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Carl Schlechter vs Jacques Mieses
Berlin Four Masters (1918), Berlin DEU, rd 3, Apr-22
Sicilian Defense: O'Kelly Variation. Normal System Kan Line (B28)  ·  1-0


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  Mateo: Mieses was facing a kind of Marocsy bind and introduced an interesting thematic sacrifice. But what came next was awfull and Schlechter punished him.

16.g4 d5!? 17.cxd5 exd5 18.exd5 Rxc1 19.Rxc1 Bc8? 20.Nc6?! <Missing 20. f4!. If the e5 Knight moves, then Nd4-c6 winning the exchange.> Nxc6 21.dxc6 Nd5? <Mieses should have played 21... Bd6. The move actually played loses another pawn.> 22.Bf3 Be6 23.Bxd5 Rxd5 24.Qxb7 Qd8 25.c7! Qc8 26.Qxc8+ Bxc8 27.Nc4 Bc5 28.Bxc5 Rxc5 29.Rd1! 1-0

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