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Siegbert Tarrasch vs Stefano Rosselli del Turco
Trieste (1923), Trieste ITA, rd 2
English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights Variation (A35)  ·  0-1


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Dec-26-10  laskereshevsky: Probably the Tarrasch plan starting from this position

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was to play 25.♙c5 ♙d5

(almost ▢)


(winning a tempo by attacking the A7♙ and dont give the chanche to a counter-punch in the center by attacking the ♖d4 with 26. ...♙e5)

and after 26. ...♖a8 (or ♖b7) 27.♗h5

(gaining a tempo by attacking the f7♖) and finally 28.♙f4...

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with an almost strategically won game after the unaviodable white's move ♖e5:

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But the suden Black's pawn sacrifice by 26. ...♙e5! destroyed the (very) logical white's construction, and gived to him a "rolling stones" central pawns phalanx. wich, with the help of an active central ♔, overturned a cramped almos lost position in a winning one...

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