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Konstantin N Aseev vs Valeri Yandemirov
"Good for the Yander" (game of the day Jul-17-2016)
Russian Championship (2003), Krasnoyarsk RUS, rd 6, Sep-09
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Modern Steinitz Defense (C72)  ·  0-1



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Mar-13-07  MrPatzer: 22...O-O+ and White resigns. How often do you see that?
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  Ultra: Tis an uncommon ending!
Jul-17-16  Doniez: What a brilliant final move!
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  offramp: The pun is based on my favourite Norman Wisdom film, in which he plays a downtrodden 1.P-K4 player who wins a golden ticket to a QGD theme tournament. Going into the last round he has 35⅐ out of 38 and must defeat bearded Mr Gander to take first prize.


He wins!! Hooray!

Jul-17-16  TheTamale: My brain hasn't kicked into gear yet this morning. In any event, I can't see the follow-up. Can anyone assist?


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  perfidious: <TheTamale....I can't see the follow-up. Can anyone assist?>

On 23.Ke2, 23....Rxf1 24.Kxf1 Rf8+ 25.Ke1 Rxg2 looks convincing.

Jul-17-16  morfishine: <offramp> Well, its enlightening to read the Norman Wisdom story, but I think the extent of this pun is centered on geese, or more precisely, being "goosed"

but I may be wrong, who knows, I really don't give a flock


Jul-17-16  RandomVisitor: Clearly, white needs to respond precisely to 6...h5. Perhaps Komodo can suggest a good approach:

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<+0.62/41 7.Bxc6+ bxc6 8.d4 Bxf3 9.Qxf3 exd4 10.Re1> g5 11.e5 d5 12.Qd3 g4 13.Qxd4 Qe7 14.hxg4 hxg4 15.Qxg4 Qe6 16.Qxe6+ fxe6 17.g3 Rb8 18.Kg2 Ne7 19.c3 Kd7 20.Nd2 Ng6 21.b3 Bh6 22.Nf3 Bg7 23.c4 Rbf8 24.Bb2 Rf5 25.Rad1 Rhf8 26.Rd3 Rh8 27.Bc3 Rg8 28.Rh1 Nxe5 29.Bxe5 Bxe5 30.Nxe5+ Rxe5 31.Rh7+ Kd6 32.b4 Re2 33.c5+ Ke5 34.Rxc7 Rf8

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  kevin86: I've rarely seen Castles followed by resigns, but I HAVE seen Castles mate...and even a case of castles check---interposition double check and mate next move.
Jul-18-16  RandomVisitor: A final look at the complicated position after 6...h5

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<+0.51/44 7.Bxc6+ bxc6 8.d4 Bxf3 9.Qxf3 exd4 10.Re1 g5 11.e5 d5> 12.Qd1 g4 13.Qxd4 Qe7 14.hxg4 Qh4 15.Qc3 0-0-0 16.g3 Qxg4 17.Qxc6 Qe6 18.Qxe6+ fxe6 19.Nd2 h4 20.Nf3 hxg3 21.fxg3 Be7 22.c4 Nh6 23.cxd5 Nf5 24.Kg2 Rxd5 25.Bf4 Rg8 26.Rac1 Kb7 27.Re4 Bc5 28.Rec4 Bb6 29.b4 Rd3 30.R1c3 Rxc3 31.Rxc3 Ne7 32.Ng5 Nd5 33.Rd3 Nxb4 34.Rb3 Nxa2 35.Nxe6 a5

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