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Vsevolod Rauzer vs Mikhail Botvinnik
USSR Championship (1931), Moscow URS, rd 14, Nov-08
Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern. Knight Defense (D51)  ·  0-1



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Jul-01-06  Helios727: Did white blunder with 30. Bxf7+ ?
Jul-01-06  Calli: Well, he is lost anyway at that point. The combo doesn't work because Black can interpose the Queen at the end 31...Rxf4! 32.e7+ Rxc4 33.e8Q+ Qf8

However, Rauzer could play it before the Queen gets to the F file. So 26.Bxf7+ Rxf7 27.e6 and I think Botvinnik would have to take the draw with Nf2+ etc

Apr-20-18  outplayer: 20.Bf3 ±
Sep-09-18  goser: 20 Bf3 Nc5, aiming either Nd3 or cd5 and Qf4. Anyway, 19...Qe3 was a difficult tactical puzzle for white!
Sep-09-18  WorstPlayerEver: 20. Bf3 Nc5 21. Qc4 cxd5 22. Nxd5 Bxd5 23. Bxd5 Rc8 24. g3 Ne6 25. Qb3 Qxb3 26. Bxb3 Rfd8 27. Rxd8+ Rxd8 28. Rd1 Rxd1+ 29. Bxd1 g5 30. fxg5 Nxg5 31. Kg2 Kf8 32. h4 Ne6 33. Kf3 Ke7 34. Ke4 Nc5+ 35. Kd4 and White wins.

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Sep-09-18  goser: Well, 21 Qc4 looks to be a really strong response for 20... Nc5.

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