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Isaac Kashdan vs Herman Steiner
Pasadena (1932), Pasadena, CA USA, rd 1, Aug-15
Colle System (D05)  ·  1-0
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Jan-08-09
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  wwall: 51.Kf3 wins. 51.c7? draws. 51.c7 Rc8 52.Kf3 a4 53.Ke4 a3 54.Kd5 a2=
Jan-08-09
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  wwall: If 51...Kg6 52.Ke4 Kf6 53.c7 Rc8 54.Kd5 Ke7 55.Kc6 and 56.Kb7 wins
Feb-25-09  ForeverYoung: this is the first game in chess review jan. 1933. the notes Isaac provides are very impressive as is his conduct of this well played game.
Apr-20-10
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  wwall: 33...Qc6?? loses to 34.Nf5! as White threatens 35.Qxg7 mate and 35.Rxd8. Hard to believe both masters missed this in the game and annotating the game later. When Kashdan annotated this game, he did not point this out. He was not worried about losing the a4 pawn and said the exchange of Queens favored White after 34.Qf3. Perhaps Black had to play 33...Nd7
Apr-20-10
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  parisattack: Very patient play! I believe Kashdan was about 'in his prime' (short as that time was for him) about here.
Jun-30-12  backrank: This game is quite impressive since after move 18, the position looks fairly even: the only tiny advantage White has is a queenside pawn majority. In the sequel, he uses this majority to form a passed pawn which finally decides the game (by one tempo, as Bill Wall has already pointed out above in the variations he gives). This is sheer endgame wizardry.

The game is excellently annotated in Chernev's 'Most instructive games of chess ever played', where Chernev uses Kashdan's own notes. Unfortunately, I don't know Kashdan's original article on the game.

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