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Jiri Pelikan vs Alexander Alekhine
Podebrady (1936), Podebrady CZE, rd 11, Jul-18
Bird Opening: Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit (A02)  ·  1/2-1/2

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  fredthebear: White looks in good shape after 45.b7 but Alekhine finds 45...Rc4 threatening the back rank defender and offering a sacrifice to promote his own pawn.

Perhaps White gave up his queen for rook a bit too easily thinking his connected passers were a sure thing.

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