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Mariano Castillo Larenas vs Alexander Alekhine
Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2 (1939), Buenos Aires ARG, rd 4, Aug-27
Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defense. Alekhine Variation (D38)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  Calli: If 47...Rxa3 48.Rc5, but 47...c3? throws away the win. Simply 47...Bb2 should win a pawn and the game. Castillo Larenas' 53.f6+! saves the day.
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  beatgiant: <Calli>
After 47...Bb2 48. a4 bxa4 49. Rxc4 a3 50. Ra4 it looks like Black still has some work to do, although I wouldn't be surprised if a win can be proven.
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  beatgiant: I think 46...Ra2 is an improvement, preventing White's a4, and I think it wins for Black.
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  Calli: <beatgiant> You are right, I missed 48.a4. The resulting position 47...Bb2 48. a4 bxa4 49. Rxc4 a3 50. Ra4 looks like a win because Black can bring the king over. 50..Kf6 51.Ra5 Rb4 52.Ng3 Ke7 53.Kf3 Kd6 54.Ne4+ Kc6 55.Ra6+ Rb6 etc

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