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Subject: Re: Shortest ever mate?

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 08:54:28 10/30/05

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On October 30, 2005 at 11:00:02, Tord Romstad wrote:

>While testing my GUI earlier today, I played a couple of FRC blitz
>games.  The following game was embarassing, but amusing:
>
>[Event "?"]
>[Site "?"]
>[Date "2005.10.30"]
>[Round "?"]
>[White "Tord Romstad"]
>[Black "Glaurung Mainz"]
>[Result "0-1"]
>[SetUp "1"]
>[FEN "brnbkqnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BRNBKQNR w HBhb - 0 1"]
>
>1. b3 e6 2. c4 b5 3. cxb5 Be4 4. d3 Qb4+ 0-1
>
>[D]1rnbk1nr/p1pp1ppp/4p3/1P6/1q2b3/1P1P4/P3PPPP/BRNBKQNR w KQkq -
>White is mate after 5. Bc3 Qxc3#
>
>Is this some sort of record, or have some of you managed to lose
>even more quickly against your computer?
>
>Tord

This is certainly not a record.
Many correspondece game at 3 days per move were won in 4 moves

For example
1.e4 b6 2.Qf3 h6 3.Bc4 h5 4.Qxf7#
1.e4 g6 2.Qf3 Bg7 3.Bc4 Bd4 4.Qxf7#
1.e4 g5 2.Bc4 Bg7 3.Qf3 c6 4.Qxf7#

All these games are by a single player with the nickname superman123 so I am
sure that you can find more similiar games if you look at games of other
players.

If you want to see more from his games then look at the following link.

http://gameknot.com/hist.pl?id=superman123

Uri



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