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  1. Standard member Exuma
    Anansi
    01 Nov '10 16:48
    Game 7409072

    The new number one that is now number 2, resigns to the undefeated. Black steals the initiative in a 2 knights defense. But what is the threat at the moment of resignation?

  2. 01 Nov '10 17:04 / 1 edit
    The obvious threat is 20...fxg3. White is about to get his kingside smashed up.

    e.g 20.Ne5 fxg3 21.Qxg4 gxh2+ 22.Kxh2 Bf3. Looks bloody.
  3. 03 Nov '10 18:19
    Originally posted by Goshen
    The obvious threat is 20...fxg3. White is about to get his kingside smashed up.

    e.g 20.Ne5 fxg3 21.Qxg4 gxh2+ 22.Kxh2 Bf3. Looks bloody.
    indeed, crafty yields;
  4. 03 Nov '10 22:23
    What does Crafty project after 21.Nxg4 instead of 21.Qxg4 ?
  5. 03 Nov '10 22:36 / 4 edits
    Would have been good to see the gory end.

    This one has Fantal resigning after 9 (11) moves in a thematic tournament
    against the same opponent.
    Again he could have played on to so we can see the gruesome bits.

    Game 7312108

    I'm all for opening experiments but even a hacker like me could have
    told him 6...Ng5? was a howler.

    After the Queen moves (Qd8) then d5 practically forced the Knight back to Nb8.
    It's a shambles.

    Wonder if he had the board around the wrong way and quickly played 6...Ng5
    instead of the theorectical 6...Nb4. It's a mirror image.

    as played 6...Ng5



    Theory 6...Nb4



    Perhaps here...



    ...he was expecting 7.cxd5 when 7...Nxf3+ is OK.
  6. 03 Nov '10 22:43 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by Schach Attack
    What does Crafty project after 21.Nxg4 instead of 21.Qxg4 ?
    I don't think we need Carfty to show us what happens if Nxg4.