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Schuster vs Carl Johan Margot Carls
"Carl Kann" (game of the day Sep-07-12)
Weekend tournament (1914)  ·  Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15)  ·  0-1
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Mar-08-08  Alphastar: A nice combination. black to play after 8. Be5 is a good puzzle.
Dec-01-08  ellenliisbet: An article on this game on chessbase:

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Dec-02-08  sergeidave: Wow!! Niiiice game!
Aug-17-09  tayer: Later Torre believed that he had found a salvation for white: 10 Qd2 Qxe5 11 dxe5 gxh2 12 O-O-O! (with decisive attack). But black can play: 11 ... gxf2+! 12 Ke2 Qxd2 13 Kxd2 fxg1:Q
Aug-02-12
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  lost in space: Nice trap. Never seen before!
Aug-03-12
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  prn: I don't understand tayer's comment. So what if Black plays 11...gxf2+ ? White doesn't have to just roll over play dead. 12.Qxf2 seems fine to me. (Obviously, I'm not a GM.) For that matter, 12.Kxf2 seems possible too, even though it give up on castling. After simply taking the pawn on f2, white effectively has Q&R for a minor piece with no clear compensation for Black, whose remaining pieces are all still sitting on their original squares.
Aug-03-12
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  whiteshark: <prn> you should read it as <10 ... gxf2+! 11 Ke2 Qxd2 12 Kxd2 fxg1:Q> than it fits. ;)


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Aug-04-12
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  prn: OH! I see now. Yes, 10...gxf2 makes a lot more sense than 11...gxf2.

Thanks, whiteshark!

Sep-07-12  rapidcitychess: Push those rook pawns kids!
Sep-07-12  andrewjsacks: Well done. Well done.
Sep-07-12  MikeB20: Lovely :)
Sep-07-12
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  Infohunter: I've never seen this game before, but the winning idea is somewhat reminiscent of Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911, colors reversed.
Sep-07-12  newzild: A cute win. The decisive mistake was 7. Bxf6. White should have played N3e2, with only an edge for Black.
Sep-07-12
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  perfidious: < Infohunter: I've never seen this game before, but the winning idea is somewhat reminiscent of Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911, colors reversed.>

It's ironic, but this is the game I remember from many years ago, not the one you cite-only recently on CG have I seen Schlechter-Perlis.

Sep-07-12  hugogomes: prn?? After 11... gxf2+, 12.Kxf2 Qxd2 loses the queen. 12. Ke2 is the line he gave, Qxd2, Kxd2, and fxg1=Q. The line you suggest, Qxf2 is impossible because the queen is pinned.
Sep-07-12
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  kevin86: I've seen this one from a long time ago. Black sacrifices queen to gain a new one with interest.
Sep-07-12
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  playground player: What in the world was White trying to do here?
Sep-07-12
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  scormus: 9 ... Qa5+
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