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Alfred William Gyles vs Gregory Simon Koshnitsky
Australian Championship (1938), Sydney, rd 1, Dec-26
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Modern Steinitz Defense (C75)  ·  0-1
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-03-11
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  GrahamClayton: "Koshnitsky defended a Ruy Lopez against Gyles, who for some time appeared to have a superior position. The New Zealander cleverly sacrificed a pawn and obtained a very dangerous attack which culminated in a threat of mate against which there appeared to be no defence. The New South Wales champion found a most ingenious defence, sacrificing a knight - 32...♘h4!!.

At a very critical stage Gyles, who was very short of time, forgot to stop his clock after making his move. The fact was noticed when the flag fell, and the game was awarded to Koshnitsky, who claimed that he was in a winning position at the time."

Sydney Morning Herald, 27 December 1938.

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