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Magnus Carlsen vs Stepan Osinovsky
"Olly Olly Osin Free" (game of the day Jan-08-2015)
Online Simul (2014) (exhibition), Chess.com, Dec-14
Trompowsky Attack: General (A45)  ·  0-1

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Jan-07-15  rogge: In what was the first-ever Chess.com event to feature the 24-year-old world champion, on dec-14-14 Carlsen played nine Chess.com members, a celebrity, and a ChessKid. The final score was 10-1. Congrats Osinovsky.

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Jan-07-15  Captain Hindsight: <37. Nf8+ Bxf8 38. Qxf8> and white would hold out.


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Jan-08-15  FairyPromotion: Wow, how quick! I didn't even get to submit my own pun suggestion. I thought of <Original Osin>, but was still thinking of something more creative using Osin as sin, and maybe even refer to Carlsen as a prophet or god.

Nice to see it as a GOTD though. :-)

Jan-08-15  kirkow: It is interesting that in the database there are only 8 games of Osinovsky. He has lost every single one of the first 7. He managed to win only one, which happens to be the one against the WC!
Jan-08-15  Gottschalk: Is neither new nor rare to see Carlsen lost in a simultaneous to a stranger. Carlsen vs G Cella, 2014
Jan-08-15  CHESS LIZARD: here the main deceive move was queen sacrifice, minor pieces dominate over queen if they coordinate properly, here black king was safe and carlsen could do nothing with his queen.in the opening white take too long to develop his piece and black found great combination to knock down white
Jan-08-15  Mating Net: Some pretty inspired play by Black, no doubt motivated by playing the World Champion.

The final position says volumes about King safety. The White King is naked as a jay bird. The Black King is inside a cocoon so strong that even the powerful Queen/Knight duo can not crack.

Jan-08-15
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  Honza Cervenka: I guess that 20...dxc3 was a surprise for Magnus. If he would consider it, he would have played rather 20.Bd2. Black had clearly better and after 28.Rxb2(?) clearly won game, but instead of quite simple 32...Bf8! with deadly threat Bb4+ and immediate win he almost let white slip off the hook and won the game only after a mistake of white 37.Qd5?? instead of correct 37.Nf8. Anyway, it was well deserved win and very nice game by black.
Jan-08-15
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  HeMateMe: Wow, how many people here are even old enough to know what the pun references? In fact, how many of today's overweight, child-gamers even get outside and run enough to be able to participate in a game of "Kick the Can?"

loved it myself, as a kid. Of course our television set only received three channels and the home PC was yet to be invented--what else was there to do on a warm summer's night?

Jan-08-15  Baron Harkonnen: <HeMateMe: Wow, how many people here are even old enough to know what the pun references?> How old? +30? I really didn't get
Jan-08-15
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  HeMateMe: <"olly olly income free" yelled at the end of hide and go seek. Where did that come from?

Best Answer: Olly olly oxen free (and variants: olly-olly-ee, ally ally in free ) is a catchphrase used in such children's games as hide and seek to indicate that players who are hiding can come out into the open without losing the game. It is thought to derive from the phrase "All ye, all ye 'outs' in free;" in other words: all who are "out" may come in without penalty. Various calls used for such purposes go by the collective name of "ollyoxalls" in some places.

< The phrase can also be used to coordinate hidden players in the game kick the can,> in which a group of people hide within a given radius and a "seeker" is left to guard a can filled with rocks. The seeker has to try to find the "hiders" without allowing them to sneak in and kick the can. In many areas the phrase used is "All-y all-y in come free" which is a way to tell the remainder of hidden players that it is time to regroup in order to restart the game. The phrase is announced by a hider who successfully sneaks in and kicks the can. >

ok, Kick the Can:

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kick_t...>

We never used rocks, just an empty coffee can. The person guarding the can better speak fast, because he has to speak the names out loud of people approaching who are trying to kick the can. If you can speak their name out loud before they touch the can, they are eliminated from the game (you win). You might have to rattle off 12 names in the space of 15 seconds as a whole mob appears from hiding and attacks the can together.

Jan-08-15  Baron Harkonnen: I see, thank you!
Jan-08-15  morfishine: Now this is a game worthy of being included as 'Game of the Day'. Sensational to see Carlsen victimized by such positional play, no matter the circumstance
Jan-09-15
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  kevin86: Here, the two rooks overwhelmed the future champion.
Sep-17-21
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  Messiah: WASTED. I simply LOVE how Justin failed to take that queen sac into consideration. Excellent game by Stepan!

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