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Zoltan von Balla vs Jozsef Schweiger
Budapest (1921), Budapest HUN, rd 4, Sep-09
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Wormald Attack (C77)  ·  1-0



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  tpstar: tpstar-aw1988 (GameKnot 5/11/05): When you feel sad (1. e4 e5) or under a curse (2. Nf3 Nc6)/Your life is bad (3. Bb5 a6), your prospects are worse (4. Ba4 Nf6)/Your wife is sighing (5. Qe2 b5), crying (6. Bb3 Bc5), and your olive tree is dying (7. c3 d6)/Temples are graying (8. h3 0-0) and teeth are decaying (9. 0-0 Qe7) and creditors weighing your purse (10. Rd1) [last book move]/Your mood and your robe (10 ... Be6) are both a deep blue (11. Bc2) [11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. d4 ed 13. cd Bb6=]/You'd bet that Job (11 ... d5) had nothing on you (12. d3) [12. d4 ed 13. e5 d3 14. Bxd3 Nd7 ]/Don't forget that when (12 ... de) you (13. de) get (13 ... Bc4) to (14. Qe1) Heaven you'll be blessed (14 ... Rad8)/Yes (15. Bg5), it's all for the best (15 ... a5) [15 ... Rxd1 16. Bxd1 h6=]

Some men are born to live at ease (16. Nbd2), doing what they please (16 ... Be6), richer than the bees are in honey (17. Nf1)/Never growing old (17 ... Rd7), never feeling cold (18. a3), pulling pots of gold from thin air (18 ... b4!?)/The best in every town (19. Ba4) [ ], best at shaking down (19 ... Rxd1), best at making mountains of money (20. Rxd1)/They can't take it with them (20 ... Na7), but what do they care? (21. ab)/They get the center of the meat (21 ... ab), cushions on their seat (22. Nxe5), houses on the street where it's sunny (22 ... Nxe4?!)/Summers at the sea [leads to further unpleasantness], winters warm and free [22 ... h6 23. Bh4 bc 24. bc Bxh3 ], all of this and we get the rest (23. Bxe7) [ ]/But who is the land for (23 ... Bxf2+), the sun and the sand for? (24. Qxf2)/You guessed (24 ... Nxf2), it's all for the best (1-0)

The Gospel According to Fritz 7, "All for the Best"

May-12-05  aw1988: Lol. Yep.

What was the major error?

May-12-05  paladin at large: <aw1988> I don't like the looks of 17. .... Qe6, allowing as it does 18. Bxb6 and the weakening of the queenside pawns. Also, I like 24. ....Rac8 better than black's text move.

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