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Vsevolod Rauzer vs Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky
"Ilyin Invasion" (game of the day Aug-01-2020)
URS-ch10 (1937), Tbilisi, rd 3, Apr-15
Philidor Defense: Exchange Variation (C41)  ·  0-1

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Jul-27-07  Alphastar: white's position crumbles to dust very quicky.

Ilyin-Zhenevsky has a very nice finishing touch!

Jul-15-09  totololo: 5.f3?! d5!! and white position is difficult

without d5 see Anand - Nisipeanu

Oct-16-12  Sem: 10. Bxe2 Ne4+
Aug-01-20  Brenin: Nice pun, very relevant to the game (for a change). It must be tempting for White to relax a little when faced with 2 ... d6; this game shows how unwise that can be.
Aug-01-20
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  OhioChessFan: Nice pun.
Aug-01-20  morfishine: Nice game, looks like Black was prepared for White's preparation
Aug-01-20  V Geriakov: Good pun . The queen and rook , the 2 Illyins powerfully invades white's position .
Aug-01-20  goodevans: <14.exf6?> was really asking for it. Not only does it open up the e-file to the uncastled K bit after <15...Nxf6> the weakness on g4 was all too apparent. White made things easier for black than he should have but nevertheless <18...Re2+!> was a beautiful shot.
Aug-01-20  areknames: <5.f3?! d5!! and white position is difficult> Not really, it took the d pawn 2 moves to get to d5 and White is still ok. It's not clear at first glance where White goes wrong but 8.c3 looks better than the text. Interesting game and clever pun.
Aug-01-20  The17thPawn: The pun is pertinent but it is rehashed from Capablanca vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1925.
Aug-01-20
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  OhioChessFan: 10 years before reusing a pun is long enough I guess...
Aug-01-20
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  Phony Benoni: I have to admit that I didn't check beforehand, and probably wouldn't have used it had I done so..

Which would have been a shame. I really like this game, not least because it demonstrates how to respond to the sort of move we see often at the Lower Levels. 5.f3 doesn't lose the game, but it permits Black to seize the initiative and through energetic play keep setting problems for White, whose position is stretched to the point that one bad move (14.exf6) leads to its immediate shredding,

How could White not realize that he point of 13...f6 ws to open the e-file, not the f-file? Perhaps by then White had become so preoccupied with the short-term threats that he wasn't assessing the position deeply enough.

Aug-01-20
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  OhioChessFan: It's fine <Phony>. That's why I typically kibitz my puns, so someone would see them in a search. I think your GOTD collection in alphabetical order is important enough to be linked on the home page by the pun submission link, and on the pun submission page itself.
Aug-01-20  jith1207: It's a shame <phony benoni> doesn't check his own collection before submitting pun ;)

This game is perfect match for the pun though.

Agreed completely with <OCF> on the inclusion of GOTD alphabetical game collections in the pun submission page.

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