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Paul Keres vs Nikolay Novotelnov
USSR Championship (1951), Moscow URS, rd 13, Dec-06
Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E07)  ·  1-0


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Jun-05-04  notsodeepthought: Nice win by Keres, black cannot play 19 ...K:f7 pawn because of 20 Ne5+. 24 ...d4 would have avoided immediate mate but white maintains a superior position.
Dec-25-14  Captain Hindsight: Better would have been < 16... Nc5 >

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Sep-12-18  sudoplatov: After 16... Nc5, White could just play the slower 17.f5 keeping up the pressure
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