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Geza Maroczy vs Julius Perlis
Vienna (1908), Vienna AUH, rd 5, Mar-28
Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais Variation (C53)  ·  1/2-1/2


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  GrahamClayton: 7...♘ge7 8. ♘g5 O-O 9. ♕h5 h6 10. ♘xf7 ♖xf7 11. ♕xf7+ ♔h7 12. ♗g5 ♗xd4 13. ♘d5 with a winning position.
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White could have castled kingside. Instead he played 13. f3. I suppose he wanted to castle queenside. But Mr Perlis plays 13...d5 and suddenly White has a shedload of problems. After 13...d5 Black has various threats, including

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14...dxe4 15.Ndxe4 Nxd4,
14...Nxd4 15.Bxd5 Nxd5 16.Nxd5 Rxd5
14...Bxd4 15.0-0 Bxe3+ 16.Qxe3 d4 17.Qf2 dxc3.
The game continued
14. Bxd5 Nxd5
15. Nxd5 Rxd5
16. exd5 Qxe3+
17. Qxe3 Rxe3+
18. Kf2 Bxd4.

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Black has two bishops for a rook. He is threatening 19...Rxf3+ or 19...Ne5.
19. g4! Bg6?
A good attempt might be 19...Ne5!

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And then There would follow 20.gxh5 Rxf3+ 21.Ke1 Rf2:

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I think that looks good for Black.
But now it is a draw.
20. dxc6 Rd3+
21. Ke2 Re3+
22. Kf2 Rd3+ -.

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