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Shaw vs Whitney
corr (1949) (correspondence)
English Opening: King's English. Two Knights' Variation General (A22)  ·  0-1

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Dec-25-04  shr0pshire: Very nice! That is a fun knight sack that I will have to remember.

Fun stuff.

Apr-13-08
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  whiteshark: White's first five (or six :D) moves looked like based on Nimzowitsch, whereas black's last six moves were inspired by .... [insert an ancient player's name]
Sep-20-11
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  whiteshark: “Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.”

~ Willis Whitney
(1868-1958)

Feb-04-12
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  Phony Benoni: Some of my best friends play the English, but it still does my heart good to see it suffer like this.

Having taken the knight, White was stuck with trying 9.g3 Bxg3+ 10.Rf2 if he wanted to make the game last a respectable amount of moves.

Feb-14-12
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  tpstar: I can cast a spell (1. c4 e5), see but you can't tell (2. Nc3 Nf6)/Mix a special groove (3. e4 Nc6), put fire inside of you [last book move]/Anytime you feel danger or fear (4. f4 d6)/Then instantly (5. d3 Be7) I will appear (6. Be3 Ng4)/Yeah oh I'm every woman (7. Bd2 Nxh2!), it's all in me (8. Rxh2??)/Anything you want done baby [8. Nge2 Nf3+! 9. Kf2 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 exf4 11. Nxf4 ], I do it naturally (8 ... Bh4+) [ ]/I'm every woman (9. Ke2), it's all in me [9. g3 Bxg3+ 10. Rf2 ]/I can read your thoughts right now (9 ... Nd4+), every woman (10. Ke3 exf4+), whoever made ya say (11. Kxd4 Qf6+)/Whoa whoa whoa (12. Kd5 Be6# 0-1) - Whitney Houston + Fritz 7, "I'm Every Woman"

Chaka Khan!

Mar-24-14  RedShield: <Prat & Whitney>
Mar-24-14
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  perfidious: <Phony Benoni: Some of my best friends play the English, but it still does my heart good to see it suffer like this.>

We may hope your friends play the opening better than White did here.

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