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Paul Keres vs Vladas Mikenas
Buenos Aires ol-fin (1939), Buenos Aires ARG, rd 12, Sep-15
Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Variation (B15)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-13-05
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  WannaBe: Can some one explain to me the 20. Qf2 move? I can't figure out what it's purpose defence/offence wise. I came across this game from Alex. Alekhine's book. Thanks in advance.
Jun-13-05
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  tpstar: Black threatened 20 ... Re8 chopping wood and relieving some pressure. Also 20. Qf2 Bxh2?! 21. Qh4 Qd6? 22. f4 wins a piece, or 21 ... Bd6 22. Qxf6 Bf8 23. Bxf8 & 24. Re7 wins. Keres' plan was to repost the Queen on h4. Black's back rank weakness proved fatal.
Jun-13-05
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  WannaBe: thanks tpstar!
Jan-23-07  twin phoenix: the move i don't understand is 27.... Q-F5. why didn't black just play 27...QxQ? sure he is worse there but not crushed as in the game.
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