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Wally Henschell vs Mona May Karff
"Mona Lisa" (game of the day Aug-03-2007)
New York (1946), New York, NY USA
Indian Game: Capablanca Variation (A47)  ·  0-1



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Aug-03-07  nhat8121: love this
Aug-03-07  patzerboy: Nh1! Now that is one cool move.
Aug-03-07  Bob726: I once played a very similiar game to this in blitz and it followed something like 16.Kf2 Nh1!+ If Kg1 Qh6 mate and if Ke2 Qf2!!!+ Rxf2 Ng3 mate.
Aug-03-07  unluckythirtyfive: 4th to comment! I'm so cool!
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  al wazir: 7. Qe2
10. Qf3
11. Qe2
15. Qd1
16. Qc2

No further comment is needed.

Aug-03-07  soberknight: Mona Lisa? There is nothing beautiful about this game. More that Black won it, White threw it away.
Aug-03-07  underdoggum: that Nh1 is the best finishing move i've seen in years
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  FSR: Ooh, I like Bob726's variation!
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  jessicafischerqueen: <soberknight>

er... do you think <Mona Lisa> is beautiful?

You ever take a good look at that painting?

She looks like a <dog's breakfast>, mate.

I think you should get your facts straight.

Aug-03-07  Ragtherat: amusing
Aug-03-07  kackhander: what's amusing is someone describing their subjective art criticism as a "fact".
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  jessicafischerqueen: <kackhander> no sense of humor eh?

Surest sign of a <pedantic blockhead>.

Hope you are enjoying yourself, since I doubt anyone else is.

Aug-03-07  Ragtherat: amusing

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

Aug-03-07  kackhander: you're remarkably insightful for someone who wastes such a large proportion of her life getting into pathetic geeky arguments online.

but i guess even a blind pig finds an acorn every now and then because a) i have literally no sense of humour at all, and b) i am a pedantic blockhead. well done you.

pat on the head.

Aug-03-07  kackhander: my god, your profile runs to 1200 words. you must be a barrel of laughs yourself :)
Aug-03-07  kackhander: i especially like this bit:

"Several of my new friends have expressed curiosity about how I appear to have done so many different things by such a young age?"

you sound like you're interviewing yourself for a job. party on.

Aug-03-07  kackhander: this is pretty good too:

"Heh. Cracking up again here. LOLOLOLOL "

i must admit i was in stitches myself.

Aug-03-07  kackhander: oh no, wait, the fun doesn't stop there. i missed this gem:

"6. When I asked for a translation of this Internet Acronym sentence: BTW, FYI, IMO my PC is a POS-- Here was <Domdaniel's> responda: <Before The War, Fleeing Yesterday's Island, Irish Men Ordered
my Prize Crayfish
is a Piranha On Speed>
, followed by

<FYI: Five Years Inside
PC: Please, Constable
POS: Postpone One's Suicide
IMO: Indigenous Molluscs Only>


that's the funniest thing i've ever read.

Aug-03-07  RandomVisitor: Rybka at 6 minutes per move

(1) W Henschel - Mona Karff [A47]
New York, New York, USA New York, New York, USA, 1946 [Rybka 2.3.2a mp up]
1.d4 Nf6
2.Nf3 b6
3.e3 Bb7
4.Nbd2 -0.03/17 e6= 0.01 (4...g6 5.Bd3 Bg7 6.00 00 7.e4 d6 8.h3 Nbd7 9.Qe2 c5 10.Nb3 cxd4 11.Nfxd4 0.03)

5.Bd3 d5 6.00 Nbd7 last book move
7.Qe2 0.01/18 Ne4 0.01/19
8.c4= 0.06 (8.Ba6 Qc8 9.Bxb7 Qxb7 10.Nxe4 dxe4 11.Nd2 Be7 12.Nc4 00 13.Bd2 Nf6 14.a4 Bd6 0.01)

8...Bd6 -0.06/18
9.Ne1= 0.21 (9.cxd5 exd5 10.Bc2 00 11.Nxe4 dxe4 12.Nd2 Nf6 13.b3 h6 14.Nc4 Qd7 15.Bb2 Rfe8 0.06)

9...00 -0.16/17
10.Qf3 0.56 (10.f3 Nxd2 11.Bxd2 c5 12.Nc2 Nf6 13.Rac1 Re8 14.dxc5 bxc5 15.b4 Qc7 16.g3 dxc4 0.16)

10...f5 -0.53/17
11.Qe2 -0.60/13 Rf6 0.36 (11...c5 12.Nef3 Qe8 13.h3 Qg6 14.Nh4 Qf6 15.Nhf3 Rac8 16.cxd5 0.60)

12.f3??+ -2.95 (12.f4 Rh6 13.Nef3 Ndf6 14.Ne5 Nxd2 15.Bxd2 dxc4 16.Bxc4 Ne4 17.Be1 Qe7 18.Rc1 Rf8 0.36)

12...Bxh2+ -3.01/23
13.Kxh2 -1.90/18 Rh6+ -1.90/18
14.Kg1 -3.07/19 Ng3 -1.90/17
15.Qd1 -2.10/16 Qh4 -3.07/18
16.Qc2? -#2 (16.f4 Qh2+ 17.Kf2 Nf6 18.Nef3 Ng4+ 19.Ke1 Qxg2 20.Ne5 Nxf1 21.Nxg4 Qg3+ 22.Nf2 Nxd2 -3.07)

16...Nh1 -#1/3 01

Aug-03-07  Tronkete: Sorry for the intromission. Sorry too because I hate personal comments, but... < kackhander >

I am a 22 year old woman from Canada. SO BACK OFF!

is not bad either (I mean the BACK OFF part; what's so important about beig a woman from Canada?)

Aug-03-07  Code Red: <Tronkete> Sorry for the intromission.

What is the weather like in Illinois, Canada?

Aug-03-07  wouldpusher: Black's KN was a total headache, and the only bail White had (after developing so poorly) was to play 12. ♘xe4, although after 12. ... fxe4, the open f-file and the annoying Black e4 pawn will be an even bigger pain.

16. ♕c2??? was total disaster. White could have put up a fight after 16. f4 ♕h2+ 17. ♔f2 ♘f6 18. ♘ef3 ♘g4+ 19. ♔e1 ♕xg2. Still, the White camp is terribly cramped, and Black can open the h1-a8 diagonal to bring in the QB, but an immediate win will be harder for as long as White can keep up the defense.

Aug-03-07  Silverstrike: <jessicafischerqueen> Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Aug-03-07  franksp: Similar finish in Tartakower vs Prins, 1936.
Aug-03-07  beginner64: After white's 12th move, black wins at least queen for a minor piece.

Anyone suggesting better moves for white, please suggest with moves 12 or before.

[And btw, can someone say that white is already lost after 11th move?]

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