Splat!

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David Robertson
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Splat!

Post by David Robertson » Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:57 pm

Carl

How about a forum devoted to fine/spectacular games such as the one below. 'Best of Chess' or somesuch title

SPLAT!!

Doubtless some folk will use the opportunity to publish their humdrum ego-wank win in the Much Piddling & District CL. But such posts can be chopped if not up to scratch. Mostly folk will find games like the one above, and bring them to collective attention

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Re: Splat!

Post by Christopher Kreuzer » Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:34 pm

Narciso Dublan, Marc - Bernadskiy, Vitaliy
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Lorca Open 2019 round 07



What happens after 20.Bxg7?

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Re: Splat!

Post by Carl Hibbard » Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:01 am

This one was also covered here and is more than worth a watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU30apy9vWo&t=556s
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Re: Splat!

Post by Jonathan Rogers » Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:34 pm

Not sure whether "splat" is the right word, but Sadler v Horton (no, not that Horton) from "round 5" of 4NCL, played just this last weekend, is certainly a game very far from the ordinary. Sadler has agreed with Danny G that it is his most Alpha Zero-like game yet and it is easy to see what they mean.

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Post by Geoff Chandler » Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:15 pm

See previous post.

M. Sadler - A. Horton, Daventry,4NCL Division 1a 2020


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Re: Splat!

Post by John McKenna » Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:12 pm

Lemme caution you all!

When the "secret agent who plots to usurp Alphaville's totalitarian supercomputer" starts acting as its poster boy you may begin to suspect an imposter.
To find a for(u)m that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now. (Samuel Beckett)

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Re: Splat!

Post by Simon Rogers » Tue Jun 09, 2020 4:23 pm

Excellent game by Sadler.
I bought his book Chess for Life a couple of years ago at the Blackpool Chess Congress. He was playing and won it.
Anyway he and Natasha Regan both autographed the book for me and I had a nice conversation with them both.
Two very well mannered and pleasant people.

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