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Bonnerjee Mohishunder vs John Cochrane
"Bugs Bonny" (game of the day Dec-12-2020)
Calcutta (1853)
Zukertort Opening: Old Indian Attack (A06)  ·  0-1

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Dec-12-20
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  Check It Out: Terrible!
Dec-12-20
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  Cheapo by the Dozen: Horrible pun. Worse game.
Dec-12-20
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  Messiah: Excellent pun! One of the best in 2020, very well done! Also, the game is fantastic. See, guys, this is how the systema of GOTD works.

Good job!

Dec-12-20
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  Messiah: <Check It Out: Terrible!>

Thank you for the laugh, if there was a 'like' or 'upvote' button, I would have used it on this comment.

Dec-12-20
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  OhioChessFan: Terrible!
Dec-12-20  Brenin: White's biography is by far the most interesting aspect of this GOTD. Perhaps a pun on "Old Indian" might have been more appropriate?
Dec-12-20  morfishine: and this pun hits the ground with an elmer thud

ba deh, ba deh, ba deh, and thats all folks

Dec-12-20
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  FSR: One of the worst GOTDs ever, both in terms of the quality of the pun (nil) and the game (not much better). Ironically, the author of this wretched pun specializes in criticizing everyone else's puns.
Dec-12-20
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  perfidious: Completely agree with all concerned; surely a superior being should do far, far better than this execrable pun and wretchedly played game.
Dec-12-20
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  moronovich: <Ironically, the author of this wretched pun specializes in criticizing everyone else's puns.>

That is how psychology works.
Brainwashed people see brainwashed people
everywhere.

Dec-12-20  morfishine: <FSR> and <perfidious> Yes, 'wretched', thats the word I was looking for!

Thanks much!

Dec-12-20  goodevans: Of the dozens of games between these two why choose this one?

Were it not for white impatiently blocking in his own R then black would probably have succumbed...

"The black hold of Calcutta".

Dec-12-20  newzild: Quite a good game, I thought. Mohishunder is an interesting character. He presses well until his blunder. As a practitioner of the Cochrane Gambit, I've played through many games by these two.
Dec-12-20
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  Messiah: <newzild: [I] have an Euwe number of three, an Alekhine number of four and a Fischer number of four.>

Wow, that's impressive!

Dec-12-20  thegoldenband: "Too Hi to Get Over, Too Mo to Get Hunder" would probably have been my pick.

(...what, you don't like it? Wanna be startin' somethin'? "Too h1 to Get Over etc." also a possibility -- lot of action on the h1-square in this game.)

In any event I appreciate finding out about Mohishunder, who I didn't know anything about -- he was an interesting character, as <newzild> notes!

Dec-12-20  Atking: The pun is bad but the game is not. White hyper modern opening should end positively if the talented Indian didn't misstep at the very end. 52.c5! wins easily. 52...Kf5 53.Bd2 h4 54.Kd6 then it's white pawn whom promotion does check the King ans soon mates him. 57...Kg6 58.Qg8+ Kh5 (58...Kf5 59.Qe6#) 59.Qg5#
Dec-12-20
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  Cheapo by the Dozen: I've already submitted another of their games, which I think is better, with what I also think is a better pun. :)
Dec-12-20
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  Honza Cervenka: This game is by far not flawles and both players have made quite a lot of mistakes, but these mistakes were mostly mere miscalculations in very sharp and complex position. Well, 49...Bd6+(??) was a mirage, which could lose the game, while 49...h5 without "sacrifice" was winning easily, and it "worked" only thanks to very unfortunate slip of white 52.Kd5?? (52.Kd6 was correct). But the middlegame was very interesting and well played by white, who outplayed his opponent and in objectively won position he missed some opportunities to finish the game with a coup de grace like 33.Qg6!! Rf8 (33...Rg7 34.Rxh7+ Rxh7 35.Qg8# or 33...Qxh4 34.Qxf7) 34.Bg5 +-. White's advantage was lost after 44.f6 (44.Kf3 was better) and 45.Kg4 (45.Re8+ was necessary) turned the game in black's favour.

<Atking> <52.c5! wins easily.> Indeed, 52.c5 wins but black must not be so cooperative to put his King on f5 under check from c8 after promotion of the Pawn. He can play 52...h4 53.Kd6 h3 54.c6 h2! 55.c7! (55.Bxh2? d2 and black is winning) 55...h1=Q 56.c8=Q and white is winning, as black Queen has no useful check.

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