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Vitaly Tseshkovsky vs Smbat Lputian
"Lputian Minaturized" (game of the day Jul-02-2022)
Yerevan (1977), Yerevan URS, rd 7, Nov-??
French Defense: Tarrasch. Pawn Center Variation (C05)  ·  1-0



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Jan-11-08  whiteshark: <7...Qb6> seems to be more popular here. Opening Explorer
Mar-02-10  Cercatore: why not 18. ... Bxg5 ?
Mar-02-10  outsider: b*g5 is probably followed by n*d5
Mar-03-10  arsen387: or rather with Qh5+
May-06-12  King Death: <whiteshark> For sure 7...Qb6 is played a lot more and it's probably better than 7...Qa5, here's another game with 7...Qa5 where a well known theoretician gets a hard lesson after 8.Be3 b5 9.dc (Adorjan vs J L Watson, 1981).

In this game Lputian (a very strong player himself) gets killed by letting White get way too much play in the center and kingside.

Jul-02-22  newzild: <outsider> 18...Bxg5 19. Nxd5?? Bxe3+ is check.

Jeepers. This was a real kick in the Gulliver for Lputian - the sac on e6 was elementary stuff.

Jul-02-22  nalinw: There are many "little" puns that one could make with this name - this is a good one ..... he was quite Gullible in this one too
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Smbat the sailor sailed the oceans blue!
Yeah, yeah, he's got a groovy parrot
And a groovy belt.
Yeah man, he's having intercourse with foreign people all over the Welt.

A famous cartoon, Sinbad Jr, Sinbad went to Lilliput.

Jul-02-22  Cheapo by the Dozen: Quite a Swift game.
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  ChessHigherCat: I come here for some serious commentary and you guyz is belittling liliputians and badtalking Sinbad with more of a crime scheme than a rhyme scheme. Consider your sorry selves 911' ed!
Jul-02-22  goodevans: <King Death: [...] In this game Lputian (a very strong player himself) gets killed by letting White get way too much play in the center and kingside.>

Smbat Lputian went on to overtake Vitaly Tseshkovsky as far as ratings were concerned but at the time this game was played he was conceeding nearly 400 rating points and it showed.

<newzild: [...] the sac on e6 was elementary stuff>

I imagine that Tseshkovsky was calmly and confidently planning a fairly routine K-side assault on the uncastled French K all the time that Lputian was playing into his hands by concentrating solely on the Q-side.

Loved the pun and all the subsequent wordplay.

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  Check It Out: There are all kinds of king hunt lines to play with if black plays on. Get 'em!
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  OhioChessFan: Nice pun and commentary for this Vitaly important win.
Jul-02-22  stone free or die: <<OCF> ... Vitaly important win.>

You sly dog you.

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