Modern Chess

I would like to present a game for your enjoyment. If you are the kind of person who enjoys watching a train wreck this game is for you. One of the participants in the game that follows was, at one time, a World Champion, back in the day when there were only a few Champions of the World, such as the World Champion; the Women’s WC; and the Junior WC. Today it is impossible to count the number of “World Champions” as there are World Champs in many age divisions, often separated into male and female WC’s in each division. Play over the game while trying not to “bust a gut” laughing at some of the ridiculous moves played.

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qf3 Be7 8. Be2 Nbd7 9. O-O Qc7 10. a4 h6 11. Be3 g5 12. Qh3 Ne5 13. Bxg5 Bd7 14. Be3 h5 15. Nb3 O-O-O 16. Nb5 axb5 17. axb5 Be8 18. Ra8+ Kd7 19. b6 Qc6 20. Ra7 Rb8 21. Bd4 Qxe4 22. Ba6 Kd8 23. Bxe5 bxa6 24. Nc5 Qxe5 25. Nxa6 Rxb6 26. Ra8+ Kd7 27. Qa3 Qb5 28. Qc3 Qc6 29. Qa5 Nd5 30. Nb8+ Rxb8 31. Rxb8 Nc7 32. Rb6 Qa8 33. Qb4 Rg8 34. f3 Rg5 35. Rd1 Qxf3 36. Rbxd6+ Bxd6 37. Rxd6+ Kc8 38. Qd2 Qf6 39. c4 Rf5 40. Qd1 h4 41. h3 Qxb2 0-1

The players will be named in the next post.

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