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Joseph G Gallagher vs Jana Bellin
8th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1984), London ENG, rd 3, Aug-24
Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Variation (B12)  ·  1-0

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Oct-12-04  Jesuitic Calvinist: A great win against Miles by the then very young UK GM (and chess author) Joe Gallagher.

Gallagher is perhaps another "ordinary" GM like - for me - Hector and Oral - who is a good model for lower players. In this game, he pushes and bullies right from the start and one can sense that Miles never really settled, and Gallagher kept the pressure on right until the end.

Oct-12-04
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  offramp: Didn't Gallagher finish bottom of the London tournament that Glenn Flear won? I seem to remember that he went hrough the tournament without a single draw.
Oct-12-04  Jesuitic Calvinist: Don't know, <offramp>. At least he has some good games like this to think about and console himself.
Oct-12-04
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  offramp: I mean he won quite a few games and lost quite a few - but he didn't draw one game.
Dec-06-04
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  ray keene: IMPORTANT CORRECTION

this game was between gallagher and jana malypetrova-hartston-miles-bellin while she was married to tony miles. the loser was not gm tony miles!! it was his then wife. i checked this personally with gm gallagher tonite.so accuracy guaranteed- cheers!

Dec-07-04
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  chessgames.com: Noted and fixed.
Aug-21-05  psmith: 18. d6! is a beautiful move and much better than the obvious 18. Rxf7.

After 18...exd6 19. Nd5! if Black plays 19... Qd8, White wins with 20. Nf6+ Kf8 21. Nxg6+! fxg6 22. Qxg6 and Black is defenseless in spite of being a piece and a Rook up. (Found with the help of a computer.)

Jul-03-14
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  FSR: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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