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Nikolay Semenovich Tereshchenko vs Alexander Alekhine
All Russian Amateur (1909), St Petersburg RUE, rd 6, Feb-22
Horwitz Defense: General (A40)  ·  0-1

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Dec-11-06
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  Phony Benoni: <StellarKing> Losing the rook with 17.Nc2 just appears to be a foolish sacrifice; 17.Ng2 or 17.Rg1 appear better. However, losing the queen was not his choice at all, when you look at these alternatives:

(a) 24.Qxh4 Qxg2#
(b) 24.Qg1 Ng3#
(c) 24.Nxh4 Ng3+ 25.Kg1 Nxe4+
(d) 24.Qe2 Ng3+

Nov-01-18  GlennOliver: Sacrificing the Knight via 31. Nh4 permits White to prolong the agony, but Alekhine's position is irresistible.

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