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Anthony Miles vs Eamonn Keogh
Amsterdam Zonal (1978), Amsterdam NED, rd 12, Dec-10
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)  ·  1-0

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Jul-11-11  Shams: <Domdaniel> relates the story behind this game here:

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It's a nice touch that the final position is the instant the tripled pawns are born-- one imagines Keogh stopped the clock with a wry smile here.


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Keogh's game from the previous round is here:
E Keogh vs F J Sanz Alonso, 1978

Jul-11-11  Shams: I should add that black's resignation was by no means premature, since as the most cursory of analyses will attest, recapturing on e5 is quite impossible...a fine game by Miles.
Jul-11-11  kingfu: I love Chess and this game is one reason. It is amazing that The Quiet Game can get REAL loud in short order.
Jul-11-11  SimonWebbsTiger: @kingfu

I was reading <Revolution in the 70s> , Volume 1 in Kasparov's series on modern chess the other day. These slow systems began to kick start again in the 70s. They were considered harmless for decades; then inventive players - and Miles was definately one of them - found the venom inherent in such set-ups.

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