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Geza Maroczy vs Adolf Georg Olland
Karlsbad (1907), Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) AUH, rd 15, Sep-09
Formation: Queen Pawn Game: London System (D02)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-26-07
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  Phony Benoni: Masters are always talking about "maintaining the tension". This is indeed a difficult concept, for one must always be reassessing possible pawn exchanges in light of the changing position on the board.

Here, Olland institutes the tension on move 2, but eventually seems to forget about it. Maroczy trades, receives the two bishops as a reward for his vigilance, and the rest is a nightmare for Black.

Okay, maybe he shouldn't have played 23...e5, but do you have any other bright ideas?

Dec-26-07  micartouse: <Phony Benoni: Okay, maybe he shouldn't have played 23...e5, but do you have any other bright ideas?>

OK, I'll take a stab. What about 12 ... f6 trying to capture the bishop? Actually, as I'm typing this I see that White can move the Qh5 and fork the king and Re8 and other threats!

So maybe 8 ... Qa5 is a poor idea. Instead maybe ... Bd7 and ... Rc8. Interesting game.

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