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Class C player - interested in chess history.
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   marcusantoinerome has kibitzed 31 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-13-22 A Mengarini vs Reshevsky, 1951
marcusantoinerome: Of course, 9. ...dxe5 loses to 10. Nxc6!
   Dec-16-21 O'Kelly vs Najdorf, 1946
marcusantoinerome: @wolfmaster 6. Ne5 is the "Central variation" or the "Krause variation" as opposed to the 6. e3 "Dutch variation." They are the two branches of the main line Slav and are about equally popular. 6. Ne5 was popular in the Alekhine-Euwe matches.
   Sep-24-21 Tseitlin vs A Yuneev, 1979
marcusantoinerome: Alex Fishbein, in his book "The Scotch Gambit", says this game was played in the 1979 Leningrad Championship. He also gives more moves, although they are superfluous: 34. ... Bxb2 35. Re8+ Kf7 36. Ra8 Nb4 37. Rxa7 Nxc2 38. Rxc7+ Kg8 1-0
   Mar-27-21 Breyer vs F Havlicek, 1921
marcusantoinerome: <WhiteRook48> I think yes, but there doesn't seem to be a short tactical refutation, just a general "development tempi" and "harrass the queen" positional advantages for White.
   Mar-18-21 Larsen vs Huebner, 1973
marcusantoinerome: Mednis has a column in he Feb 1991 Chess Life titled "The Misplaced Piece." He analyzes this game, among others, and claims that all of Black's choices on the 9th move to protect c7 misplace a piece: 9. ... Ne8 (the worst, see Larsen vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 ), 9. ... Na6, 9.
   Mar-01-21 Kavalek vs I Bilek, 1967
marcusantoinerome: <DoctorD> In Chess Life & Review, June 1975, Gligoric calls 6. ... a6 "experimental", but also says that "Botvinnik, Reshevsky, and then Bilek like to experiment with early activity on the Queenside." He gives a line 6. ... Bg7 7. f3 and only now 7. ... a6. "But ...
   Feb-16-21 Polugaevsky vs Mecking, 1977
marcusantoinerome: <Howard> In the May 1977 issue of CL&R, Kavalek says "In time pressure Polugaevsky lets his deserved win get away. After 37. Nf5+ Ke8 38. Qf6 Black would be helpless against the threat 39. Ng7+ Kd7 40. Be6+ and would not have a single good move: 38. ... Bf4 39. g3 ...
   Feb-14-21 J Peters vs Lombardy, 1977 (replies)
marcusantoinerome: As stated in the July 1977 issue of Chess Life & Review, for this game Peters won the $150 "most interesting" game prize for Round 6 of Lone Pine 1977. He ended up in a seven-way tie for 7th place (with 5.5/9) and won $321. Jack Peters was involved in a little bit of ...
   Feb-06-21 Metger vs Burn, 1889
marcusantoinerome: This line, up to 13. hxg5, is one of the lines in the first chapter of Emanuel Lasker's "Common Sense in Chess." After 13. hxg5, he writes, "And now we have two Pawns and an excellently placed Rook for two pieces, while Black's pieces are all still at home, and his King in
   Nov-01-20 Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1965 (replies)
marcusantoinerome: There was a second adjournment, too. Reshevsky sealed 61. h5 and Fischer resigned. According to an eyewitness, they then discussed the game amicably.
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