To Play and Celebrate the Ancient Game of Strategy and War
“A master looks at every move he would like to make, especially the impossible ones."
Walter Shawn Browne
b1949, Sydney, Australia
"If Bobbie Fischer is the God of chess; I'm the devil."
Peak rating: 2678
US - 6 times
National op - 11 times
US op - 2 times
American op - 7 times
World op - 3 times
Cashed more than $200,000
I asked Walter Browne about the game below, his only with Fischer, and he said, "I stared right at the winning move but didn't make it."
Browne - Fischer
Rovinj-Zagreb Zagreb YUG, 1970
1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Nf3 g6 5.Be2 Bg7 6.c4 Nb6 7.exd6 cxd6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.0–0 Nc6 10.Be3 Bg4 11.b3 d5 12.c5 Nc8 13.h3 Bxf3 14.Bxf3 e6 15.Qd2 N8e7 16.Nb5 Nf5 17.Bg4 a6 18.Bxf5 axb5 19.Bc2 Ra3 20.b4 f5 21.Bb3 Qf6 22.Qd3 f4 23.Bc1 Ra6 24.Bb2 f3 25.g3 Qf5 26.Qxf5 gxf5 27.Rad1 Nxb4 28.Rfe1 f4 29.a3 Nc6 30.Rxe6 fxg3 31.Bxd5 gxf2+ 32.Kxf2 Kh8 33.Re3 b4 34.axb4 Nxb4 35.Bxf3 Ra2 36.Rb3 Nc6 37.Kg3 Rg8 38.Kf4 Rf8+ 39.Ke4 Rf7 40.Bg4 Re7+ 41.Kd3 Ra4 42.Ra1 Rxd4+ 43.Bxd4 Bxd4 44.Ra8+ Kg7 45.Rb5 Bf2 46.Bf5 Ne5+ 47.Kc3 Be1+ 48.Kd4 Nc6+ 49.Kc4 Bh4 50.Bc8 Nd8 51.Ra2 Rc7 52.Bg4 Be7 53.Kd5 Nc6 54.Rab2 Nd8 55.Rb1 Bf8 56.R1b2 Be7 57.Rg2 Kh8 58.Ra2 Kg7 59.Ra8 Bh4 60.Rb8 Rf7 61.Rb2 Kh6 62.Rb6+ Kg7 63.Rb3 h5 64.Bc8 Be7 65.Rb5 Rf3 66.Bxb7 Rxh3 67.c6 Rc3 68.Ra8 h4 69.Ra4 h3 70.Rc4 h2 71.Rb1 Rxc4 72.Kxc4 Bd6 73.Kd5 Bg3 74.Bc8 Kf7 75.Bh3 Ke7 76.Rc1 Kf6 77.Ra1 Ke7 78.Rf1 Nf7 79.Bg2 Ng5 80.Kc5 Ne6+ 81.Kb6 Bc7+ 82.Kb7 Bd6 83.Bd5 Nc5+ 84.Kb6 Na4+ 85.Ka5 Nc5 86.Kb5 Kd8 87.Rf7 Kc8 88.c7 Nd7 89.Kc6 h1Q 90.Bxh1 Ne5+ 91.Kb6 Bc5+ 92.Kxc5 Nxf7 93.Kb6 Nd6 94.Bd5 Kd7 95.Bc6+ Kc8 96.Bd5 Kd7 97.Bb3 Nc8+ 98.Kb7 Ne7 ½–½
Brian's Log: Candidates 2014 - Rd 12
GM Daniel Naroditsky
#1 in his age category in the US for 8 years!
Friday, June 27
Great Escape Games, 1250 Howe Avenue
Starbucks, Bogue Road & Garden Hwy
Carl's Jr, Hwy99 & Bridge
2850 Wrondel Way, Suite D
The Auburn Chess Club meets every Thursday, 6:30-9:00p, for several rounds of rated and unrated play.
All are welcome, both the Master and the Beginner, men and women, young and old.
We meet at:
The Power Club
195 Harrison St, Auburn CA
April 14 - 5 rounds of G/25
1. Robert Russo
2. John Bakos