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Kevin Czuhai vs Tony Palmer
Spring Lake Invitational (2007), Spring Lake, MI USA, rd 1, Dec-08
Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50)  ·  0-1



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  tpstar: It's Christmas at Ground Zero (1. e4 e5), there's music in the air (2. Bc4 Nf6)/The sleigh bells are ringing (3. d3 Bc5) and the carolers are singing (4. Nf3 Nc6) while the air raid sirens blare (5. Bg5 h6)/It's Christmas at Ground Zero (6. Bh4 d6), the button has been pressed (7. c3 a6)/The radio just let us know (8. Nbd2 Ba7) that this is not a test (9. b4) [last book move]/Everywhere the atom bombs are dropping (9 ... Be6)/It's the end of all humanity (10. Bxe6 fxe6)/No more time for last-minute shopping (11. Qb3 Qd7)/It's time to face your final destiny (12. Bxf6 gxf6)/It's Christmas at Ground Zero (13. a4 Rg8), there's panic in the crowd (14. b5)/We can dodge debris [14. 0-0 ] while we trim the tree (14 ... Na5) underneath the mushroom cloud (15. Qb4 Bc5)/You might hear some reindeer on your rooftop (16. Qb2 Rxg2)/Or Jack Frost on your windowsill (17. d4 Bb6)/But if someone's climbing down your chimney (18. Ke2 Kf7)/You better load your gun and shoot to kill (19. Rad1)/It's Christmas at Ground Zero [19. Rag1!? Rgg8 20. Kf1 ], and if the radiation level's OK (19 ... Rag8)/I'll go out with you (20. Nb3 Nc4) and see all the new (21. Qc1 ab) mutations on New Year's Day (22. a5 Ba7)/It's Christmas at Ground Zero (23. Qxh6 Qc6), just seconds left to go (24. Qh5+ Ke7)/I'll duck and cover [24. d5 ed 25. ed Rxf2+ 26. Ke1 ] with my Yuletide lover (25. d5 Rxf2+) underneath the mistletoe (26. Ke1 Qe8)/It's Christmas at Ground Zero (27. Qh7+ Qf7), now the missiles are on their way (28. Qxf7+ Kxf7)/What a crazy fluke (29. de+ Kxe6), we're gonna get nuked [29 ... Ke7!? 30. Rf1 Rgg2 ] on this jolly holiday (30. Nfd4+ exd4)/What a crazy fluke (31. Kxf2 dc+), we're gonna get nuked (32. Kf3? Ne5+) on this jolly holiday! (0-1) - Weird Al Yankovic + Fritz 7, "Christmas At Ground Zero"
Jan-01-08  Silverstrike: Does 26...Rgg2 work?
Jan-01-08  Gilmoy: 14.a4 <White thinks he can open both wings, stranding Black's K?> 14..Rg8 <offers him some rope> 15.b5? Na5 <a tactical shot, and White's Q has no way to retreat and defend g2> 16.Qb4 <hollow threat> Bc5 <and she's about to help-mate herself: 17.Qxa5? b6> 17.Qb2 Rxg2 <lost a tempo, lost a pawn -- Black's K is happy in the center>

<tpstar>: How quickly did White play moves 14-16?

Mar-09-08  fictionist: Woah! Mr. Palmer, it's nice to see games of yours like this one. It's like you zapped all of White's pieces and squares. :)
Jul-22-08  Silverstrike: Ace game!:)

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