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Apart from Adam - who 1s 2 1 and a GM already for some time there are two more GMs and two IMs). It was finally won by the 'veteran' (he's only a year younger than I am) but the events of the game raised new problems to be solved. xd5 'itb6 2 0 ´┐Żb 1 llae8+; , B2) 16 h4 'itb6! e6+; B3) 1 6 lDe4!? B3a) 16 ... e6!? b3 lDe8 ( 1 8 ... lDxe4?! looks normal, but somehow seems to help White. I swear I did analyse all these for quite some time but had to stop before reaching any clear conclusions. The problem is I'm writing a book, you know, and am constantly in a time scramble.

Ih6) 12 ... ih6! t with a sharp game and (hopefully) enough compensation for the sacrificed piece. ixf6 gxf6 9 g3 . Not a very fortunate move. A bit naive too. Principled was 9 b4 with longish and obscure variations. g4! 54 Interrupted by Darkness Yes, folks, this is a key move, which may even be repeated later! Perhaps it sounds surprising if I say the game is virtually over, but it's true. And Lek6 does not simply collect the point: he brings the spectators and readers real pleasure. Just have a look!

Not once and for all, at least. There is no is cure for idealism. Not for mine anyway. "The heart was not needed" - as I wrote in a poem back in '93 . It was only the brain preserved in spirits, the 'computer' in my head with its memory and analysis program he wanted! The 'modern' way. And then I said to myself: NO! It was no longer the time of illusions, hopes, there was no point in waiting for miracles. Finally, I found the courage to face the facts, and said NO! aloud, not only to myself. I thought that was the moment to get out of the whole (quite well-paid) stinking business peacefully, before .

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