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Patrick Wolff vs Juan Leon
"Chairman of the Board" (game of the day Aug-03-2013)
Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders' Meeting (Blind simul) (2013) (blindfold), Omaha Nebraska, May-05
Sicilian Defense: Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Variation (B39)  ·  1-0

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Aug-03-13  PaulLovric: FIRST
Aug-03-13
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  offramp: Leon is no fish so Wolff did well at Berks.
Aug-03-13  nottogoodabeginner: should have been called "there's a Wolff at the door"
Aug-03-13
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  Richard Taylor: Good game. Scary stuff!
Aug-03-13  Abdel Irada: <nottogoodabeginner: should have been called "there's a Wolff at the door">

Note where the game was played:

<Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders' Meeting (Blind simul) 2013>

Aug-03-13  Abdel Irada: <offramp: Leon is no fish so Wolff did well at Berks.>

Of course not. Leon is a lion.

This time, the wolf beat the lion.

Aug-03-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: A few pawn moves turned out to be the key.
Aug-03-13  pericles of athens: Are there any Carrot Top games in the database?
Aug-03-13
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  Sneaky: I wonder if they gave GM Wolff a share of Berkshire Hathaway for doing this gig?

http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=BRK-A

Sep-03-13  JJL: Two comments from the losing side.

1- I had seen as far as 19 ♖h3 h5 thinking that Black had stopped the immediate onslaught since 20. g4 is met by 20. ... ♖h8 or perhaps ...♕d7. Needless to say 20. ♖xh5 was quite an awakening. Kudos to Wolff since he was playing blindfold!

Fortunately 20. ... ♖h8 let's Black fight on.

2- The subsequent complications are interesting. Of course, my 29. ...♕e5 was a blunder. I should have taken the Pawn!

29. ...gxf5 30. ♖xf5 ♖xf5 31. exf5 ♘g7 is still a double-edged position with some compensation for the Pawn via the open lines to White's King.

A fun game, even if it was a loss for me.

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