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howian1
Member since Sep-04-07 · Last seen Dec-22-15
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   howian1 has kibitzed 6 times to chessgames  
   Aug-30-14 Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 (replies)
 
howian1: Fischer's B-h2 is one of the strangest moves in history, an obvious blunder quickly seen by even a rank amateur. No one caculates quicker than a computer and we are amazed that complex combinations are quickly seen. Some say Fischer plays like a computer. Interestingly Fritz 12 does
 
   Sep-08-12 Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 (replies)
 
howian1: This is one of the most impressive games of the match for Spassky. We learn a few things. 1. Substandard openings will, as always be severely punished by Fischer. One of the more amazing things, with white by move 14, Spassky was busted. Anyone remember a world champion in such a ...
 
   Dec-29-10 Fischer vs E Jimenez Zerquera, 1970 (replies)
 
howian1: Fritz shows the straightforward 39. a2 as winning for Jimenez.
 
   Aug-10-10 Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 (replies)
 
howian1: One important point people ignore is that Petrosian out-prepared Fischer. In the first 5 games, Petrosian has the better position in 4, due largely to his superior preparation and Fischer's predictability. Kasparov missed that point in his point in his book, but Fischer apparently ...
 
   Nov-06-09 Spassky vs Pilnik, 1955 (replies)
 
howian1: This is one of the games thought to be brilliant with a black loss inevitable until a computer looks at the position, and shows just two before resignation, the position could probably be held. Accepting the second sacrifice, 22. exd5 23.Qxd6+ Ke8 24.Qg6 Kd7 25.exd5, R-a6! looks
 
   Nov-04-09 Keres vs Najdorf, 1955 (replies)
 
howian1: This is one of the games thought to be brilliant with a black loss inevitable until a computer looks at the position, and shows just two before resignation, the position could probably be held. Accepting the second sacrifice, exd5 23.Qxd6+ Ke8 24.Qg6 Kd7 25.exd5, R-a6! looks ...
 
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