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Jose Raul Capablanca vs Alexander Alekhine
Capablanca - Alekhine World Championship Match (1927), Buenos Aires ARG, rd 15, Oct-15
Queen's Gambit Declined: Orthodox Defense. Henneberger Variation (D63)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Mar-02-08  Knight13: Called "Bishop of Opposite Colors" so go and play football instead.
Feb-26-12  RookFile: 11. dxc5 was lazy. Maybe white can treat this like a transposition into Queen's Gambit Accepted.
Mar-01-12  The Curious Emblem: 21. e5 Be7 22. Bf3 Bxd6 23. Bxd5 Be7 24. Rfd1 Rxd5 25. Rxd5 exd5 26. Rxd5 Ra7 =. But 22.... Bxf3 23. gxf3 Bxd6 24. exd6 Ra7 25. Rfd1 e5 followed by ... f6 and ... Kf7-e6 and White loses the pawn.
Mar-01-12
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  Penguincw: Opposite colours usually drawn. If black can place all their pawns on dark squares, and vice-versa for white, the bishops are pretty much useless.
Mar-01-12  master of defence: Why not 18...Bxe4 instead of 18...Bxh4?
Mar-01-12
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  Penguincw: < master of defence: Why not 18...Bxe4 instead of 18...Bxh4? >

I'm not sure. I looked it up on Little ChessPartner and saw 18...♗xe4 19.♖xd8 ♖axd8 20.♗xd8 ♖xd8 21.♗xa6, and white is up a pawn, where as played in the actually game, material is even.


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Mar-01-12  master of defence: <Penguincw>Maybe 21...Rd2 is a little better for black, because can win a pawn in queenside.
Mar-01-12
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  Penguincw: <master of defence>

I should've looked further. I see, after 21...♖d2 22.f3 ♗g6 23.♖f2 and there is no winning, for now. After the rooks are exchanged, white is still up a pawn, but it's a dry endgame.


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