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Eero Einar Book vs Reuben Fine
Warsaw Olympiad (1935), Warsaw POL, rd 14, Aug-26
French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  wwall: Instead of 40.b4?, White wins after 40.Kd5! a6 41.b3 Kf6 42.Kc5 Ke5 43.Kb6 Kd6 44.b4 Kd5 45.Kxa6 Kc4 46.h4 g6 47.Kb6 g5 48.hxg5 hxg5 49.Kc6 Kd3 (49...Kxc3 50.Kxb5 wins for White) 50.Kxb5 Ke3 51.Kc6 Kf2 52.b5 Kxg2 53.b6 Kxf3 54.b7 g4 55.b8=Q g3 56.Qe5 g2 57.Qg5 Kf2 58.Qxf4 and White wins.

Instead of 40...g6?, Black wins after 40...Kh4! 41.Kxf4 a6! 42.Kf5 Kg3 43.f4 Kxg2 44.Kg4 h5+ 45.Kh4 Kh2 46.f5 Kg2 47.Kxh5 Kxh3 48.Kg6 (48.Kg5 Kg3 49.Kh5 Kf4 wins for Black) 48...Kg4 49.Kxg7 Kxf5 50.Kf7 Ke5 and Black picks of the White pawns and wins on the queenside.

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