This game features a Maurice Ashley win over Morocco's Jacques Elbilia at the Mermaid Beach Club in Bermuda. This win is distinctive in that it does not feature the usual slashing attacks characteristic of a "Fire on Board!" game. When losing a game like this, it makes you go back to reevaluate your chess in a hurry! This was an instance where black conducted "Chess Jiu Jitsu."  White was put in a punishing submission hold for several moves and tapped the mat before he was knocked unconscious. The famous Gracie family of Brazil would be proud if this were a Jiu Jitsu match!!

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