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  1. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    06 Sep '12 23:35
    I've yet to see the game, but I did see the position just before the underpromotion. Anyone here have the PGN??
  2. 07 Sep '12 00:04
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis
    I've yet to see the game, but I did see the position just before the underpromotion. Anyone here have the PGN??
    Naka wins

    http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8459
  3. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    07 Sep '12 00:27
    Originally posted by maxlange
    Naka wins

    http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8459
    Hey thanks pal. Not the greatest game but a win is a win is a win is a win.
  4. 07 Sep '12 01:28 / 3 edits
    "Not a great game."

    I thought it was fascinating. Not your average Kramnik type of game at all.

    Nak declines a perpetual early doors. (move 23.Nb1 instead of 23.Bb4).
    Will be a three fold rep which Kramnik was maybe expecting.

    A few moves later Kramnik sacs the exchange for a pawn.
    Now was he pushed or did he jump?

    Did he have too, did he need to or did he do it just to teach Nak a lesson
    for declining the draw.

    Nak attacks. Krmanik has to pull off the Queens an exchange down to quell it.

    Krammnik sacs a Knight perhaps thinking he will win a Rook with his super
    passed d-pawn on the 7th rank. Did he miss Nak's 43.Ne3.

    Suddenly Kramnik has three connected pawns and they storm down the board
    two of them reaching the 7th rank.



    Nak underpromotes to a Knight with a check to maintain winning chances.

    If he does not play 62 c8 = N+ then this happens.



    Two Knghts and Bishop v a Bishop is a win.

    Here is the full game.

    Nakamura - Kramnik Turkish Olympiad 2012

  5. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    07 Sep '12 01:43
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    "Not a great game."

    I thought it was fascinating. Not your average Kramnik type of game at all.

    Nak declines a perpetual early doors. (move 23.Nb1 instead of 23.Bb4).
    Will be a three fold rep which Kramnik was maybe expecting.

    A few moves later Kramnik sacs the exchange for a pawn.
    Now was he pushed or did he jump?

    Did he have too, did ...[text shortened]... he end can go something like this.} 80... f2 81. Nf3+ Kh1 82. Bh3 {Mate next move.} [/pgn]
    I just said that to ruffle your feathers old friend.
  6. 07 Sep '12 01:53
    Why does everyone want to ruffle my feathers?

    Leave my feathers alone the lot of you.
  7. 07 Sep '12 01:56
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis to Greenpawn34
    I just said that to ruffle your feathers old friend.
    So, according to the apparent fossil evidence, Greenpawn34 has feathers.
    Is that consistent with him being a dinosaur?
  8. 07 Sep '12 02:03
    Even the Duchess is wading in.

    I don't have any feathers left.

    They fell out after looking at some of the games on here.

    (I could borrow some of the Duck's but he is just my imaginary friend.
    Infact he is my only friend.) :'(
  9. 07 Sep '12 02:32
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Even the Duchess is wading in.
    I don't have any feathers left.
    They fell out after looking at some of the games on here.
    (I could borrow some of the Duck's but he is just my imaginary friend.
    In fact he is my only friend.) :'(
    We'll bathe at Brighton,
    The fish you'll frighten
    When you're in.
    Your bathing suit so thin
    Will make the shellfish grin
    Fin to fin.
    --Lorenz Hart
  10. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    07 Sep '12 03:06
    Originally posted by Duchess64
    So, according to the apparent fossil evidence, Greenpawn34 has feathers.
    Is that consistent with him being a dinosaur?
    He evolves
  11. Standard member byedidia
    Mister Why
    07 Sep '12 06:41
    Here's a silly question. Why are the players at the Olympiad dressed so casually? Usually at the top tournaments, men wear jackets and ties, here they are wearing polo shirts. Kamsky's wearing a tank top with a big sweat stain on the back and a baseball cap.

    (Hmm... maybe that points to the reason. It may be hot in there, in Istanbul, in September.)
  12. Standard member RJHinds
    The Near Genius
    07 Sep '12 10:39
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    "Not a great game."

    I thought it was fascinating. Not your average Kramnik type of game at all.

    Nak declines a perpetual early doors. (move 23.Nb1 instead of 23.Bb4).
    Will be a three fold rep which Kramnik was maybe expecting.

    A few moves later Kramnik sacs the exchange for a pawn.
    Now was he pushed or did he jump?

    Did he have too, did ...[text shortened]... he end can go something like this.} 80... f2 81. Nf3+ Kh1 82. Bh3 {Mate next move.} [/pgn]
    Why not just mate iommediately with 82. Ng3# ??
  13. 07 Sep '12 13:00
    Why not indeed. Wanted to mate with the Bishop. My notes, my mates.
  14. 07 Sep '12 15:52 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    (I could borrow some of the Duck's but he is just my imaginary friend.
    Infact he is my only friend.) :'(
    No, he isn't.













    What about Ernie?

    Richard
  15. 08 Sep '12 17:44
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis
    He evolves
    Evolution applies to a genetic lineage, not an individual.
    I have nothing against dinosaurs. Being a real dinosaur could be
    an advantage during auditions for 'Jurassic Park IV'.

    And some people still don't accept the scientific theory of evolution.
    Was there any weeding in the Garden of Eden?