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Nikolai Riumin vs Vladimir Makogonov
"Riumin With A View" (game of the day Sep-11-2020)
USSR Championship (1934/35), Leningrad URS, rd 9, Dec-18
French Defense: Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13)  ·  1-0

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Aug-27-07
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  Honza Cervenka: This game is a fine example what can black expect if he dares to grab the Pawn in Alekhine-Chatard attack.
Mar-21-09
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  Phony Benoni: An ironic game. White dutifully posts his rooks on the half-open h-file, but nothing ever happens there. Instead, they sit idly by while the queen, a magical knight, and the a-pawn cause great havoc on the queenside. Eventually, the rooks flit over to join the fun.

The finish is amusing, after <58.Rb3>:


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If 58...Nd2+ 59.Ka1 Nxb3+ 60.cxb3+, and Black's king will be hunted down.

Riumin must have had a sense of humor.

Mar-21-09
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  penarol: <An ironic game. White dutifully posts his rooks on the half-open h-file, but nothing ever happens there. Instead, they sit idly by while the queen, a magical knight, and the a-pawn cause great havoc on the queenside. Eventually, the rooks flit over to join the fun.> Well, in fact those two rooks on the h-file turn the game into a Q + N vs R + N one on the queen side, because the black Q and a Rook are over-burdened in the defense of the h pawn. It reminds me of the game V Petrov vs R Grau, 1939, where a poor N was not able to face a queen, although the present game is more spectacular, I would say.
Sep-11-20
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  offramp: Black had some nerve in this game. He took that gambitted pawn on g5 and then, instead of trying to develop rapidly, he played ...c6, ...g6, ...b6 and ...a5 in successive moves. His position didn't seem too bad, though. It was later he went wrong.
Sep-11-20
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  al wazir: After 53...Ne2, black still has some chances.

For example, 54. Rf1 Ne4 55. Qxd4 Qxd2+ 56. Qxd2 Nxd2 57. Kxd2 g4 58. h1 g3 59. Rxh6 Kd6 60. Rg6 f4 61. Ke2 Ke5 62. Kf3 Kf5 63. Rg4 e5.

Sep-11-20  areknames: Great game and lovely pun <PB>, although I am pretty certain I've seen it before. In any event, these players were just so incredibly talented. Love the 'ole Alekhine-Chatard...
Sep-11-20  Brenin: <al wazir>: After 53 ... Nf2 (not e2) 54 Rf1 Ne4 White has 55 Qa3+, e.g. 55 ... Qxa3 56 bxa3 Nxd2 57 Kxd2 and the remote passed a-pawn will prevent Black's K from helping his pawns forward, or 55 ... Ke5 56 Qxe3 dxe3 57 Re2 Kd4 58 Rxf7, and White's K+2R will stop the pawn storm. Even so, 53 ... Nf2 would have given Black better chances than the line played.
Sep-11-20  Brenin: It's not often that promoting a pawn rates a question mark, but here there was no need to hurry; 49 Rh3 first would have prevented the rather annoying 50 ... Qe3+ and would have allowed a rook to join the queen in harrying the Black king, e.g. 49 ... Nd3? 50 Qb8+ wins the Q, while 49 ... Qf4+ 50 Kb1 or 49 ... d3 50 Rxd3 cause White no problems.
Dec-12-22
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  OhioChessFan: "Ruimin a8"

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