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NN vs A Severino
Casual (1723), Naples ITA
Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23)  ·  0-1

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Sep-13-05  Autoreparaturwerkbau: The 10.(Nf3-)Ng1!, 11.(Ng1-)Nf3! really impressed me.
Feb-12-06  thundershock2k: pretty cool i think!
Dec-26-06  Rubenus: Indeed very nice.
Feb-15-07  Supergrandmaster: Careless, leaving the king at the mercy of a ravenous rook! The knight moves are criminally wasteful.
Feb-15-07  schnarre: 14...Bd3+ just adds insult to injury!
Sep-24-08  I Offer You A Resign: What is Ng1 for?
Apr-25-09  smalldreams: I second that question
Dec-20-10  eightbyeight: Brilliant. Just brilliant. I wish I'd been Black.

I think the game may have been touch-move. NN touched the f3 knight and didn't see any better square to move it. (d2 and g5 look good, though.)

Aug-14-11  naruto00122: only God knows why he played Ng1
Aug-13-13  PhilFeeley: Nice puzzle for move 12...Nxe5! Sac that queen!
Sep-23-17  sneaky pete: This game is from the days when free or extended or drunk castling (I don't know which term the experts use) was still en vogue in Napoli and other parts of Europe. When castling kingside, white could place the King on g1 or h1 and the Rook on f1 or e1, as he preferred. Castling queenside offered similar liberties. Here severino chose, when castling queenside, to place his King on b8 and his Rook on e8.

Position before 9... O-O-O


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Position after 9... O-O-O


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So 10.Ng1 .. and 11.Nf3 .. was not really played. It's just a clever trick someone used to be able to include this game in a database.

Sep-20-18  Chessonly: Nice Article, I found more detail in:

What are the plans/Ideas in closed Sicilian for both side? with Example games.
https://www.chessonly.com/closed-si...

Sep-20-18  gokusano: Is white is a toddler here?
Aug-20-19  lytzarov: The finish to this game is featured as a tactics problem here: https://chesstempo.com/chess-tactic...

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