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Gustav Richard Neumann vs Adolf Anderssen
Berlin (1864), Berlin GER
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. Rio de Janeiro Variation (C67)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Nov-21-20
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  offramp: There is an interesting sequence in this game.


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24. Nf5. <Δ25. Ne7+.>
24...Rd7. <24...Qe6 might have been better, but who would want to take away the threat of mate on g2?>
25. Nxg7!+- Qxg2+!
26. Qxg2 Bxg2
27. Kxg2 Kxg7.


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28. e6+ Rxd4!
29. cxd4 fxe6.


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This rook ending is drawn.

So what happened?
Neumann missed a neat trick, after
26...Bxg2.


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It was natural to recapture on g2, but can you see what White should have played?

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