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Heinrich Wolf vs Ernst Gruenfeld
Bad Pistyan (1922), Piestany CSR, rd 15, Apr-23
Alekhine Defense: Exchange Variation (B03)  ·  0-1


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Sep-20-05  olaf4lena: 23. QxPd4 seems to be a critical error allowing Gruenfeld to pin the Queen against the king via the Bishop sacrifice on a3.
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  sfm: Tenacious defense. I have a lot of respect for people who fight. All the greatest were and are like that.
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  fredthebear: This is game #66 in "Masters of the Chessboard" by Richard Reti. It's one of the classic chess books that will instruct and inspire you.
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  TerryMills: Thank you to fredthebear; based on your suggestion I have just bought "Masters of the Chessboard"
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