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Elijah Williams vs Daniel Harrwitz
Harrwitz - Williams (1852), London ENG, rd 8, Nov-??
Spanish Game: Classical. Central Variation (C64)  ·  0-1



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  offramp: 40.Rh8 wins.
Jun-08-05  Knight13: 45... Bc3+ is the best move.
Jun-08-05  aw1988: Considering Bc3+ mates, yes.
Oct-22-05  avidfan: Better to have the king on the run by 42.♖b1 ♕xd3 43.♕xb7+ ♔d8 44.♕a8+ ♔e7 45.♖h7+ ♖g7 46.♖b7+ ♔d6 47.♖h6+ ♔c5 48.♕a5+ ♔c4 49.♖b4+ ♔c3 50.♖xc6+ ♔d2 51.♖d4+ pinning and winning the queen by discovered check!

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If (51.♖e4+ ♗c3 52.♖xc3 ♕xc3 53.♕xc3+ ♔xc3 54.♖xe8 ) with a rook and 3 pawns vs rook and pawn endgame.

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Also 44.Kg2-f1 is safer than the text.

40...Qxd6! nicely exploits the weak bank rank.

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  sneaky pete: After 42.Rb1 Bxh2+ 43.Kh1 Qc7 black should win (44.Nc5 Rb4).

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