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Michael Basman vs Jonathan Speelman
British Championship (1990), Eastbourne ENG, rd 3, Aug-01
Creepy Crawly Formation: Classical Defense (A00)  ·  0-1



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Nov-09-03  Diggitydawg: When I saw IM Basman's opening against a strong GM, I was ROFLMAO :-) Basman appears to be the leading proponent of the Borg Defense, which is the opening of the day. An example of Basman winning with that line is shown here: Speelman vs M Basman, 1980 I think that Speelman was too overconfident in that game (by allowing his R to be exchanged for a N). Patzer2 gives a good analysis of the Borg Defense here: Claus Stovring vs Kim Linde Petersen, 2001
Apr-27-08  timhortons: <diggitydawg> is these borg? 1. h4 i think is borg but i want to learn from you so if you could explain it to me i would appreciate it.

Id seen at icc happypoto using against nakamura in bullet chess the 1.h4 and he beat him soundly, im using it against fellow fishes in my game of bullet chess at icc.

timhortons: [Event "ICC 1 0"]
[Site "Internet Chess Club"]
[Date "2008.04.27"]
[Round "-"]
[White "timhortonsknigt"]
[Black "QueenMaxima"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ICCResult "Black forfeits on time"]
[WhiteElo "1350"]
[BlackElo "2564"]
[Opening "Global opening"]
[ECO "A00"]
[NIC "VO.14"]
[Time "11:10:45"]
[TimeControl "60+0"]

1. a3 e5 2. h3 d5 3. d3 Nf6

these game reach 129 move and it is classified as global opening, so many classification

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