteristic for him - a doubled-edged sacrificial attack that ultimately leads to a ...

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