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Raymond Keene vs Jan Timman
Hastings (1973/74), Hastings ENG, rd 10, Jan-06
Zukertort Opening: Kingside Fianchetto (A04)  ·  1-0

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Sep-10-04  Rowson: lol of course you only put notes on your only win agianst timman... hmmm the human ego.
Sep-10-04
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  ray keene: <rowson> i wd like to point out that i have supplied notes to a considerable number of my losses and have sent these to admin-they simply have not been put up yet. i will now ask admin to confirm this and i wd ask you to withdraw your comment pls.
Sep-10-04
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  chessgames.com: That's absolutely right. The notes we have online right now are mostly from his book "Grandmaster Strategy", the format of which is Keene commenting on many of his fine wins; however he has also sent us literally reams of notes on all manner of games. Look for these new annoated games later in the month.
Sep-10-04
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  ray keene: thanks very much for the rectification!
Sep-10-04
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  IMlday: Kibitzers want 6..Nd4!?
Sep-10-04  clocked: white is golden after 6...Nd4 7.Nc3 Qxc5 8.Nb3 Nxb3 9.axb3
Sep-10-04
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  IMlday: The kibitzers want 6..Nd4 7.Nc3 Ne6 8.Nb3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Qc7 10.Be3 Nf6 11.f3 b6 with a mess. :-|
Sep-10-04
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  ray keene: after 6...nd4 i wd doubtless have played bd3 and castled.the whole theme of my opening was to avoid...bxc3 at all costs
Sep-10-04  clocked: after 6...Nd4 7.Nc3 Ne6 8.Nd5 avoiding any mess
May-27-05  Heavy Metal Thunder: Can't black play 26. ...Qb5
May-27-05  Ernest van der Sar: <Ray Keene> I think it is really nice to read your comments and explanation of purposes. It certainly helps me to make better choices on the board. Thanks for that!
May-27-05  Ernest van der Sar: <Rowson> I think the only one who has the real human ego, is the one who thinks it's logical that others only want to comment their own wins and/or good stuff.
May-27-05
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  ray keene: if 26...qb5 then rxe5 is very unpleasant for black
Apr-26-06  hitman84: Nice game!

black delays Nf6 hoping for Bc3 but after 11.f4 white has gained the timing!

I think 11...a5 was a desperate try for a counter

I like this game very much MR.Keene you just dismantled the idea of black delaying Nf6 OTB!

Apr-26-06
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  ray keene: <hitman84> yes this was certainly an all time favourite of mine
May-08-06  vmur2000: Mr Ray keene.I really like all your games.Your annotations seem down to earth and not scary.There is a such a note of sincerity to explain to the viewer about your motives.Thanks a lot and continue to guide us.
May-08-06
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  ray keene: <vmur2000> thanks for your very kind comments--i hope to be posting some more games soon
May-27-20
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  OrangeTulip: Excellent notes by Keene!

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