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Akiba Rubinstein vs Savielly Tartakower
Marienbad (1925), Marianske Lazne CSR, rd 4, May-25
Queen's Gambit Declined: Vienna. Quiet Variation (D44)  ·  1-0

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Jul-20-07  Karpova: Clever defense by Tartakover but in the end it turned out to be insufficient as Rubinstein knew how to make use of his advantage.

45.Rc7! threatening 46.Rh7 with mate to follow forces black to play 45...Bxc7

Black resigned when Zugzwang couldn't be avoided any longer.

Dec-14-11  mahout: 42..Rb8 took me a little while to see this stalemate trap.
Dec-14-11  mahout: This is listed as Queens Gambit Declined but should be Queens Gambit Accepted.
Feb-20-17  yesthatwasasac: Although I'm posting this 6 years after the last comment, I think it is correctly labeled as a QGD Vienna Variation, as that's what the first 4 moves are. There are a lot of transpositions possible in the Vienna, as there are in a lot of openings. So, this might go right into a QGA line, I don't know. But it definitely starts off in life as a Vienna.
Jul-17-21  tbontb: 9....Nxd4 (better ....Bd7) is doubtful as after 11.d5 White's subsequent development is much easier. By a series of accurate moves Rubinstein maintains the initiative and builds an advantage, despite the central exchanges. After 27.Rd7 there is no satisfactory defence but ....Be3 blunders immediately and the win becomes relatively easy. The last forlorn chance is probably 27....b5 28.Bb2 Rg6 29.Rcc7 with a grim Black defensive task ahead.

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