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Eero Einar Book vs Heikki Westerinen
"Book of Revelation" (game of the day Dec-13-2017)
Helsinki (1966), Helsinki FIN, rd 7, Oct-??
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0



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  offramp: Those crazy Finns.
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Nice to see Book (most famous as the anvil to Alekhine's hammer--Alekhine vs E E Book, 1938) score a fine victory of his own.
Dec-13-17  Strelets: 24.Nxg6! throws the Bk at Black in this Closed Sicilian duel.
Dec-13-17  schnarre: ...Embarrassing (for Black)!
Dec-13-17  5hrsolver: A possible line:

24. Nxg6 hxg6 25. Rh3 Bg7 26. Qh4 Kf8 27. Qh8+ Bxh8 28. Rxh8#

Dec-13-17  widjaja70: 24... dxe4 25. Rh3 fxg6 looks good for Black.
Dec-13-17  5hrsolver: < widjaja70: 24... dxe4 25. Rh3 fxg6 looks good for Black.>

A possible answer:

24. Nxg6 dxe4 25. Nxf8 exf3 26. Qh4 Rxf8 27. Qh6 and mates


24. Nxg6 dxe4 25. Nxf8 Kxf8 26. Rh3 Re7 27. Rxh7 Ke8 28. Rh8+ Kd7 29. Rxd8+ Rxd8 30. fxe7

Dec-13-17  cormier: 1) -0.08 (34 ply) 9...e5 10.Nhf3 h6 11.Re1 Be6 12.Nc4 Re8 13.Qe2 b5 14.Ne3 Qd7 15.Nd2 Ne7 16.a4 a6 17.Qd1 Red8 18.b3 Rdb8 19.c4 b4 20.Nf3 Nc6 21.Nd5 Qd8 22.Bd2 Rb7 23.h3 Nd7 24.Qc1 Kh7 25.a5 Rab8 26.Qd1 Nxa5 27.Ne3

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