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Albert Becker vs Hermanis Karlovich Mattison
Karlsbad (1929), Karlsbad CSR, rd 9, Aug-10
Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50)  ·  1-0


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Apr-12-14  john barleycorn: a little dashing game.
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  fredthebear: Declining the White knight clearance sacrifice after 26.Nh5 does not save Black either. White is prepared to promptly play 27.Qh6 (29.Qh6 is actually played) creating a different mating net with the knight still on board.
Jun-07-18  guilleon: I have '500 Master Games of Chess' and there Becker only castles at move 8 and here he castles at move 4, are you guys sure this is the right notation? Here I've 4. P-B4 P-Q3 5.P-Q4 P x P 6. P x P B-Kt3...
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