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Marc Esserman vs Craig A Stauffer
US Masters op (2000), Oak Bridge, rd 3, Mar-10
Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02)  ·  1-0

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Aug-12-11  notyetagm: Damn!
Aug-12-11
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  perfidious: This seems an example of castling into it.

One rather doubts that Esserman was then rated 2425, as I played him one year later in my last but one event, when he was rated ~2100.

Oct-10-12
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  FSR: Esserman is a tactical maniac (in case you couldn't tell). Earlier this year he published a great book on the Smith-Morra Gambit, <Mayhem in the Morra!>.
Feb-06-13
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  FSR: Esserman describes both players as "NM," implying that they were rated over 2199 but below 2400. http://usclnews.blogspot.com/2011/1...
Feb-06-13  Shams: <11.Ke2>, are you kidding me?
Feb-06-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: Breyer lives! Breyer vs J Esser, 1917
Apr-15-13  Xeroxx: interesting solution.
Jul-09-16  garland: 11. Ke2!!??

Two exclams for the freshness and creativity of youth. And two question marks for the ignorance and naivety of, well, youth. (Esserman's comment)

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