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Marijan's Move in "All of WNY is out to get Marijan!"

It has been 11 months of our experiment in which we were playing two simultaneous correspondence games, one as white one as black, against the right good Reverend Marijan Procyk. Our moves have been the most popular choice of our readership. Each reader can nominate moves and can use any outside assistance to derive the move-except for the use of a computer engine. Meanwhile Marijan is not allowed to look at the comments. Rather he will email his moves, after I update these boards. Marijan has won the game in which we had tried a King's Indian Defense against a 4 pawn's attack. It's Marijan's move in the remaining Caro Kann variation game. As white we have gone 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Bc4 Ngf6 6. Ng5 e6 7. Qe2 Nb6 8.Bb3 h6 9. N5f3 c5 10. dxc5 Nbd7 11.Be3 Nxc5 12. Bxc5 Qa5+ 13.Nd2 Bxc5 14. 0-0-0 0-0 15.Ngf3 Qc7 16. Rhg1 b5 17.g4 a5 18. g5 hxg5 19. Rxg5 a4 20. Rdg1 g6 21. Ne5 Bd4 22. Nxg6 fxg6 23.Rxg6+ Kh8 24. Rh6+ Nh7 25.Qe4 Rfd8 26. Bxe6 Bxe6 27. Rxe6 a3 28. Re7 Bxb2+ 29. Kd1 Qxe7 30. Qxe7 Bc3 31. Rg3 Rxd2+ 32. Kc1 Bf6 33. Qe4 Rad8 34. Rd3 R8xd3 35.cxd3 Rxa2 36. Qe8+ Kg7 37. Draw offered with move Qd7+
As black it was 1.d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5. f4 c5 6. d5 0-0 7. Nf3 b5 8. cxb5 a6 9.a4 e6 10.Be2 axb5 11. Bxb5 exd5 12. e5 dxe5 13. fxe5 Ng4 14. Qxd5 Qxd5 15. Nxd5 Nxe5 16. Nxe5 Bxe5 17.Bh6 Bg7 18. Ne7+ Kh8 19.Bxg7 Kxg7 20.Nxc8 Rxc8 21. Kd2 Nc6 22.Kc3 h5 23. Rhe1 f6 24.Re8 Ne5 25.Rxc8 Rxc8 26.a5 Ra8 27.a6 Ra7 28. b4 Kf7 29. bxc5 Ke7 30. Rd1 Rc7 31. Kb4 g5 32. Rd6 f5 33. Rb6 resign 1-0


  1. OK guys here was Marijan's last comment,
    "I thought I was supposed to lose this long time ago. Now I am inclined to believe it will be a draw."

  2. Draw offer. I certainly accept. (Finished before Easter?!)
    It was easy for me to make a mistake in this game, so I am glad it came to an end. It took pretty long.
    Thank you all for playing.