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Jouko Aijala vs Tauno Leppamaki
"Jouko Oh No!" (game of the day Jun-14-2012)
Master Candidates (1968), Tampere, rd 8, Jul-20
Sicilian Defense: Fischer-Sozin Attack. Main Line (B89)  ·  1-0



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Jun-14-12  sevenseaman: A pleasing tactical combination that is surely seen well before execution.
Jun-14-12  Infohunter: Why the underpromotion to a Rook? Were there simply no spare Queens available? Or did White just decide to demonstrate economy of force?

Incidentally, I find today's pun to be one of the more outrageously clever ones I've seen here at <cg>.

Jun-14-12  rilkefan: Excellent pun. I might have put it as "Jouko (T) Oh No!", but whatever.

19...Bxe2 would be the better part of valor. If black feels like reasserting his warrior nature then there's 20.Qxe2 Bxg5.

Jun-14-12  Hubris: Can someone please explain to me the logic/thought behind 15.Qf2 please?
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  whiteshark: <22...exd4??> adds fresh fuel to the fire.
Jun-14-12  JimmyRockHound: Please explain the pun!
Jun-14-12  MORPHYEUS: Yoko Ono.
Jun-14-12  Soinne: @Hubris: Qf2 eyes the sensible f7-square, which is already in the fireline of the light-squared bishop. It facilitates the rook sac and makes moves like g6 possible. It also provides access to the h4-square, as shown it the game or in a line like: 22. g6 hxg6 23 fxg6 Nf6 (Bf6 loses a piece or worse) 24 Bxf7+ Kf8 25 Qh4. And white is better, if not mating, should engine check this actually.
Jun-14-12  JohnBoy: <rilke> - why the (T) ? That's the part of the pun I don't get.
Jun-14-12  LoveThatJoker: Nice tactical ideas by White - GG!


Jun-14-12  zakkzheng: never seen this kind of chess before!
Jun-14-12  mendoza2909: Infohunter...<Why the underpromotion to a Rook?> Because it just doesn't matter, the only legal move for black is to take the piece. It's not worth thinking about.
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  kevin86: Wasn't there a rule that once said that a promoted piece could not be an additional piece but a replacement for a captured one? Thus,a second queen could never occur and if no pieces were captured,the pawn must wait (as a pawn) for one to be captured. The rule may have been a "private rule" or just one proposed.
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  whiteshark: There was nothing wrong in ta♔ the ♙ with <18...Bxg5!>

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e.g. <19.f4 Bf6 20.Rg1 Qd8 21.e5 dxe5 22.Rd1 exf4 23.Nxf4 a5>

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<24.Ba4 Bxa4 25.Rxd8 Rxd8>

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with an interesting material imbalance of ♕:♖♗♙♙. I'd call it unclear, although the engines prefer black here.

Jun-14-12  rilkefan: <<JohnBoy>: <rilke> - why the (T) ? That's the part of the pun I don't get.>

The game is Jouko-Tauno, going by first names. So the play is on both players' names and Yoko Ono and Oh no. The way the clever pun is expressed here is perhaps a bit blunter than necessary.

Jun-14-12  lzromeu: <mendoza2909: Infohunter...<Why the underpromotion to a Rook?> Because it just doesn't matter, the only legal move for black is to take the piece. It's not worth thinking about.>

Promote to Q or R, doesnt matter, gain tempo to the mate sequence. Promoting to K or B, the mate doesn't work. Doesn't exist a formal rule, but it's part of the nobility of the game, win with less use of force possible, like in a antique war

Jun-14-12  JohnBoy: <rilke> - Thx. I thought it was some sort of texting shorthand from which my geriatric self is excluded.

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