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Jilesh Gandhi vs Tony Palmer
Masters/Experts Championship (2009), Lansing, MI USA, rd 3, Jan-17
Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  tpstar: Watch where you walk 'cause the sidewalks talk (1. e4 e5)/And you can't keep a secret from the ground beneath you (2. Bc4 Nf6)/Step very lightly on the earth below (3. d3 c6)/Or before you know it everyone will know (4. Bb3 d5)/Streets were paved with a thousand eyes (5. Nf3 Bb4+)/And try as you may you can't disguise (6. Bd2 Bxd2+)/There's only two things that you can't hide from (7. Nbxd2 Qc7)/That's you and the ground you're walking on [last book move]/Watch where you walk (8. h3 Nbd7), 'cause the sidewalks talk (9. 0-0 0-0)/You better watch what you do (10. Re1 Re8), what you do (11. d4 ed)/'Cause the sidewalk talk can get carried away (12. ed Rxe1+)/You better watch what you say (13. Qxe1 Nxd5), what you say (14. Bxd5 cxd5)/Think when you speak 'cause you got along the street (15. Qe8+ Nf8)/They can read what you say so you gotta stay away (16. Nxd4 Rb8)/From words that sting (17. Qb5 Be6), words are not true (18. N2f3 a6)/And the things you'd say make a fool of you (19. Qe2 Re8)/Little white lies make the sidewalk cry (20. Re1 Bd7)/And you can betray with the things you say (21. Qd2 Rxe1+)/Words won't last when you say 'em too fast (22. Qxe1 Ne6)/And you've been misled by the things you've said (23. c3 Nxd4)/Watch where you walk (24. Nxd4 Kf8), 'cause the sidewalks talk (25. Qe3 Qd6)/You better watch what you do (Black offers a draw), what you do (26. Qg5 f6)/'Cause the sidewalk talk can get carried away (27. Qe3 Qe7)/You better watch what you say (28. Qxe7+ Kxe7), what you say (29. f4 g5)/When you're living on the street (30. Kf2 Kd6)/Life can be full (31. Ke3 a5) of misery [31 ... h5 32. a3 ]/Find a place (32. b3) to call your own [32. g4 a4 ]/Make your heart (32 ... h5) into a home (33. Kf3 b5)/You can do it (34. b4 ab)/After every word there's a place that heard (35. cb Ke7)/Every time your shoe hits the avenue (36. Ke3 Kd6)/And when you're gone they'll sing a song (37. Kf3 Ke7)/Of the stories you told when you felt so bold (38. Ke3 Kd6)/You better think twice when you cross the ice (39. g3)/Everything you do [39. Nf3 gf+ 40. Kxf4 Kc7 ] comes back to you (39 ... Bxh3)/When you're shedding a tear (40. Nxb5+ Kc6), sidewalks will hear (41. Nd4+ Kb6)/When your laughter's true they'll run with you (42. fg fg)/Watch where you walk (43. a4 Bd7), 'cause the sidewalks talk (44. a5+ Ka6)/You better watch what you do (45. Kf2 Bb5), what you do (46. Kg2 Bc4)/'Cause the sidewalk talk can get carried away (47. Kf2 Bb5)/Watch what you say (48. Kg2), what you say (1/2-1/2) - Jellybean & Madonna + Fritz 7, "Sidewalk Talk"

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