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Rudolf Teschner vs Paul Keres
FRG-URS (1960), Hamburg FRG, rd 6, Aug-02
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Donner Defense (E94)  ·  0-1


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Feb-03-03  ChessPraxis: ( had this set as a problem at Black's move 38.) Right away I saw that a good candidate move would be 38. ... Qxd4 due to the weakness of the back rank. But then I thought, "No. That just loses the exchange." after 39. Rxd4 Rc1+ 40. Qg1 etc. Then I noticed the final cool pin that would leave Black up a Bishop in this line.
Feb-03-03  evertoexcel: I don't see why 40. Qg1 isn't better. I'm sure I'm missing something, but what?
Feb-03-03  ChessPraxis: I could give the whole solution, but sometimes it's just better to think about things.
Feb-03-03  Spitecheck: Bishop c5 and the rook is as good as an ashtray, without the charm.
Feb-04-03  Bears092: 40. Qg1 Rxg1 41. Kxg1 Bc5
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  patzer2: Kere's 38...Qxd4! is listed as the solution to number 141 in Chess Informant's 1980 Encyclopedia of Middle Games under the "pinning" theme.

The classification may be a bit confusing based on the game continuation, as it looks like a straight deflection move leading to the win of the Queen. However, if you read <Bears092>'s post above, the reason for the "pinning" classification becomes clear.

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  tpstar: Black to Play and Win after 38. Nd4.

<"pinning" theme> The scorpion's sting at the tail end of a combination.

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