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Arnold Denker vs David S Polland
United States Championship (1940), New York, NY USA, rd 4, May-01
Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45)  ·  0-1

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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-14-20
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  Phony Benoni: A comment about Denker by Anthony Santasiere

<"...whose style is most stinulating and jazz-lie when successful, but when unsuccessful impresses one like a jazz-band at a funeral.">

(American Chess Bulletin, July / August 1940, p. 69):

Dec-14-20  Z4all: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ntk...
Dec-16-20
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  Phony Benoni: Well, Santasiere was a New York boy. Don't know if he made it to New Orleans before the 1954 US Open.
Dec-18-20  Z4all: At the risk of drifting slightly off-topic, NY has had some impressive jazz funerals:

https://www.nytimes.com/1982/02/23/...

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