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Oskar Kolberg vs Odd Lie
Norway ch (1965)  ·  Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Variation (C82)  ·  0-1
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-21-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: That is a comedy of a game for us. At the end <26. Bh6 ??> is a tragedy for white.


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With <26. e6 Bd6 27. exf7+ Kxf7 28.Qf3+ Kg8 29. Re1 Be4> the game is even.

Aug-21-07  duffer: black doesn't have to retreat the bishop on move 26; taking the pawn is safe.
Aug-22-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <duffer> I disagree. Your suggested pawn grabbing will loose either Bc5 or Bd3:

26... Qxe6 27. Bxc5
26... fxe6 27. Bxc5 Qxc5 28. Qxd3

26... Bd6 is th only playable move here.

Oct-04-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Kolberg wasn't a secure stronghold.
Oct-22-07  notBowen: After Nxe4 I usually play 6... Bxc6 bxc6 7... Nxe5

Is d4 the better continuation?

Aug-01-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Abdel Irada: Following the example of the spectators in the famed Levitsky-Marshall game, when onlookers saw Black's ...Qxg3, they showered the board. Unfortunately, they were out of gold pieces, so they had to use lutefisk.

Somehow the effect wasn't quite the same.

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