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Vasily Smyslov vs Robert James Fischer
"Fischer Test" (game of the day Jun-17-2021)
Bled-Zagreb-Belgrade Candidates (1959), Bled, Zagreb & Belgrade YUG, rd 28, Oct-29
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. Main Line (B99)  ·  0-1

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Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: 15. Kb1 Nc5 (16. Qe3 ⩱) 16. Ng3 (g6 -1) d5 17. f5 dxe4 (18. Qe3 ⩱) 18. Qg4 (g6 -1) exf5 (19. Ngxf5 =) 19. Ndxf5 g6 20. Nxe7 Qxe7 (21. Nf1 -1.5) 21. Qf4 0-0 (22. Rhe1 -2) 22. Rd6 Rad8 (23. Rxd8 -2.5) 23. Rf6 (e3 -4) Rd5 (23. Rc1 -3) 24. Bg4 (e3 -3.5) Nd7 (25. Qc7 -1.5) 25. Rf1 e3 (26. Qc7 -2) 26. b3 Rd2 (27. Qc7 -3) 27. Bxd7 Rxd7 28. Re1 (Rc8 -5.5) Re8 (29. Rb6 -3) 29. h4 (Rc8 -6) Qc5 30. Qc4 (Qe7 -6) Qxc4 31. bxc4 Rd4 32. c5 Rxh4 33.c6 Bc8 34. Rd6 Rc4 35. Kb2 (35. gxh6 -5.5) Kg7 -7.5 Black is now 2 pawns up and has a passer.
Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: NB it's kind of noticable both players don't score as it comes to the vectors behind their Knights and their dark squared Bisher.

14... Nc5 moves the Knight to the 4th rank and opens the dia for Bc8 to backup the f5 square and defends b7 for Bc8-b7 and Black has a plus.

Besides, the Knight at d4 becomes ruler of the board after 14... Bb7. Even when Smyslov blows it, he could've equalized with 19. Ngxf5

19. Ndxf5 is a horrible anti-positional move. Instead of having two active Knights, White blocks their own Knight at g3, while d4 is obviously the strongest square for the d4 Knight lol

Don't want to spoil all the fun, but these guys were "just doing something." Oh well.. those were the days :)

Jun-17-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: For all the categorical assessments of this line being bad for Black, it should be borne in mind that theory in this variation was in its infancy in 1959 at even top level.
Jun-17-21  Brenin: <HeMateMe>: Fisher's exact test is a technique used in statistics. Wikipedia has an explanation. It arose out of the statistician Ronald Fisher testing the claim by a lady that she could tell whether a cup of tea had been made by pouring the milk or the tea into the cup first.
Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: <perfidious>

Well, I was just kidding. These guys were geniuses. For playing games like these att.

That said, I'm only in it to crack the game itself. Don't worry :)

Jun-17-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <WPE>, it gets tiresome now and again, reading others' posts in which they love to debunk the play of past greats--as if they could get near what those players accomplished, on the best day of their lives. In my playing days, I was stronger than most kibitzers, but would never presume to compare myself to titans of the game. Well above anything <Ah> ever did!
Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: AI improvements:

19. Rxb4 Nc5 20. Rxb7 Nxb7 21. Nc3 (Qc4 22. Nf5 Nc5 23. Rd1 +3) Qf7 22. Nf5 Rg8 23. Nd5 +3

Black has a Rook vs 3 pawns, but the White Knights are worth a Queen. Interesting mid theory. All pos now at least +3 from 15. Bxe6

Jun-17-21
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  harrylime: <<ewan14: Fischer drew with Korchnoi in 1970 A match in 1971 could have been close
There was no luck considering RJF
played Petrosian rather than Korchnoi

( a draw in 1967 also )>>

Fischer would have rolled Victor over in 1970 like a Dog with an old bone.

Don't forget. Spassky owned Korchnoi.

Jun-17-21
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  harrylime: <<perfidious: For all the categorical assessments of this line being bad for Black, it should be borne in mind that theory in this variation was in its infancy in 1959 at even top level.>>

It's very much born in my mind <<Perv>>

Jun-17-21
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  harrylime: One thing RJF cannot compete with is Recency Bias and the internet.
Jun-17-21
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  HeMateMe: you got anyone like Fischer in England, Harry? A national sporting hero who then goes to other countries and tells anyone who will listen that England needs to be burned to the ground?
Jun-17-21
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  harrylime: <<HeMateMe: you got anyone like Fischer in England, Harry? A national sporting hero who then goes to other countries and tells anyone who will listen that England needs to be burned to the ground?>>

Gazza

Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: 15. Bxe6 fxe6 16. Nxe6 Qc4 17. Nxg7+ Kf8 18. Rd4 Qxa2 19. Rxb4 Nc5 20. Rxb7 Nxb7 21. Nc3 Qf7 22. Nf5 Rg8 23. Nd5 Bd8 24. Nh6 Qe6 25. Nxg8 Qxg8 26. h4 (Nc5 27. f5 +4) Rc8 27. f5 (Bxg5+ 28. hxg5 Qxg5 29. Kb1 +9 crazy) Nc5 28. Kb1 Qg7 29. f6 Qd7 30. g6 hxg6 31. h5 g5 32. h6 Qh7 33. Qg4 Qxe4 34. Qxe4 Nxe4 35. h7 Bxf6 36. h8=Q+ Bxh8 37. Rxh8+ wins a Rook

That was beautiful :)

Jun-17-21
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  harrylime: Scariest thing about chess just now (2021) is the amount of numpties with access to STOCKFISH and the INTERNET.
Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: Side variations from the previous variation 27. f5 Nc5 28. Kb1 Qf7 29. Rg1 (Qa7 30. Qf4 +8 a sneaky move) Nd7 30. Qa3 +7 devastating

19. Rxb4 Nc5 20. Rxb7 Nxb7 21. Nc3 Qc4 22. Nf5 Bd8 23. Rd1 Ba5 24. Rd4 Qe6 25. Nd5 +3 another tsunami Knights invasion.

Jun-17-21
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  harrylime: Scariest thing about chess just now is the amount of NUMTIES with access to STOCKFISH and the INTERNET. 2021.. xx
Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: NB 19. Rxb4 Nc5 20. Rxb7 Nxb7 21. Nc3 Qc4 22. b3 (first AI eva) is the only var where Black can connect their Rooks.

In all the other vars Black has no time to connect their Rooks; the King has epaulettes. It can't move anyway.

Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: 14. Nce2 Nc5 15. Rhg1 Bb7 16. Qe3 Bxe4 17. Ng3 d5 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. Bg2 O-O 20. Bxe4 dxe4 21.Qxe4 Rac8 22. h4 Bc5 23. Rg2 g6 24. Nf3 Qb6 25. Rd3 Rfd8 26. Rgd2 Rxd3 27. Rxd3 Bf8 28. Ne5 Bg7 29. Qd4 Qb7 30. Qd7 Qxd7 31. Nxd7 looks promising for Black, interesting endgame.
Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: That said, Black also has an option to connect their Rooks earlier in the game:

14. Nce2 Nc5 15. Rhg1 Bb7 16. Qe3 O-O 17. Ng3 Rfe8 18. f5

Obviously, this complicated pos needs more study. Which, btw, I am not going to do today :P

Jun-17-21
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  harrylime: <<WorstPlayerEver: That said, Black also has an option to connect their Rooks earlier in the game: 14. Nce2 Nc5 15. Rhg1 Bb7 16. Qe3 O-O 17. Ng3 Rfe8 18. f5

Obviously, this complicated pos needs more study. Which, btw, I am not going to do today :P>>

CHESSGAMES WORST EVER POSTER LOL LOL LOL

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Jun-17-21
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  WorstPlayerEver: Ok, it seems that castling leads to no more than a draw for Black:

14. Nce2 Nc5 15. Rhg1 Bb7 16. Qe3 O-O 17. Ng3 Rfe8 18. f5 e5 19. Nb3 Nxb3+ 20. axb3 d5 21. Nh5 Bc5 22. Qg3 Bxg1 23. Nf6+ Kh8 24. Nxe8 Rxe8 25. Rxg1 dxe4 26. f6 Bc8 27. Kb1=

Still not bad for a 16 year old att.

Jun-17-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  harrylime: <<WorstPlayerEver: Ok, it seems that castling leads to no more than a draw for Black:>>

Do you have the internet ?

Jun-17-21  ajile: <WorstPlayerEver:

Obviously, this complicated pos needs more study. Which, btw, I am not going to do today :P>

I spent too much time on gaming forums. When you say "pos" it means something completely different to me.

Which makes your posts rather hilarious.

Jun-18-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  WorstPlayerEver: <ajile>

Ok, I understand. Won't say it again :)

Jun-18-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Even <ajile> understands that it means <point of sale>.

Or, perhaps, something else, iffen he gits mah drift.

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