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Li Wu vs Jacob Aagaard
"Wu is Me" (game of the day Aug-11-2013)
British Championship (2007), Great Yarmouth ENG, rd 3, Jul-01
Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Variation (E10)  ·  0-1

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Aug-12-07  madlydeeply: CRAZY nervewracking game!
Aug-30-07  watergun7: Yes... although I missed a lot of wins...
Aug-11-13  dumbgai: Can white squirm out with 33. Kf3 instead of Kf4? It seems like he simply loses a tempo in the actual game.
Aug-11-13  Abdel Irada: An amusing factoid: In Mandarin Chinese, the first-person singular pronoun is romanized as "Wo."

Thus, if you hear someone say, <Wo is me>, he is not emoting; he is merely being tautological.

Aug-11-13  Mikhail Tal fan: this game is awful. it's so full of mistakes and blunders.. but well,nothing is perfect (although i wanted to see an elegant,blunder-less win )
Aug-11-13  sfm: It takes two inspired players to create a game like this. Exciting to the very end.

<dumbgai: Can white squirm out with 33. Kf3 instead of Kf4? It seems like he simply loses a tempo in the actual game.> If you look at the position in the game after 35.-,cxd4, Black has his rook on g4. If White had played 35.Kf3 instead, we'd have had the same position, but with the black rook on g1. Now White can not save the knight with 36.Nh3, but must play 36.Ne6,Kf7 37.Nc7,Rc1 and still loses a piece.

Aug-11-13  sfm: <Mikhail Tal fan: this game is awful. it's so full of mistakes and blunders..> Please point them out for us!
If you are right, well, blunders are more common in highly unusual, tactical positions. "Awful" is in the eyes of the beholder. :-)

<(although i wanted to see an elegant,blunder-less win )> Occasionally games are played, where the loser didn't make a single wrong move. Maybe this is the most famous: Fischer vs Spassky, 1972

Aug-11-13  pawn to QB4: <I missed a lot of wins...> <it's so full of mistakes and blunders..> well, come on guys, point them out...looks a cracking struggle to me from down here in patzerville.
Aug-11-13  goodevans: <sfm: ... If you look at the position in the game...>

Yes, but for completeness you should also consider what happens if white meet <33.Kf3 Nd4+> with <34.Kf4>. I'm undecided whether black should now take the N straight away or play <34...Rg4+> first.

Aug-11-13  sfm: <goodevans: sfm: [... If you look at the position in the game...] Yes, but for completeness you should also consider what happens if white meet 33.Kf3,Nd4+ with 34.Kf4]> I did! I found 34.-,Rg4# a convincing reply. ;-)
Aug-11-13  hellopolgar: 28. Rb7 wins instantly, too bad he missed it.
Aug-11-13  hellopolgar: 30. Re6+ also leads to a win, man, the GotD pun definitely describes what went through white's mind when he went over the game with an engine.
Aug-11-13
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  playground player: <Abdel Irada> There is no me, myself, and I in Mandarin--only the all-purpose "wo." Then again, there are two forms of the plural "we"--wo-men (you and I) and tsa-men (those other guys and I).

Amazing what you happen to remember.

Aug-11-13  notyetagm: Sum Ting Wong
Aug-11-13
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  halito27: sfm: 34 Rg4 is not mate; with the knight on d4, it's no longer covering e5.

At that point, black likely has 24...Nc2; 25 Qc5 Re4+ 26 Ke6 Re8 and white's playing with a queen against a boatload of pieces and a passed d-pawn.

Aug-11-13  Everett: < Mikhail Tal fan: this game is awful. it's so full of mistakes and blunders.. but well,nothing is perfect (<although i wanted to see an elegant,blunder-less win )>>

Yeah, like a Tal game...

Aug-12-13
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  kevin86: Nice game,black's attack was so strong that even the queen was exoendable. But black will get a new queen soon.
Aug-30-13  Yerbamate: after 40 h4+ the game is not ended. Exciting game.
Oct-29-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  kingscrusher: White misses a win on Move 28. Here it is as an interactive puzzle:

http://www.chessworld.net/chessclub...

Jul-31-15  ColeTrane: the way Wu wains his Rey is reminiscent to shogi play....

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