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Colm Egan vs Gerry McCarthy
IRL-ch (2007), Dublin, rd 4, Jun-30
Dutch Defense: Classical Variation. General (A96)  ·  0-1

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Sep-07-09
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  Domdaniel: 24...Qxf3 would have won even more quickly, but this is where psychology rears its head. I'd lost an earlier game in this tournament due to having a bad bishop - the traditional bad Dutch LSB on c8, trapped behind its own pawns. Now the LSB was free and dominant, and I wanted to revel in it for a while. And to tee up a pseudo-sac of my queen ...
Dec-10-15
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  Domdaniel: I remember IM Mark Orr, who had beaten me soundly in an earlier round, congratulated me on this win. "I could've won more quickly", I grumbled.

"Yeah, sure", he said. "And you found a mate in six instead of a mate in five. Big deal."

He was right.

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