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Paul Saladin Leonhardt vs Mikhail Chigorin
Ostend (1905), Ostend BEL, rd 21, Jul-11
Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense. Main Line (D07)  ·  1-0

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May-29-10
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  Chessical: A real fight in which Leonhardt outplays Chigorin and smashes through his K-side.

<10.h4!?> Capablanca vs V Marin, 1920

<14... Nxd4!> is a very sharp and interesting possibility which should secure equality:

(i) 15. Bc3 Rc6 16. Kb1

(ii) 15. exd4 Rc6 16. Bc3 b4 17. Bb5 Rb6 18. Bxb4 Rxb5 19. Bc5

<15... h6?!> overlooks the surprising coup <15... Nxd4!> 16. exd4 Rc6 =

Leonhardt has the right idea but misses a stronger execution by <23. Qxc6> Nxc6 24. Bxf7 Qf8 25. Rxg7 Qxg7 26. Rxg7 Kxg7 27. Be8 and wins

Chigorin blunders to a loss with <24...Qb5?>; instead <24...Ne5!> should be a draw after 25. Rxg7 Nxf3 26. Rg8+ Nxg8 27. Rxg8+ Qxg8 28. Bxg8 Kxg8

Jul-26-19  mandor: Nice observation @Chessical, 14..Nxd4! (This idea also is possible in the 15th mov).

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