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Savielly Tartakower vs Max Euwe
"Don't Shoot the Piano Player" (game of the day Sep-09-2013)
Venice (1948), Venice ITA, rd 5, Oct-??
Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Variation (C53)  ·  0-1



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Sep-10-13  Shams: <Check It Out> Italian Game = Giuoco Piano
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  Check It Out: Gawd, I'm slow today.
Sep-10-13  Abdel Irada: <Check It Out: Hm, looks like a case of " 'scuse me while I kiss this guy" lyricing.>

That would be a Mondegreen.

May-27-14  SpiritedReposte: This is a proper king hunt. White's king could run but not hide.
Jun-09-14  gabriel112000: 17. h4? and 18. hxg5? are weak moves, brilliant game nevertheless.
Oct-14-14  RafaelAquino: Pienso que Euwe tenia la partida perdida cuando moviĆ³ 37... Rey a f7. Tartakower debiĆ³ mover Reina C7 JAQUE.
Sep-06-15  ozu: <Check It Out> Interestingly, sometimes Jimi Hendrix did sing " 'scuse me while I kiss this guy."
May-09-17  Eduardo Bermudez: In the hands of Euwe this is a Queen of special class !
Feb-27-19  DonChalce: Euwe: 22... Nf4+
my brain: daaaamn... that's beautiful, sir.
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  keypusher: Chef d'Euwe. Tartakower's bitter-endism helped his opponents to quite a few brilliancies.
Nov-17-19  OrangeTulip: Marvelous game, and the reason I love this site, is that one can find this breathtaking gems!
Apr-04-21  ceRuLeOn: Vukovic's Art of Attack,, and chesstempo all have Blacks 24th and 26th moves in the opposite order. They have Black playing 24... gxf4+ and 26... exf4+ I'm not sure what the protocol is for corrections, but perhaps someone can look into this, as the order of these moves is clearly what we should be focusing on ;)
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  Stonehenge: The game can be found in a few Dutch newspapers. They all have 24...exf4+ and 26...gxf4+.
Apr-04-21  Z legend of CG: There's a tournament book available for the tournament:

Venice (1948) (kibitz #4)

Wonder what moves are given there?

Apr-14-22  cehertan: Nice game. Every tactical idea black had worked to the hilt.
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  fredthebear: Nice game?! NICE Game??

This game is K I L L E R ! !

Not to worry, <Z legend of CG> went the way of the Dodo bird.

<STONEHENGE> is the legend of CG!! He EARNED it.

Apr-14-22  Z legend of CG: <FtB> wrong again.

And pitiful slagging on the company clocktime again?

Shame on the borish bear. What a maroon!

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  perfidious: Lovely combinative effort by Euwe; it matters not that <fredthebore> has decided to emit another dose of noxious gas hereabout.
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  fredthebear: <Sep-09-21 Z legend of CG: Thanks.>

Your last post in '21, before you went to one of many sock puppet accounts. You slag around this site and reappear seven months later like a fresh COVID outbreak.

You are no legend Z. You're best known as a free loader.

<STONEHENGE> is the legend of CG!! He EARNED it.

The black pot <perfidious> spewing his favorite recipe: <to emit another dose of noxious gas hereabout.> Perfi just cannot resist, three meals a day of dishing out his obnoxiousness.

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  perfidious: Whatsamatter, <fredthebore>? Don't like facing someone who gives as good as they get? No political rants today?
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  fredthebear: Piss off perfidouche - I made half-a-dozen useful chess contributions, and then I had personal obligations. All you did was drool in your stool a few times.

Once again, my posts are way more entertaining than the trash you spew. Anyone can read them and see for themselves. Shame on you, <Mr. Fake Editor> for trying to ruin this fine page with your blather that says nothing useful to anyone.

Apr-16-22  ragtag: Look who's talking.
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  fredthebear: Your limp posts are abysmal <ragtag>. Look at yourself: You do realize that you're lost on a chess website, no?

That's who's talking.

May-21-22  Mathematicar: Euwe playing like Tal.
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  perfidious: Euwe's abilities as a tactician were praised by no less than his great foe Alekhine, himself a fair hand in that department.
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