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Akiba Rubinstein vs Oldrich Duras
Karlsbad (1911), Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) AUH, rd 2, Aug-22
English Opening: King's English. Two Knights' Variation Smyslov System (A22)  ·  1-0



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Dec-25-06  Archives: 27.Qf1!!


Feb-02-07  Warehouse Duffer: After 52. Bh4 ..., Black's Knight and Bishop are both trapped. White can now advance his King, Knight and b-pawn.
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  keypusher: A slow-motion rout.
Dec-07-07  Karpova: 9.b3 is a good move. Also good is 9.Nxf6+ as played 56 years later Petrosian vs Gheorghiu, 1967
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  sleepyirv: Black is in complete shambles at the end. These are the positions that I have nightmares about.
Apr-08-12  bystander: instead of 12..c5 maybe develop the bishop first? E.g 12)..♗g4, 13) h3, ♗g6. The bishop pins ♘f3 and can eventually support f7-f5. If black plays c7-c6 or c7-c5 now, it is possible to connect the both rooks.
Apr-08-12  bystander: Another for white's 13 move. Not capture the pawn, just leave it and attack the black kingside first. E.G 13) ♘d2, ♘g6 14)f4, gf4x 15)gf4x ♗e7 with a completely different game
Apr-08-12  bystander: In order not to block the black bishop on f8 and to have more counterplay on the queenside: What about 15)...♘b4, 16)a3, ♘a6 17) b4, ♖c8?
Apr-08-12  bystander: In the end, {19)..Reb8] in preparation of b5 does not bring balck so much. What about 19)..♖ab8 or 19)...♘g6?
Dec-15-13  nummerzwei: 16...BxNf3!?
Jul-23-15  ndg2: It's amazing how superior Rubinstein was over his contemporaries in positional play at that time. We think now his moves were normal and logical, but it's because he showed us the plans.

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