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Geza Maroczy vs Alexander Alekhine
The Hague (1921), The Hague NED, rd 4, Oct-29
Queen Pawn Game: Colle System (D04)  ·  0-1

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Jun-16-10  xombie: Forceful! This one seems to have been an exercise in calculation.
Aug-21-10
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  Calli: AA's combo is faulty because after 26.Rf1!, Black must lose the exchange.
Aug-21-10  twinlark: <Calli>

Yes. After 26...Rxa1 27. Rfxa1 Bb4 28. Qxa4 Bxd2, it leads to this position:


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and after 29. Rc2 Bb4 30. Rac1


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Black is definitely sunk, leaving only traces.

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