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Wayne vs Keith Hayward
USA corr (1990) (correspondence)
Vienna Game: General (C27)  ·  1-0

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Nov-22-06  Whitehat1963: No way you can guess the moves after 16...Kf8. I wonder if a computer can do it! Remarkable finish, but I also wonder if black had some resources.
Nov-22-06
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  Phony Benoni: 18.Qh6+ is pretty, but part of a familiar sacrificial pattern. It would not be that difficult a move to find, especially in a correspondence game where White would have had a couple of days to work it out.
Nov-22-06  Whitehat1963: Still makes for an excellent puzzle after 17...Kxg7.
Aug-07-12  DanielBryant: Are we sure Wayne's first name wasn't Bruce?
Jan-14-14  firebrandx: Move 10.Bh3 was actually a mistake. Keith's last chance there was 10...Nd6! and white's attack completely fizzles. For the record, black was totally lost for the rest of the game
Dec-06-20
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  FSR: Fountains of Wayne.
Mar-08-21  RandomVisitor: <Whitehat1963>< Remarkable finish, but I also wonder if black had some resources.>considering that this was a correspondence game, and that the Mephisto computer was available in 1990, along with GNUchess, what more resources do you need...?

After the suggested improvement 10...Nd6:


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<53/78 2:15:34 +1.13 11.f6+> Kd8 12.fxg7 Bxg7 13.d3 Bxh3 14.Nxh3 Nd7 15.f3 Kc8 16.Nhf2 a5 17.Qg4 Ra6 18.Bd2 Kb8 19.Nxd6 cxd6 20.Qe6 d5 21.Qxc6 Rxc6

44/60 14:04 +0.78 11.Ng3 Ke8 12.f6 Bxh3 13.Nxh3 Nf5 14.Qe4 Nxg3 15.Qxc6+ Nxc6 16.hxg3 gxf6 17.gxf6 Kf7 18.d3 Nb4 19.Kd1 Kxf6 20.Ng5 h5 21.Ne4+ Kg6

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