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Tony Palmer vs Andranik Matikozian
National Open (2004), Las Vegas, NV USA, rd 2, Jun-18
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  0-1



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  tpstar: Now you know (1. e4 c5) where I've been (2. Nf3 d6)/As you sleep (3. d4 cd), torn I am (4. Nxd4 Nf6)/Weighted down (5. Nc3 a6), patiently (6. Bc4 e6), born of love (7. Be3 Be7)/You know I'm (8. Qe2 0-0), you know I'm not dead (9. 0-0-0 b5)/I'm just living in my head (10. Bb3 b4) [last book move]/Forever waiting (11. Nb1 Nxe4)/On the ways of your desire (12. Nf5 Bb7)/You always find your way [Worse is 12 ... exf5 13. Bd5 Nc6 14. Bxc6 ]/And thru it all (13. Nxe7+ Qxe7), into us all you move (14. f3 Nc5)/Forgotten touch (15. Qd2 d5), forbidden thought [15. Bxc5 dxc5 16. Nd2 Nc6 ]/We can never have enough (16. Qf2 Nbd7)/You know I'm not dead (17. c3 Nxb3+)/Found below (18. axb3 a5), the creatures scream (19. Rhe1 a4)/Stranglehold (20. Qc2 bc), a god machine [20. ba Rxa4 21. Qg3 Rc8 ]/Begging to (21. Nxc3 a3) tear us out (22. Kb1 Bc6), worn as hope [22 ... Rfc8 23. Bd4 ]/You know I'm (23. Na2 ab), you know I'm not dead (24. Qxb2 Rfb8)/I'm just the tears inside your head (25. Nc1 Nb6)/Forever waiting (26. Bxb6 Rxb6)/On the ways of your desire (27. f4 Rba6)/You always find your way [27 ... Qa7 28. Rd3 ]/And thru it all (28. g3 Qa7), into us all you move (29. Qd4 Ra1+)/Forgotten touch (30. Kc2 Qa3), forbidden thought (31. Re3 Bb5)/We can never have enough (32. Qb2 Qa6)/You know I'm not dead (33. Rc3 Qa7)/We all want to hold in the everlasting gaze (34. Rd2 d4)/Enchanted in the rapture of His sentimental sway [34. Rf3 is not the saving move - Rc8+ 35. Rc3 Rd8 ]/But underneath the wheels lie the skulls of every c.o.g. (35. Rc4 Bxc4)/The fickle fascination of an everlasting god (36. bxc4 Qa4+)/You know I'm not dead (37. Kd3 Qa3+)/I'm just living in my head [37 ... Ra3+ 38. Ke2 Re3+ 39. Kf2 Qc6 ]/Forever waiting (38. Kc2 Qa4+)/Forever waiting on cruel death (39. Kd3 Ra3+)/You know I'm not dead (40. Ke4)/I'm just living for myself [40. Ke2 Re3+ 41. Kf2 ]/Forever waiting (40 ... Qc6+ 0-1) - Smashing Pumpkins + Fritz 7, "The Everlasting Gaze"
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  keypusher: Nice game against a very strong opponent -- you ain't chicken!
Apr-03-06  midknightblue: tpstar are you going back to this tournament this year? I will be attending. I have already started studying your openings!! just kidding. besides you are rated several hundred above me, so it doesnt matter.
Jul-09-06  who: What's wrong with 11...exf5
Jul-09-06  aw1988: <[Worse is 12 ... exf5 13. Bd5 Nc6 14. Bxc6 ]>
Jul-10-06  who: Good point.

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