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Ilya Shumov vs Simon Winawer
St. Petersburg (1875), St. Petersburg RUE
Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Variation (C48)  ·  1-0


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  Chessical: <27...Kd8> =
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  GrahamClayton: Winawer probably thought that he was defending his position after 27...♔d8, with a double attack on both the White Queen and Rook, but Shumov turns the tables with 28. ♖c1!, exploiting the pin, as 28...♕a4 29. ♖xc8 mates.
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