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Rudolf Spielmann vs David Janowski
Karlsbad (1907), Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) AUH, rd 17, Sep-12
Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais Variation (C53)  ·  1-0


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May-12-07  Whitehat1963: Absolutely brilliant finish from Speilmann.
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  tpstar: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 d6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb6 <The Bad Line of the Giuoco Piano Opening Explorer > 7. h3 <7. Nc3 Nf6 8. 0-0 Bg4 Leonhardt vs Teichmann, 1905 > Nf6 8. 0-0 Nxe4 <8 ... 0-0 9. d5 Ne7 10. Nc3 Ng6 J Mortimer vs G Schories, 1907 > 9. Re1 <[last book move]<>> 0-0 10. Rxe4 d5 <Fork Trick> 11. Bg5 Qd6 <11 ... f6!? might be playable> 12. Bxd5 Qxd5 13. Nc3 Qd7 14. d5 f6 15. Be3 <[15. dxc6 Qxd1+ 16. Rxd1 fxg5 ]<>> Nd8 <[15 ... f5!? 16. Ra4 Bxe3 17. dxc6 Qxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Bb6 ]<>> 16. Bxb6 axb6 17. Qe2 Nf7 18. Re7 Qd8 19. d6 <A Clearance sacrifice to allow Nd5> <[19. Re3 ]<>> Nxd6 <19 ... Qxd6 20. Rd1 Qc6 21. Nd5 is strong> 20. Nd5 Rf7 <[20 ... c6 21. Nb4 ]<>> 21. Re1 Bd7 22. Nh4 <[22. Rxf7 Nxf7 23. Qc4 Kh8 =]<>> Ra5 <[22 ... Rxa2 23. Rxf7 Nxf7 24. Qd3 Rxb2 25. Ne7+ Kh8 26. Nhg6+ hxg6 27. Nxg6+ Kh7 28. Nf8+ Kg8 29. Nxd7 ]<>> 23. Rxf7 Nxf7 24. Nf5 <[24. Qc4 Ra4 25. b4 b5 =]<>> Ne5 <24 ... Bxf5? 25. Qe8+ mates; 24 ... Rxd5? 25. Ne7+> <24 ... c6 ]<>> 25. Nfe7+ Kh8 26. b4 <[26. f4 Nc6 27. Nxc6 bxc6 28. Nxc7 Rxa2 =]<>> Ra8 27. f4 Ng6? <[27 ... Nc6 ]<>> 28. Nxg6+ hxg6 29. Ne7 Qe8 30. Qf2 g5 <Otherwise 31. Qh4#> 31. fxg5 fxg5 32. Qd2 b5? <[32 ... Bb5 33. Qxg5 Bd3 34. Qh4+ Bh7 ]<>> 33. Qxg5 Ra6 34. Re4 Rh6 35. Nf5 Qg6 <[35 ... Qf8 36. Nxh6 gxh6 37. Qe5+ ]<>> 36. Qd8+ <Fork> Kh7 37. Qxd7 Rh5 38. Rg4 Rg5 <[38 ... Rxf5 39. Rxg6 Kxg6 40. Qxc7 ]<>> 39. Rh4+ 1-0 <39 ... Rh5 40. Rxh5+: 39 ... Kg8 40. Ne7+>.

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May-04-15  Smite: 11. Bg5 is an unusual mini combination that I have not seen elsewhere.
Jan-21-18  JimNorCal: <Smite:>
Agree! Even if it does not lead to an appreciable advantage in all the possible lines it has the advantage of tiring your opponent as he tries to calculate the best response LOl.
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