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Gregory E Bailey vs Eric Fischvogt
Michigan Open (1999), Cadillac, MI USA, rd 6, Sep-06
Bird Opening: General (A02)  ·  0-1

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Apr-05-07  chessamateur: Maybe White should of tried getting his Bishop and Rook in the game. It might of helped.
Sep-12-08
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  Phony Benoni: I suppose 42...Nh2+ has to be the <best> move, forcing mate in two. But the position just cried out for the humorous finish 42...Re1+!! 43.Kxe1 Kg2!

Now Black just fools around with his knight until it lands on f3 with check. White must respond with Kd1, Black answers ...Kf1 and sees how many moves it will take to play ...Nf2#. Meanwhile, White can do nothing but pace his rook back and forth in its prison cell.

Sep-13-08  GeauxCool: <Phony Benoni> HA! In that one, Black can also rest the knight after its foolishness with an eventual Nc2+, forcing Kd1, and now his King can go for a leisurely stoll around the board. Great find! :D


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Mar-16-10
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  GrahamClayton: To have one piece imprisoned is bad, but having two must have been torture for White!
Jun-16-11
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  FSR: Hilarious game.
Jun-16-11  IRONCASTLEVINAY: Torture.
Jun-16-11  Dr. J: Not that there is anything wrong at all with Black's play, but perhaps even more thematic would have been 27...Rxf5 28 Rxf5 Rf8 exchanging White's last mobile piece, after which Black's two-piece advantage will win easily, e.g., 29 Rxf8+ Kxf8 30 Kg2:


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(By contrast, in the game continuation, I believe that White's 33 Nxh6 considerably sped up Black's win.)

Jun-16-11
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  Gilmoy: The Bc1 looks Bird Opening, <Smullyan Variation>. Black knight vs. White knave!
Jun-16-11  Juninho: white choked...
Jun-17-11  Dr. J: <Dr. J: perhaps even more thematic would have been 27...Rxf5 28 Rxf5 Rf8 exchanging White's last mobile piece, after which Black's two-piece advantage will win easily...>

Ummm, maybe not.

May-27-16
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  perfidious: Teichmann's contemptuous reference to the 'double-hole game' comes to mind on playing through this abomination.

How on earth did White manage to conjure up such a dreadful position when barely out of the opening?

Aug-07-16  sho16: Bail Me Out

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