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Alfred Oppenheim vs NN
Cologne (1921), Cologne GER
Four Knights Game: Scotch Variation. Accepted (C47)  ·  1-0
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Nov-25-05  suenteus po 147: That's a nice little opening trap there in the Four Knights (C47). In the end position, black is in a pickle. If 9...Qxb5, then 10.Qd8#. If 9...bxc6, then 10.Qxd5 and the pawn can't take back. And of course, if 9...Qxd1+ 10.Kxd1, then the knight is immune to the capture (10...bxc6) due to the fork of king and rook by the bishop at c6. 10...Bd7 doesn't even work in light 11.Re1+ Be7 (forced) 12.Rxe7+ Kf8 13.Rxd7
Jan-04-14  dunamisvpm: < suenteus po 147 > What about 9...Qe4+ 10.Qe2 Qxe2+
11.Kxe2 a6
12. Ba4 Bd7
13.Re1 Bd6
14.Kf1 Kf8
Can you enlighten me if this variation is possible to somehow continue to play for black and not to resign early in the opening?
Jan-16-15  manata27: I guess that after 9 ... Qe4+ 10. Kf1 wins due to 10 ... bxc6 11. Bg5 f6 12. Qd2 and there is no field for blacks Queen to deal with the threats of Bxc6+ and Re1.
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