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Arpad Vajda vs Alexander Alekhine
Kecskemet (1927), Kecskemet HUN, rd 4, Jul-09
Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical Variation (B84)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Feb-08-06  Whitehat1963: Shouldn't Vajda have been able to push one of those pawns through? Where is the mistake? (Player of the Day)
Jul-09-09  penguin496: 65. h5 was the mistake.

65. Ng2 wins. The idea being that white needs to keep at least one pawn on the same color square as those controlled by the black bishop. This ending is analyzed by Euwe in "A Guide to Chess Endings."

Jun-22-18  goser: How Alekhine managed to escape in this game?!
Jun-22-18  ughaibu: Vajda was drunk.
Jun-25-18  Owl: It Shows how strong the Bishop is in the Ending. There's other endings where Bishop can draw against KN and 2Pawns
Feb-10-22  jerseybob: <penguin496: 65. h5 was the mistake. 65. Ng2 wins.> Oh my, yes. Heartbreaker.

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