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Reuben Fine vs Paul Keres
Semmering/Baden (1937), Semmering/Baden AUT, rd 10, Sep-22
Gruenfeld Defense: Brinckmann Attack. Grünfeld Gambit (D83)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Oct-17-10  ozmikey: This is a bizarre game from two of the best players in the world at the time! I guess Fine was desperate to catch up with Keres in the tournament, and perhaps Keres was too anxious to hold on to his lead.

Fine seems to have built up a solid advantage out of the opening, but somehow lets it slip - the simple 24. Qxf5 (24...Rxb2?? 25. Bd3) looks much better than the text. Then 28. Qxc6?!? A wild attempt to complicate things and go for the win? It's pretty desperate though, and Keres surely had plenty of chances to finish White off from then on (30...Qg6! looks good, with the idea of 31. Qxc7 Nf3+).

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