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H Heider vs Joseph Platz
Cologne (1920)
Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55)  ·  1-0
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Apr-08-04
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  tpstar: Black, you never take on f6 - never, never, never.
Mar-25-07  diemjay: And now I see why... ;)
Nov-17-07  takking: Just fell for this very same trap in chess club last night. Is Rxe6+ than take Queen not better ? Or would white be too far behind in development in a dangerous position ?
May-12-09
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  notyetagm: <tpstar: Black, you never take on f6 - never, never, never.>

Thanks for the advice.

Sep-20-09
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  OBIT: Seems like 12. Rxe6+ would have been even more brutal. At any rate, checking Platz's biography, he was 15 when this game was played. Surely he wasn't known as Dr. Platz just yet. :)
Dec-28-09
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  wordfunph: H Heider - Dr. Joseph Platz, Cologne 1920


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9...g6 will be fine for black.


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