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Nigel John Holloway vs Raymond Keene
19th Autumn Congress (1969), Paignton ENG, rd 1, Sep-07
Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07)  ·  0-1



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Feb-02-05  pkjohn146: Wow Ray, you slaughtered this poor guy. Did he make you mad or something? I have this visual of you kicking this guy in the rear after the game saying "Go home to Mama, boy..."
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  ray keene: after h4? he had forgotten that my knight cd go backwards-the g3 square is devastatingly weak after that. the opening was invented by benko against ostojic monaco 1969 i think. this game needs a correction it was played paignton 1969 after the benko game.

nigel holloway was a good friend of mine-we were both at trinity college cambridge with prince charles. holloway was a nuclear physicist and i used him to repair my lights whenever i blew the fuse. holloways best result i seem to recall was in the british championship of 1973.

Feb-17-05  the quiet man: I'm sure I'm missing something ... but doesn't white have some chances with a full frontal after fxg6 (fxg6, Dg4?!)
Mar-29-05  pinballace: Would you say that 8.Bc4? was the move that set up whites distruction?
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  GrahamClayton: <the quiet man>I'm sure I'm missing something ... but doesn't white have some chances with a full frontal after fxg6 (fxg6, Qg4?!)

<the quiet man>
After 8.fg6 fg6 9.♕g4 Black can play 9...♘f8, protecting g6 and forcing White to play 10.♕d1 defending the hanging d-pawn.

Mar-08-18  schnarre: ...It's all downhill for White once Black gets his Knights anchored at f4 & e5.

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