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Akiba Rubinstein vs Efim Bogoljubov
Bogoljubov - Rubinstein (1920), Stockholm SWE, rd 10, Jan-??
Bogo-Indian Defense: Exchange Variation (E11)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-02-10  Travis Bickle: What a battle! This was no computer research draw!
May-30-20  zydeco: This game was the (modern) introduction of the Bogo-Indian.
Jul-30-20  Straclonoor: Bogol' missed clear win after 44....Nxg4+

44....Rxg4 also goes to significant advantage

Analysis by Stockfish 060620 64 BMI2:

1. -+ (-8.84): 44...Nxg4+ 45.Kh1 Ne3 46.Qe1 Qf4 47.Ne2 Qg5 48.Qf2 Qxg2+ 49.Qxg2 Rxg2 50.Re1 Nc5 51.Nc3 Rg3 52.Kh2 Rf3 53.Nd1 Nf5 54.Kg2 Nh4+ 55.Kg1 d5 56.Re7+ Kd6 57.Re3 Rf7 58.Re2 d4 59.a4 Rf3 60.Rb2 Ra3 61.Rf2 Rxh3 62.Rf8 Ne6 63.Nf2 Ra3 64.Rh8 Nf3+ 65.Kf1 d3 66.a5 Ra1+ 67.Kg2 Ne1+ 68.Kh3 bxa5 69.Ne4+ Kd5 70.Nd2 Nf3

2. -+ (-3.28): 44...Rxg4 45.Qa3 Kb7 46.Kh1 Rg6 47.Nf5 Qf8 48.Rf1 Rf6 49.Ne3 Rxf1+ 50.Nxf1 Qf6 51.Ne3 d5 52.Nxd5 cxd5 53.Bxd5+ Kb8 54.Bg2 Qf2 55.Qb3 Qd2 56.a3 Kc7 57.Qb4 Qe3 58.a4 Nf3 59.Bxf3 Qxf3+ 60.Kh2 Qf2+ 61.Kh1 Qf5 62.Kg2 Qd5+ 63.Kg3 Qg5+ 64.Qg4 Qe3+ 65.Qf3 Qg1+ 66.Qg2 Qe1+ 67.Qf2 Qe6 68.Qf4+ Kb7 69.Qf3+ Ka7 70.h4 Qe1+ 71.Qf2 Qe7 72.a5 Qe5+ 73.Qf4 bxa5 74.Qxe5 Nxe5 75.Kf4 Ng6+ 76.Ke4

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  offramp: This position is roughly level.

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44.Ng3? was a mistake.

I know that one early time control was <15 moves in an hour>. There is an outside chance that something like that was used in this match, e.g. 30 moves in an hour and 15 moves in each subseqient hour. If that was the case then move 45 would have been a time control.

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  Honza Cervenka: 27.Rxe5! dxe5 28.Qf5 was a chance missed by Rubinstein.

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