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Paul Keres vs Gideon Stahlberg
Budapest Candidates (1950), Budapest HUN, rd 10, Apr-29
Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer Variation (B62)  ·  1/2-1/2
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May-31-13
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  zydeco: The draw btw is 53.....f3 54.Nh2+ Kg3 55.Nxf3 Kxg2 56.Ke2 Kg3 (otherwise the knight takes a pawn) 57.Ng5 h5 58.Kf1 and the king gets in front of the pawns. I'm sure there are other ways to draw -- but it's surprisingly easy for white to lose.

Looking at a few of Stahlberg's games, I get the sense that he's enamoured of cutesy, awkward-looking maneuvers e.g. 14.....Bb5, 15.....Nc6 and 22.....Nxa2 (although that one may be forced).

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