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Milton Otteson vs Robert James Fischer
New Western Open (1957), Milwaukee, WI USA, rd 3, Jul-05
King's Indian Attack: Smyslov Variation (A05)  ·  1-0

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Aug-30-04  wall: 32...Rf8 may be the losing move. Perhaps 32...h5. And better than 33.Rxe6! is 33.Rc7!! since 33...Qxc7 34.Nh6 mate! And if 33...Qd2 34.Rc2! and the queen is lost or it is mate next move.
Aug-30-04  clocked: no, 32...h5 is losing too. Black is in trouble from 29...Rxc6. 29...Qe4 and black has the advantage
Jun-26-07  ToTheDeath: Sloppy game by both players. 28... Rxb5! is better, and 42... Qxd3 43. exd3 Kd4 would have given drawing chances.
Jul-16-09  TheFocus: Opponent's name is Milton.
Nov-13-17
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  piltdown man: Milton played like a monster.
Jan-04-18
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  WorstPlayerEver: 31... Rb1+ 32. Kg2 Rb7 33. Rxb7 Qxb7 34. Nh6+ Kf8 35. Qh8+ Ke7 36. Ng8+ Kd6=


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Feb-27-18
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  Sally Simpson: Imagine that. You have just beaten Fischer in 49 moves, that's the same kid who the previous year played the game of the century and you are feeling pretty pleased with yourself.

Someone comes up to you and gleefully points out


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33.Rc7 Qd2 The Queen has to stay on the c1-h6 diagonal to stop Nh6 mate. 34.Rc2 1-0.

Mar-30-18
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  tpstar: White to Play and Win after 43 ... Qxf4.

<And better than 33.Rxe6! is 33.Rc7!! since 33...Qxc7 34.Nh6 mate! And if 33...Qd2 34.Rc2! and the queen is lost or it is mate next move.>

<33.Rc7 Qd2 The Queen has to stay on the c1-h6 diagonal to stop Nh6 mate. 34.Rc2 1-0.>

Very nice.

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