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Alan Balkany vs John Longuski
"View from the Balkany" (game of the day Jul-28-2015)
Michigan Open (1973), Ypsilanti, MI USA , rd 2, Sep-01
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver Attack (C57)  ·  1-0

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Jan-11-05  Milo: 11.Bxd5+ forces mate.
Apr-13-05  Marco65: Black should have played 10...Nxd4
Sep-05-06  AbhinavAsthana: <marco65> Correct.But even then black's position is not good. After 10..Nxd4, If black is not careful, 10...Nxd4 11.Bxd5+ Ke7 (betterKd6) 12.Qf7+ Kd6 13.Ne4# That's why its always good to play 5...Na5 to avoid all these things.
Jul-28-15
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  NM JRousselle: 5 ... Nd5?? is a known blunder.
Jul-28-15  greenfield67: I suspect that 5...Nd5 isn't nearly as bad a blunder as I used to think it was. I wouldn't play it, but it's possible to make White worried that the attack will fizzle out. I've never asked for a silicon assessment of the position after White's 8th move, though. Anyone got an engine handy?

Also, in a game where one of the players is called Longunski, what are the odds that his opponent gets the pun?

Jul-28-15  Eusebius: Reminds me of early chess lessons how not to play the Italian.
Jul-28-15
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  offramp: Balkany is a great surname. It is applicable to any human born in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, or Turkey.

Alan (as I know, because I am one) is vaguer. The alans have ranged from China to Portugal.

Jul-28-15
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  Once: The move I like in this game is 9. d4. It ignores the threat to c2, develops the Bc1 and opens up more lines against the exposed black king.

Silicon is unimpressed, thinking that black has an edge with 9...c6. But over the board an attack like this can be hard to meet. In today's game black gets greedy and goes for the rook on a1. Not the greatest decision he will ever make.

Jul-28-15
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  HeMateMe: Gunski Smoke? Then, we'll head over to the Long Branch and see what Miss Kitty is up to!
Jul-28-15
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  offramp: Night of the Longunski!
Jul-28-15
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  kevin86: THe Fried liver attacks another victim!
Jul-28-15  scormus: <Once: .... Silicon is unimpressed, thinking that black has an edge with 9...c6. But over the board an attack like this can be hard to meet.>

One those quirks of life and chess. Ever since I was a schoolboy and I lost spectacularly against the Fried Lover, I told myself that if I get a chance to play it as W, I will. And at last, 2 years ago I did. It was an internet game. And you know what I leaned. If your'e not playing OTB it really is better for B.

Jul-28-15  sakredkow: ♫ Fried liver, onions on the side, my social life has died, from yoooou...♪
Jul-28-15  sofouuk: isnt 5...Nd5 is inferior due to 6.d4!, holding the threat of Nf7 in reserve? not sure what the latest engines say but I seem to remember early Fritz versions having white at well over +1.0 here
Jul-28-15  tivrfoa: hi, what is the sequence after 10. ... Nxd4 11. Bxd5+ Kd6 please?
Jul-28-15  waustad: Higado appetizer.
Jul-29-15  scormus: <sofouuk: isnt 5...Nd5 is inferior due to 6.d4!>

Youre right. Setting up the Lolli attack.It's very strong, I can believe the +1.0 or more. It's what I should have played in the internet game, but I had a 40 year old promise to keep.

With 6. Nxf7, W shoots the bolt too soon. OTB at club level it takes some dealing with, but objectively it's not really sound.

May-14-19
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  fredthebear: https://www.michigan.org/city/ypsil...

Ypsi is a fun place to visit, but I wouldn't count on seeing Elvis there. You might catch a game of chess at Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse, 307 N River St, Ypsilanti, USA.

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