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Lindberg vs Eric Schiller
Postal (1983) (correspondence)
Queen's Gambit Declined: Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Variation Be6 Line (D09)  ·  0-1



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Oct-15-20  sea7kenp: At the end, it's Mate in One. (31 Kf3 Qg4#)
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  fredthebear: Or, 30...Qf4# a move sooner, but every attacker enjoys a discovered double check allowing the opponent to resign. I'm confident Mr. Schiller saw both finishes, given it's a correspondence game.
Oct-17-20  Granny O Doul: It is a nice mating pattern after 31. Kf3 Qg4. I don't know if it's thirteen cents worth of nice, but it's nice.
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  fredthebear: <GOD> Those were good days, when common sense was still a commodity.

Minimum wage back in 1983 was a whopping $3.35. The BIG question on everyone's mind was "Can a person catch AIDS off a toilet seat?" Electronically, chess was still immobilized then.

We had personal computers in the 1980s, but we did not send email until the 1990s when Internet Service Providers like AOL showed up. The Free Internet Chess Server started in 1995. I was training on a computer program called Chessmaster on my PC.

1983 was about the time young Josh Waitzkin started playing chess in New York City's Washington Square Park. His movie "Searching For Bobby Fischer" came out in 1993.

Who knows what the GOAT was doing back in 1983? Fischer Random?

Joe Biden said this in 1983:

Here's Donald Trump in 1983:

Me in 1983? I had no part of this:

The legendary Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant passed in 1983:

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