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Richard Reti vs Alexander Alekhine
Karlsbad (1923), Karlsbad CSR, rd 17, May-18
Horwitz Defense: General (A40)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Feb-08-09
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  Calli: Last round game. Alekhine tries to win with 17...f4?! Reti missed the promising 20.Bxf6 Rxf6 21.Rd7 followed by b4 which looks like a very difficult position for Black.
Dec-14-16  Retireborn: A disappointing near-miss for Reti: with the exchange sacrifice 23.Rxd5! exd5 24.Bxd5+ Kh8 25.Kg2! threatening an overwhelming attack with 26.Rh1, he would have won.

When he played 23.Bxd5 he had probably already seen the typically elegant stroke 25.Ng6, but it is only good enough for equality.

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