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Rudolf Spielmann vs Geza Maroczy
1st Trebitsch Memorial (1907), Vienna AUT, rd 12, Jan-25
Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-10-05  ughaibu: After 25....Nf2 26.Rf2 Qf2 has white got anything?
Sep-10-05  samvega: Surely you jest?
Sep-10-05  ughaibu: I hope you found it amusing.
Sep-20-05  samvega: Not much. The material's good, the problem is your delivery.
Sep-20-05  Boomie: White seems to get the upper hand in the 25...♘f2 line. Black missed a good winning chance with 29...♖xf5.

25...♘f2+ 26. ♖xf2 ♕xf2 27. ♘f5+ ♔c6 28. ♗d5+ ♔b5 29. ♖b1+ ♔a4 30. ♗c3 ♕xc5 31. ♖a1+ ♕a3 32. ♖xa3+ ♔xa3 33. ♗xg7 (0.87/13)

29...♖xf5 30. exf5 ♘c6 31. ♖d1 ♘e7 32. ♗f3 ♖xd1+ 33. ♗xd1 ♘xf5 (-3.33/17)

Sep-21-05  samvega: The evaluation of the first variation is interesting: I would have guessed a larger advantage for white.
Feb-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  kingscrusher: 15. e5 is strong both according to Spielmamnn himself in his book "Art of Sacrifice" and also checking with Houdini 4 at Depth 20:

Rudolf Spielmann - Geza Maroczy, 1st Trebitsch Memorial 1907


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Analysis by Houdini 4 x64:

1. (1.39): 15...b5 16.Nd6+ Ke7 17.Nxb5 a6 18.Bd6+ Kd8 19.Bxf8 axb5 20.e6 Kc7 21.Rf7 Qd4+ 22.Kh1 bxc4 23.Rxd7+ Qxd7 24.exd7 Rxf8 25.dxc4 Kd8 26.a4 Rf6 27.a5 Ra6 28.Ra1 2. (2.91): 15...Qd4+ 16.Kh1 b5 17.Nd6+ Qxd6 18.Bxd6 Rxf1+ 19.Rxf1 bxc4 20.dxc4 h6 21.a3 0-0-0 22.Rf7 Re8 23.Rxg7 Re6 24.Kg1 Nxe5 3. (2.96): 15...Nf6 16.e6 Qd4+ 17.Kh1 Ng4
4. (3.75): 15...Rxf7 16.Bxf7+ Ke7 17.Bd6+ Kd8 18.Rb1 Qd4+ 19.Kh1 Nxe5 20.Bxe5 Qxe5 21.Rbe1 Qc3 22.Re8+ Kc7 23.Rxa8 Qxc2 24.Bd5 Kb6 25.Be4 Ka6 26.Raf8 b5 27.R8f2 Qa4 28.Rf7 Qd4 29.Bxh7 Kb6 30.Bf5 a6 31.Re7 Ka5 32.Rc7 g5 33.Rc6 c4 34.dxc4 bxc4 5. (3.83): 15...h5 16.e6 Qd4+ 17.Kh1 Nb6 18.c3 Qxc3 19.Bb5+ Ke7 20.Bd6+ Kxe6 21.Bxf8 Rxf8 22.Ng5+ Ke7 23.Rde1+ Qxe1 24.Rxe1+ Kd6 25.Kg1 h4 26.Re6+ Kd5 27.Rg6 Rf4 28.Rxg7 Rb4 29.Be8 Rb1+ 30.Kf2 c4 31.dxc4+ Nxc4 32.Bf7+ Kc5 33.Ne4+ Kd4 34.Bxc4 Rb2+ 35.Kf3 Kxc4 36.Nd6+ Kd3 37.Rxb7 Rxa2

(Doe, 14.02.2014)

White is threatening as Spielmann indicates (e.g. give black the move h6)

h6 (token move)
e6 Nf6
Nd6+ Ke7
Nf5+ Ke8
Bb5+ winning the queen back after Qxb5 Nd6+ and Nxb5

Nov-10-17  cwcarlson: 15.♘d6+ ♔e7 16.♘f5+ ♖f5 17.ef ♕d4+ 18.♔h1 ♘f6 19.♖fe1+ ♔f8 20.♖e6+- Houdini 5.
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