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O Sundstrom vs David Holm
"The Old Fork At Holm" (game of the day Jul-22-2019)
Stockholm (1912), Stockholm SWE
Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42)  ·  1-0

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Aug-20-10
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  Phony Benoni: You call that a fork? Now <this> is a fork!


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Aug-20-10
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  whiteshark: <Phony Benoni: You call that a fork? Now <this> is a fork!>

Yes, he really plays a good ♘ and fork!

May-05-14  Mating Net: Stick a fork in Holm, he's done. I'll bet Sundstrom had a blast playing this game.
Feb-20-15  Oliveira: A brilliant example of the trap I've christened "The Promised Land". Black got royally forked.
Apr-14-17
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  sachistu: According to Tidskrift for Schack, June 1912 cover page, Black was David Holm. I'll submit a correction slip.
Jul-22-18
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  wwall: Nice fork, but White could have knifed his way to a mate after 13.Qd5 (threatening 14.Qxf7 mate) 13...Ne5 14.Nh7+ Kf5 15.g4+ Kxg4 16.Qe4 mate. Now Black is forked.

11...Kg6 had to be the losing move. Black should be able to hold with 11...Kg8 12.Qh5 Bxg5 13.hxg5 Kf8.

Jul-22-19
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Very good game with an even better pun.
Jul-22-19  seneca16: What's the pun?
Jul-22-19
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_F...
Jul-22-19  OldGeez76: This game looks strangely familiar. I wonder why?
Jul-22-19  Ironmanth: Kapow! Thanks, chessgames.
Jul-22-19
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  TheAlchemist: Ok, so this is probably because I've seen the meme one too many times, but I immediately though of "The rude Sundstrom".
Sep-16-20
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  GrahamClayton: The White knight on d6 simultaneously attacks six Black pieces (b7, c8, e8, f7 f5 and c4) - Are there any serious games where a knight simultaneously attacks 7 or 8 enemy pieces?

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