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Michael Adams vs Daniel L Bisby
"Slip Him a Mickey Pin" (game of the day Mar-16-2022)
Hastings Masters (1995), Hastings ENG, rd 8, Aug-??
Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07)  ·  1-0



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Apr-19-06  Chess Classics: 26. ♕c5! ♕xc5 27. ♗xc5 Great combo by Mickey


Mar-16-22  Brenin: I love the way White finishes with the normally counter-intuitive idea of offering a Q exchange while attacking and down in material.
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  al wazir: <Brenin: I love the way White finishes with the normally counter-intuitive idea of offering a Q exchange while attacking and down in material.>

But when you have two connected passed pawns, the exchange of queens is not exactly counterintuitive.

Mar-16-22  andrewjsacks: Good pun.
Mar-16-22  Brenin: <al wazir>: I did write "normally". What amuses me about this game is how White's Q sits serenely on d2, watching her underlings torment Black, while Black's Q is forced to scurry about on the back rank. As soon as the latter comes out to c6, she is forced by Qc5 into a fatal exchange.
Mar-16-22  goodevans: Good game. Even better pun.
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  Teyss: Good pun but "A Safety Pin" would have been better.
After 26...Qxc5 (0-0 27.Rxe7 transposes) 27.Bxc5 0-0 (what else?) 28.Rxe7 White has two strong connected passed pawns as pointed out by <al wazir> (SF +2.6 at 39 ply).
Mar-16-22  paavoh: Didn't we see multiple puns on "safety pin" recently? Let's not go there again, please...
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  Check It Out: Thats why the safety pin joke is funny...we never want to go there again.
Mar-16-22  Nabbat: Wow, the knight sac, and the bishop pin was just amazing, and I love how white finishes it off, by forcing a simplifying queen exchange that leads to a completely winning endgame.
Mar-16-22  dheilke: I think it's funny that Black resigns, whereas the full engine line of resistance carries on for another 82(!) moves.

=====Full Engine Line=====
26...Qxc5 27. Bxc5 O-O 28. Rxe7 Rf7 29. Re1 Bf5 30. Re8+ Kg7 31. c3 Rd7 32. b4 Bd3 33. Rf8 Rc7 34. Rb8 Kf7 35. Kh2 f5 36. Kg3 Bf1 37. f3 Rd7 38. Kf2 Bd3 39. Rc8 Ba6 40. Rf8+ Ke6 41. Bd4 Kd5 42. Re8 Kc4 43. Re5 Rb7 44. Ke3 Kb3 45. h4 Bc4 46. Kf4 Bf1 47. h5 gxh5 48. Re1 Bb5 49. Rh1 Be8 50. Kxf5 Rb5+ 51. Kf4 Bg6 52. Re1 Rf5+ 53. Kg3 Kc4 54. Re7 Rf7 55. Re6 Rf5 56. Rc6+ Kd5 57. Rc7 Kd6 58. Rb7 Kc6 59. Ra7 Rd5 60. Kh4 Bd3 61. g3 Kd6 62. Ra1 Ke6 63. f4 Rd7 64. Re1+ Kf7 65. Re5 Kf8 66. Rxh5 Rf7 67. Rc5 Ke8 68. b5 Kd7 69. b6 Kd6 70. g4 Rb7 71. Rh5 Kc6 72. Rh6+ Kd5 73. Kg3 Re7 74. f5 Bc2 75. Rh5 Kc6 76. Rh2 Bb3 77. Rh6+ Kb7 78. Kf4 Bc4 79. Rd6 Rf7 80. f6 Bb5 81. g5 Bf1 82. Ke5 Ka6 83. Rd8 Bc4 84. Rc8 Bb3 85. Ra8+ Kb7 86. Rd8 Ba2 87. Be3 Kc6 88. Rd6+ Kb5 89. Rd5+ Kc4 90. Rc5+ Kd3 91. Rc7 Bb3 92. Bd4 Rf8 93. b7 Re8+ 94. Re7 Rb8 95. f7 h5 96. g6 Kc2 97. Re8 Rxb7 98. f8=Q Bc4 99. g7 Rb2 100. Qf2+ Kb1 101. Qe1+ Ka2 102. Ra8+ Kb3 103. Qd1+ Rc2 104. Rb8+ Ka4 105. Qxc2+ Ka5 106. g8=Q Bxg8 107. Ra8+ Kb5 108. Qa4#

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