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J Reinisch vs Karel Traxler
"The Traxler Variation" (game of the day Mar-01-2017)
Hostoun (1890), Hostoun AUH, Mar-20
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Traxler Counterattack Knight sac line (C57)  ·  0-1

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Mar-01-17
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  offramp: A very good game and a superb pun. Probably the best game ever played in Houston.
Mar-01-17  Steve.Patzer: Wow, that was fast.
Mar-01-17  The Kings Domain: One of a kind. :-)
Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  morfishine: Outstanding pun! Brilliant to simply use the name of the variation.

No muss no fuss

*****

Mar-01-17  TransfiniteCardinal: OMG what a stunning mother@#$%er of a game - I miss the heroic age of chess where they just rode on to the battlefield and slaughtered each other with gusto.
Mar-01-17  ColeTrane: (Morph) so you unapprove of the Cream pun, yet this "pun" is acceptable. Ironic, because by definition this isn't even a "pun".... Wondering which puns of yours made it this far- not trying to be confrontational our disrespectful, with with that last question- it truly is a matter of curiosity now.
Mar-01-17  catlover: Excellent GOTD. Spectacular mating combination.

<Probably the best game ever played in Houston.> Few people are aware of the fact that Houston was a veritable chess powerhouse in the 1890's.

Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  morfishine: <ColeTrane> Sarcasm
Mar-01-17  TransfiniteCardinal: What a mind@#$% of a golden age of chessgame - boring @#$%* draws is our @#$% now.
Mar-01-17  catlover: <TransfiniteCardinal> Just a neighborly suggestion—you might want to check your keyboard. I think some of your symbol keys might be stuck.
Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <TransfiniteCardinal: What a mind@#$% of a golden age of chessgame - boring @#$%* draws is our @#$% now.>

Have you considered tiddliwinks? It might be more to your taste.

Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Plaskett: New In Chess featured the position after 6 Kxf2 Nxe4+ 7 Ke3 on the front cover not so far back. Computer analysis suggesting this may indeed leave white clearly better in all lines. Have fun checking that out, guys!
Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: <Few people are aware of the fact that Houston was a veritable chess powerhouse in the 1890's.>

Ron Henley is from Texas, isn't he? He was Karpov's second in one of his world championship matches. I think Henley has also worked as a securities trader, perhaps in Dallas?

Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: <Probably the best game ever played in Houston.>

Hostoun /= Houston

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosto...

Mar-01-17  catlover: <Gypsy><HeMateMe> While I'm certain there are some very strong players from Texas, I was just kidding about Houston being a chess powerhouse in the 1890s. I was trying to play off <offramp>'s humor about the game being played in Houston.
Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Texas does have the best college teams!
Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Before Henley came along, Ken Smith was a strong master (and outstanding poker player) from Texass.
Mar-01-17  catlover: <HeMateMe: Texas does have the best college teams!>

True, especially when you're talking about American football teams. Shucks, in Texas even high school football games are main events!

Mar-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: well, football "is" America in Texas. But, was thinking of the Texas tech and dallas chess teams. The oil companies bring in some VERY strong players and give them scholarships. They're there to become petroleum engineers, chess team is the side line.
Mar-04-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Del ToRo: Amazing game
Nov-02-17  ChatGrognon: What a game!
Jul-31-19
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  gambitfan: What happens if 8. Nf7xQd8 ?
Aug-01-19
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  gambitfan: 1) -4.60 (26 ply) 8.♘xd8 bxc4+ 9.♔xc4 ♗a6+ 10.♔b4 ♖b8+ 11.♔a5 ♗e2 12.♕xe2 ♘xe2 13.d3 ♔xd8 14.♘c3 ♘xc1 15.♖hxc1 ♖xb2 16.♖ab1 ♗b6+ 17.♔a6 ♖xb1 18.♖xb1 c6 19.h3 ♘e8 20.♘a4 ♗e3 21.♖e1 ♗f2 22.♖f1 ♖f8 23.♘b2 ♘c7+ 24.♔b7 ♘e6 25.♘c4 ♘c5+ 26.♔xa7

2) -6.64 (25 ply) 8.♗b3 ♕e7 9.c3 d5 10.cxd4 exd4 11.♘c3 dxc3 12.♔c2 cxd2 13.♕e2 ♕c5+ 14.♔b1 ♘xe4 15.♗xd2 ♗g4 16.♕d3 ♗f5 17.♗c2 O-O 18.g4 ♘xd2+ 19.♕xd2 ♗e3 20.♕c3 ♗xc2+ 21.♕xc2 ♖xf7 22.♕xc5 ♗xc5 23.♖d1 c6 24.♔c2 ♖f2+ 25.♖d2 ♖xd2+ 26.♔xd2 ♖e8 27.♖d1 ♗d4 28.♔c2 ♖e2+ 29.♔d3

Aug-01-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  gambitfan: Comment jouer la Traxler

http://www.pousseurdebois.fr/cours/...

Comment jouer la Traxler

article in French

Apr-07-20  chessix: great game
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