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Harry Nelson Pillsbury vs David Janowski
Cambridge Springs (1904), Cambridge Springs, PA USA, rd 12, May-13
Queen's Gambit Declined: Albin Countergambit. Alapin Variation (D08)  ·  0-1

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Jul-16-08  Jack the turtle: Why not 50...Qxc3 ? If then 51.Qf8+ Kb7 and there are no more checks.

Perhaps there is something wrong with the score?

Jul-16-08
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  tamar: 49 Qf2 looks suspect, but it is in my sources also.

49 Qg3 was most likely played.


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It does not hang the rook, attacks g5 and c7, and essentially forces Janowski to choose the game continuation to limit his disadvantage. 49...Bg4+ 50 Kf1 Qd1+ 51 Qe1 looks plausible transposing.

Jul-16-08  myschkin: or 51.Qf8+ Bc8

http://home.wi.rr.com/etzel/cs1904....

http://www.angelfire.com/games/SBCh...

Score seems to be fine.

Oct-07-08  CambridgeSprings1904: <tamar> Congratulations! You are correct that move 49 was Qg3. This is confirmed in the original tournament bulletin and Reinfeld's book on the tournament, where the move is listed as 49.Q-Kt3 in old Descriptive notation. An update on my website will be forthcoming. Thanks.
Apr-23-09
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  vonKrolock: <4.♘d2> The <Alapin continuation>, as Janowski's Russian biographers Voronkov and Plissetsky call it - althought the move appears first in the base here Marshall vs Reggio, 1903 - Better memories for Harry Nelson: Pillsbury vs Mieses, 1902

<12.♕c2>


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...♖xd3 !! - Look how lavish - he gambited already two ♙♙s, and now gives still the exchange!

<14.♕c3> This move was criticized, and 14.♕e2 considered the best alternative

<20...♘e1>


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Tableau!

Jun-27-12  Llawdogg: Nice catch on move 49.
Jul-06-15  poorthylacine: 70.Rc2??: Pillsbury lost all sense of danger; after keeping a good control of the first rank by 70. Re1! he could not lose.

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