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bamonson
Member since Apr-08-13 · Last seen Oct-01-19
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   bamonson has kibitzed 16 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jul-24-19 Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1931
 
bamonson: It was a blunder. Capa had no reason to play in such a manner against Steiner. He especially did not need to risk anything with the tournament state. He was quite lucky that he was able to get enough play to save the game.
 
   Jul-24-19 Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 (replies)
 
bamonson: People need to stop presenting this game as if it were real. It was 100 percent staged, preplanned days in advance, in fact.
 
   Jul-23-19 Reshevsky vs N Whitaker, 1927
 
bamonson: Not sure how "inadvertent" it was since there is nothing for the queen to do but play 29.Qd2 to protect e3 which was probably his intent until realizing (queen in-hand) that black has 29...Rxc5! White is in a bad way regardless, but his only options to keep the game going seem to ...
 
   Jul-22-19 Reshevsky vs H Steiner, 1927
 
bamonson: Nope. Sammy was at least two years older than advertised. Most likely 2 1/2 years older. He was born in 1909, not 1911. Probably on May 26 rather than November 26. So at the time of this tournament (August-September 1927) he would have been 17.
 
   Jul-19-19 H Steiner vs Reshevsky, 1936
 
bamonson: Reshevsky was notorious for his questionable ethical behavior at the board, up to and including outright cheating. The infamous Denker episode is just one among many examples. And L. Walter Stephens was equally notorious for supporting Reshevsky (his close friend) whenever these ...
 
   Jul-12-19 Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1924
 
bamonson: It is Herman Steiner. He had been playing for about a year at the time. He also played in Alekhine's blindfold simul in 1924 and had the Russian beat, but missed a brilliant tactic and lost.
 
   Jul-07-19 H Steiner vs S Mlotkowski, 1927
 
bamonson: 12.e6! would have ended the discussion since 12...Qxb5 is met with 13.Qxg7
 
   May-31-17 B Siff vs Kashdan, 1948
 
bamonson: In sheer terms of material investment, is there another game that even compares? Granted, the opposition was weak, but this game SHOULD be as well known among romanticists as Morphy-Duke of Brunswick and Anderssen's "Evergreen Party" and "Immortal" against Kieseritsky.
 
   Nov-06-16 W Lovegrove vs Pillsbury, 1904
 
bamonson: The game was impressive either way. 29.Rxb7 was a nice shot!
 
   Jun-21-16 Aron Nimzowitsch (replies)
 
bamonson: TheFocus: It is a hoax. Aron and Jose did not play that live game. I'm not sure 'hoax' is the right word. I agree Nimzo and Capa didn't actually play *this* game. I think it's more apt to be two different stories meshed together. What I'm looking for are the original sources. I ...
 
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