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Richard Reti vs Albert Becker
Vienna (1923), Vienna AUT, rd 6, Nov-26
English Opening: Symmetrical Variation. Full Symmetry Line (A38)  ·  1-0
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Sep-26-04  WMD: After 23...hxg4, Black is six pawns to the good (8 vs 2) at the cost of a mere knight. Unfortunately, he's dead lost.
Jul-07-05
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  problemist: What if 26...Kh8 is played? This could be followed by 27...Qg6 to consolidate the position.
Jul-07-05  mjk: <problemist> 26...♔h8 27.♖e1 ♕g6 28.♕xg6 fxg6 29.♖xe7 and a slow death? or 26...♔h8 27.♘xd6 exd6 28.♕f6+ ♔g8 29.♖h5 perhaps. I bet Fritz knows the answer.
Jul-11-05
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  problemist: <mik> Actually, Fritz favours black after 26...Kh8. After 27. Re1, Qg6 28.Qg6:, fg: 29. Re7 he suggests 29...h5. On 27.Nd6:, Qg6 should be played.
Jun-23-06  Everett: 25.Nxg7 is a mistake I think, but I can't find the improvement suggested in Reti's greatest games book. 25.Nxe7 Qxe7 26.Qh6 looks dangerous. Black needs to push the f-pawn to survive. One thing to notice after this line, d6 is a nice square for white's knight, covering f7 in some lines. Seems black doesn't have to take with the Queen, and 25...Kh8 is likely a better response, but after 26.Nxd6 or again 26.Qh6, I'd rather be white than try to defend with the clock ticking.

25.Ng3 Qg6 26.Rh6 cost black the Queen for a rook, and white will still have a winning attack. Black's best may be 25.Ng3 Qe6 (black needs to cover the h6 square from white's Q) 26.Nc7 Qf6 27.Nd5 Qe6 28.Rde1 and black's queen seems to be without any defensive squares. If 28...Qd7 29.Qh6 and black can call it a day.

There may be more, but I think 25.Ng3 wins on the spot due to black's airy king and an ineffective Queen getting pinballed around the board, unable to defend the king or itself.

Apr-04-07  JMJ565X: why did black resign? i wouldn't have
Jun-04-16  andrea volponi: 24 Dg5!! 25Cbxd6!exd6-Cxd6 Dg6-Th6 Tfd8-Txg6
Jun-15-16
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  dernier loup de T: And what would you expect exactly after 30. R or Kx g8 31. Nxa7, JMJ565X? Still a possibility of draw?...
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