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David Joseph Dunne vs Garry Kasparov
Wch U16 (1976), Wattignies FRA, Jul-??
Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51)  ·  0-1



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Apr-18-05  CeeFoR: Nice endgame. Can the white king at 58. and further, get closer to the f8, forcing it to move and getting a promotion?
Apr-18-05  checkpat: yes the bishop will be forced to move;
no promotion is impossible!

See you can give the B for the P as long as your own P queens....

Apr-18-05  Badmojo: There's not even a race to be won.


Kf6, e4
Kf7, Bh6


Jul-26-05  IMMUSTHAFA: good bishop maneuver and the dare knight deads. great game by my favorite gary kasparov
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  ToTheDeath: Impressive endgame technique for such a young man.
Mar-28-08  ounos: I ponder whether White missed the strong 40. ...Rc3! when playing 39. Rc6. Maybe 40. Nb8 offered more resistance, unless I'm missing something obviously wrong with that.
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  Domdaniel: Dunne wasn't exactly bad at endings either, though he is outplayed here. Some years ago he ground me down in an equal N-vs-B (and several pawns) ending, where I cracked under the strain and let the draw slip after 80 moves.

We also played on the same club team for a couple of years, and he was the type of player who concentrated hard at all times, regardless of whose move it was. No strolling, no idly glancing at other boards: total focus.

I wonder whether he picked that up from Kasparov - though Dunne's natural playing style is closer to Karpov.

Aug-14-14  MrJafari: It was an interesting game.Maybe White could have drawn,but...

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