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Milan Vidmar vs Max Euwe
Nottingham (1936), Nottingham ENG, rd 2, Aug-11
Slav Defense: Czech. Carlsbad Variation (D17)  ·  0-1
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Feb-04-05  kostich in time: this is extremely good game..Euwes revenge for Carlsbad 1929
Feb-04-05  euripides: 23...Ba7 is a deceptive move, looking as though it simply ducks from the threatened fork, but actually unleashing a vicious queen's side attack.
Mar-24-06  Whitehat1963: Granted, it's lost by a light-year, but doesn't 30. h4 make it a more difficult finish?
Apr-23-06  Karpova: 30.h4 fg
Sep-06-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Crafty's evaluation after 30.h4:

30...gxh3 31.Kh2 fxg5 32.f3 Rfe8 33.Qc2 g4 34.Rad1 Be3 35.Rxd8 Rxd8 36.f4 Bg2 37.Bf6

(eval. -7.05; depth 14 ply; 102M nodes)

Sep-06-06  lopium: Yes, 23...Ba7 is an incredible move. You have to have balls to play such a move.
Aug-01-13  JureIvanusic: 30. Ne6 Qd5 and mate to follow.
Mar-23-15
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  plang: 11..Rd8 (11..f6 is the main line) had been played for the first time the previous year in Alekhine-Euwe 1935 Match game 21 where Black won to tie the match. The year following the present game in game 1 of the 1937 rematch Euwe, this time with White, played the improvement 21 Ne4 and won. In the game from the 1935 match Alekhine had played 18 Bxe5 but had not gained any advantage but Vidmar's pawn sacrifice 18 Ra4?! (recommended by Vukovic) was not an improvement; perhaps 18 Nd3 would have been good enough for equality. 20 Re4..Bf5 would not have helped White and 20 Qe3..Bb6 21 Bxe5..fxe 22 Qxe5..Qxe5 23 Nxe5..Rxf2! 24 Kh1 would have given Black a big advantage. After 21..g5! Black was winning; both 22 Nxe5..gxf 23 Nc4..Ba7 24 Ra3..f5 25 Bg2..Be6 and 22 Bxe5..fxe 23 Nxe5..Bh3 24 Qb3+..Kh8 25 Bg2..Bxg2 26 Kxg2..Qxe5 27 Qxb6..Qxe2 28 Qxb7..Qf3+ 29 Kg1..Rd1! would have been very strong for Black.
Dec-01-17
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  Mateo: Beautiful game from Euwe. 29...Qf5! was very accurate. If he plays instead the 'obvious' 29...fxg5?, 30.Qxg5+ Kf7 31.Rad1!, White has strong play. After the cool-blooded 29...Qf5!, the Knight will not escape.
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