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Joel Benjamin vs Eduard Gufeld
Saitek US Masters (1998), Waikiki, HI USA, rd 2, Jul-22
Pirc Defense: Classical Variation. Quiet System Parma Defense (B08)  ·  0-1

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Aug-02-04  azaris: Hilarious finish!
Oct-08-04  fgh: Lol!!!!
Oct-08-04
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  Benzol: Must have been heart-breaking for Benjamin. :(
Oct-08-04  Orbitkind: Hehe, Bejamin said Kasparov missed a "simple perpetual check" in game 2 against deep blue in 1997, (which was in fact a very tough perpetual check to find), whereas look at Benjamin missing a mate in 1. Lol.
Oct-08-04  Spassky69: Is it true Guefeld wrote on his scorecard Qe6+ since he didn't even realize it was mate?
Aug-08-05  Chessography: Benji must have just missed that the d4 and f4 squares were occupied, I s'pose.
Aug-13-10
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  HeMateMe: Holy Sleet!! I don't think I've ever seen this, an epaullette mate with so few pieces on the board, in a GM game. I remember reading a book by Gufeld, that examined his career. I think he lived in Los Angeles, and gave lessons at a local club there, later in life.
Oct-09-11
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  FSR: A very surprising blunder by Benjamin. On Gufeld's page Eric Schiller wrote that Gufeld was distracting Benjamin by loudly eating an apple during the game.
Oct-09-11  hedgeh0g: The strategy wasn't working out for him until he took a large bite around move 80 and the loud crunch disoriented Benjamin to the extent that he missed a mate in one.
Feb-26-21
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  FSR: Cf. Short vs Beliavsky, 1992. Benjamin got revenge a few days later. Joel Benjamin vs Gufeld, 1998.
Feb-26-21
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  chancho: Joel Benjamin vs Gufeld, 1998
Feb-26-21
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  FSR: <chancho> Thanks. Yes, that's the one I meant.

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