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Reuben Fine vs Isaac Kashdan
USA-ch (1938), New York, NY USA, rd 13, Apr-18
Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E06)  ·  1-0
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Feb-14-17  Mr. Blonde: I don't get why Fine didn't go for a pawn on move 27 by taking the bishop. Anyone?
Feb-14-17
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  Ron: 27 Rc5 is also played by Stockfish 7.

If 27. Nxe8, then play could go 27. ...Nd6 Rb8 23. e5 Kf8 24. a3 Ke7 25. b4 a6 26. Rc1 f6 27. Nxe8 Rxe8 28. Bxc6 Rc8 29. exf6+ gxf6 30. Rc5 Rxc6 31. Rh5 Kd6 32. Rxh7 b5 33. h4 Rc3 34. Kg2 Rxa3

Stockfish 7 gives this position advantageous for White but notice that material is equal.

But it turns out that after 27. Rc5, Kashdan could have defended better. 27. Rc5 fxe5 28. fxe5 Nxe5 29. Nxe8 Nd7 30. Rc7 Kxe8 31. Rxb7 Rc8 32. Ra7 Rc1+ 33. Kf2 Rc2+ 34. Kf3 Ke7 35. Rxa6 Ne5+ 36. Ke4 Nd7 37. Bf1 Rxh2 38. Bc4 e5

Feb-15-17  Mr. Blonde: Oh! Thank you, I didn't see the that the bishop woul'd been pinned! The other continuation is quite nice. Yes, it seems that Kashdan could'd done it better.
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