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Robert Finley McGregor vs John Nunn
England (1973)
Benoni Defense: Classical Variation. Czerniak Defense Tal Line (A77)  ·  0-1



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Feb-12-05  ArturoRivera: looses the exchange or gets mated in 3
Dec-03-10  WhiteRook48: i'm stupid... where's the checkmate?
Dec-03-10  Elsinore: <WhiteRook> Yeah, I'm a little lost too, or stupid lol. If white take with his Queen 22. Qxf2, then 22.Qxf2, 23. Rxf2 23. Re7e1+ wins (simple). The same thing if the rook takes first (Re7e1+). But there is no threat of a Philidors mate, the position of whites queen prevents it. If 22. Kg1, and I don't immediately see a winning combo for black.
Dec-03-10  I play the Fred: I don't see the mate either. At first glance it looked like the finish was one of those pretty smothered knight mates, but the Qc2 guards against that.
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  Sastre: White loses the exchange and a pawn, <22.Kg1 Ne4+ 23.Kh1 Neg3+ 24.hxg3 Nxg3+ 25.Kh2 Nxf1+>.
Dec-03-10  Elsinore: <sastre> Nice, you got it. I was trying to put the knights on g3 and h3, trying to force a mate, bringing the Queen in ect, but it didn't work. I had the knight on e4, but only to try and win an exchange with one of whites knights (to no avail lol). Ne4, Ng3+ is a great combination!!
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  Tabanus: Is White here really the American Robert Finley McGregor or is this some other McGregor? For example there is (or was) a chessplaying Douglas McGregor in Scotland.
Jan-14-14  RedShield: Game appears on page 415 of the October 1973 <BCM>. White is given as D.McGregor. Event was the Glorney Cup (a six-nation team event for schoolboys), and the location, Dublin, which, I believe, is somewhere in Ireland.
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  Tabanus: <RedShield> Thanks. And P Scheeren vs McGregor, 1973 is also from Glorney Cup. So we have a "D. McGregor". Plus that Speelman vs D McGregor, 1973 is from "Schilde op U18".

Douglas McGregor is a player in Paisley, Scotland and seems to be of right age, see Perhaps someone can verify.

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