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Jan Hania vs Eric Schiller
Groningen open (1996), Groningen NED, rd 6, Dec-24
Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Variation (B18)  ·  1/2-1/2



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May-16-06  BadTemper: Eric,
Hello again,

While perusing the game, I noticed that 26..Kf7 is refuted instantly by 27. Nxg7. Oops.

Please e-mail me at, I would like to discuss a business matter with you.


Richard A.

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  Eric Schiller: Yes, White overlooked several wins, but my moves were the best practical ones to give my opponent a chance to go wrong. Which he did, fortunately. When you play for complications, as I often do, it is an occupational hazard.
May-16-06  BadTemper: Of course of course! I didn't mean it in a derogatory sense. I just mentioned that move because it creates a eye-pleasing self protecting army. Also,
I start playing for complications right about after 1.e4 because I have no delusions regarding my relatively poor skill at this game.

P.S. Will get back to you re other thing after work.

Thanks again.

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  Eric Schiller: <BadT> At that tournament I was definitely in a mood to play for complications and used some of my sharpest openings, including the Schara Gambit. Whether I play positionally or head for a brawl always just depends on my mood at the time. I often try to play interesting chess when the playing hall is filled with Grandmasters. Sometimes this leads to disaster, or near disaster, as in E Baudo Mercere vs E Schiller, 1998. But never dull!

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