semantic drift: "platoon" and blundiferous

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Jan 27 03:57:42 UTC 2008

At 1/26/2008 10:54 PM, Barnhart wrote:
>Well, I guess there's nothing new under the sun:
>Next up, another pair of Karjakin games, this time against Grischuk. The
>first was an incredibly complex (and blundiferous) Moscow Variation won by
>Karjakin, with Black, but Grischuk gets the last laugh in the Armageddon
>game. Grischuk played the somewhat unusual Steinitz Deferred in the Ruy
>Lopez, and while Karjakin tried to make progress on the queenside his
>opponent set up and executed a kingside massacre.

One must understand the extreme risks when one is involved with karjakin'.


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