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Joel Johnson vs Guy Moreau
Downeast Open (1989), Portland, ME, rd 4, Jun-25
Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit (C24)  ·  1-0

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Apr-20-05  howardtheduck: I'm new at this kibitzing thing but heres my first comment: I think that black, when he rooked at move 15, should have forced white to commit on one side or the other before picking the king side. Add to that the fact that black strenght was obviousely on queen side... can someone tell me why that guy picked king side at this point of the game?
Apr-20-05
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  Sneaky: <when he rooked at move 15> You mean "castled." Anyhow, he's compelled to get his king out of the way since 16.Bb5+ would win the queen. His position is strategically lost at that point anyhow, in my opinion. He was lured into ...b6 and ...Bb7 to try to bother the bold White queen, but in the end that bishop was pointing at inconsequential squares.

My summary of this game is, "White played provocatively and got away with it." Against stronger opposition I think he would have been slapped back.

Oct-27-06  2021: Joel Johnson is a show off. His comment on his 27th move, !!, Should only have a ! because after Bxg5 it's a simple mate in 1.
Oct-19-08  just a kid: I've noticed White attacks too much.

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