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Johannes Zukertort vs Simon Winawer
Paris (1878), Paris FRA, rd 3, Jul-30
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Tarrasch Variation (C77)  ·  1-0
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Sep-12-09
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  Chessical: A decisive Zukertort sacrifice which runs like clockwork.

Winawer's natural but self-immolating <36...Rf7?> unblocks the long diagonal for White's Bishop on <b2>. Zukertort sees that he has a X-ray attack through the opposing Bishop against <h8>.


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<37... Re5> also fails as a defensive try after <38. Rxh5+> Rxh5 39. Qxh5+ Kg8 40. Rxg7+ Rxg7 41. Qxe8+>

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