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Joseph Henry Blake vs Victor Leonard Wahltuch
Liverpool (1923), Liverpool ENG
Philidor Defense: General (C41)  ·  1-0
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May-21-10  CapablancaFan122: An interesting opening. Not technically Philidor, but a transposed variation rather. Black's problems seem to have come after 20..Kh7 so I decided to analyse the lines after Kf8. Any input is welcome:

20..Kf8 21.Bxe3 b6 [21..Nd5 22.exd5 cxd5 23.Bxd5 Rxd5 24.Rxd5 Qxf7 and white is ahead] 22.Nh4 g6 23.Bxh6+ Ke7

Now white can either play: 24.Rxd8 Qxd8 25.f8=Q+ Qxf8 26.Nxg6+

Or <24.Ngf5+!> which leads to a really nice combination: 24..gxf5 25.exf5+ Ne4 26.Rxe4+ Be6 [26..Kf6 27.g5#] 27.Rxe6+ Kxf7 28.Rg6+ Ke7 29.f6+ Ke8 30.Rg8# [28..Ke8 29.Rg8+ Ke7 30.Bg5#]

Sep-25-10
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  GrahamClayton: Wahltuch totally overlooked 19.de6!, expecting Blake to play either 19.♕c3 ♕g3+, or 19.d6 ♕d6 20.e5 ♗e3 21.ed6 ♗c5, when he is a pawn up.
Jun-04-13  phil6875: <CapablancaFan122> I'm not sure why your analysis is based on 20...Kf8 which is a losing move, with your two lines actually ending in end in mate. The only alternative to Black's 20...Kh7 was 20...Kh8 both . As <GrahamClayton> points out Wahltuch's first mistake was 18...Bc5 which loses a pawn.The second, far more serious, mistake was 21...Nxg4 . A better idea would have been 21...Nd7 22 Nf5 a4 23 Bc4 Nf8 24 Bf4 Qa5 =.
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