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Jules Arnous de Riviere vs Emile D'Andre
Paris (1867), Paris FRA, Jun-08
Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61)  ·  1/2-1/2


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Nov-01-03  ongyj: Isn't 43.Kg2 a win?
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  GrahamClayton: <ongyj>Isn't 43.Kg2 a win?

I agree 43.♔g2 ♗f4 44.♖f4 ♖d3 has to be a win for White. I can only assume that de Riviere thought that Black could try and remove the pawns, and try and defend a R v R+N endgame.

Earlier, I think that 14.♕f4 might be better, with the twin threats of 15.e6+ and 15.f6.

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  dernier loup de T: And even 48. f5 is still winning; let's say 48...Bg1 (the best try); then White has the nice possibility 49. Kf3!! (the only winning move); a study!
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  dernier loup de T: Mmm: not sure: after 49.Kf3 h2 50.Kg2 and then 50...Kg7 should draw!...
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  dernier loup de T: But after 46.f5! Kg7 47.b5 Kh6 48. b6 I don't see how Black could scape...
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