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Stefan Fazekas vs Vasja Pirc
"On the Feast of Stefan" (game of the day Dec-26-2021)
Podebrady (1936), Podebrady CSR, rd 5, Jul-10
Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical Variation Paulsen Variation (B85)  ·  1-0

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Jul-14-09  Xeroxx: makes me dizzy
Dec-26-21  Brenin: A great fight, with a pretty finish.
Dec-26-21  offramp: A tremendous game by both players. The opening looked like a modern-style Sicilian.

In the first 29 moves Fazekas paranoiacally avoided <ALL PIECE EXCHANGES>! And his system paid off.

Dec-26-21
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  Richard Taylor: Crazy game! But great fun!!
Dec-26-21
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  Richard Taylor: Thanks for putting this up.
Dec-26-21
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  Teyss: Game 👍
Pun timeliness 👍
Pun pertinence 👍 as for the 56,473 games won by anyone called Stefan or Stephen.
Dec-26-21  Ironmanth: Complicated game! Thanks, chessgames. Y'all continue to stay safe out there today and always.
Dec-26-21  Cheapo by the Dozen: Neither the engine and I can see why White played 42 Kh3 instead of 42 Kg3. But it made little difference.
Dec-26-21  Cheapo by the Dozen: I like the pun, because:

-- The game is from King Wencelas' country.
-- Stefan did do some feasting on Pirc's material.

Dec-26-21  Cibator: With Black's 21st and White's 22nd moves, the P-structure suddenly looks more like one arising from the French, though with the White K-side pawns much further advanced than usual.

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