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Akiba Rubinstein vs Carl Schlechter
Berlin Four Masters (1918), Berlin DEU, rd 4, Apr-26
Budapest Defense: Rubinstein Variation (A52)  ·  1/2-1/2


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Apr-06-05  Andrzej Morro: What is the White's answer to 16 Ng6?
Apr-06-05  Pawn Ambush: Either 17.g3 or 17.Qd2, neither look promising!
Dec-12-09  WhiteRook48: looks like it was going to be 17 Bg3 whatever black played
Nov-30-12  Shams: On 16...Ng6 17.Qd2 Nxf4 18.exf4 I can't see Black ever exploiting White's pawns, which are technically weak but also quite useful in restraining Black's pieces.

How does White lose after Rae1 and perhaps Bd1-c2<?> He has good pressure down the central files and can think about g2-g4 using his pawn majority if some pieces come off the board.

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  whiteshark: On <16...Ng6>:

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White to move

1) =0.00 (33 ply) 17.g3 Rae8 18.Rf2 b6 19.Nb3 Ba4 20.Bf1 a5 21.Rb1 Ne5 22.Bxe5 dxe5 23.Qe2 Rd8 24.Nxc5 Qxc5 25.Bg2 Bc6 26.Rff1 Bd7 27.Rf2 Be6 28.Bf1 Bd7 29.Bg2

2) =0.00 (33 ply) <17.Qd2 Nxf4 18.exf4 Rae8> 19.Rac1 Qe3+ 20.Qxe3 Rxe3 21.Kf2 Rfe8 22.Rfd1 Bf5 23.Bf1 Nd3+ 24.Bxd3 Bxd3 25.Nb5 Re2+ 26.Kg3 Bxc4 27.Nxc7 Rc8 28.Nd5 Rc5 29.Nb4 a5 30.Nd3 Rc6 31.a3 Ra2 32.a4 Bb3 33.Ra1 Rxa1 34.Rxa1 Rxc3 35.Nf2 d5 36.Rb1 Kf7 37.Nd1 Rd3 38.Nf2 Rc3

3) =0.00 (32 ply) 17.Qc1 Rae8 18.Rf2 b6 19.Bf1 Qf6 20.g3 Qf7 21.Qd2 a5 22.Rb1 h6 23.Nb3 Ne6 24.Nd4 Nc5

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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