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David Janowski vs Frank Marshall
Janowski - Marshall, Match 2 (1905), Paris FRA, rd 14, Feb-25
Spanish Game: Schliemann Defense. Dyckhoff Variation (C63)  ·  0-1

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Mar-03-06  Sirthursday: Can White play 8.Nxe4? 8...Nxe4 9. dxe4 looks very good, with threats of Qh5+...
May-27-06
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  GufeldStudent: Obviously the N on h4 hangs in that variation. But I think White can insert Qh5+ before capturing on e4. If g6, then fxg6 then Nf6 comes to mind but white can reply with g7+ promoting. It is easy to see why Janowski "trusted" Marshall and did not play this line but I think White has a very good position after Nxe4.
Nov-06-07  rhedrich: <GufeldStudent> "Obviously the Queen on h5 hangs in that variation" :P 8.Qh5+??? Nxh5. I think Marshall could have been "trusted" to take the queen, g6 is completely unnecessary haha.
Nov-06-07  rhedrich: On a side note, Marshall did an excellent job isolating/doubling white's pawns by move 20 and neatly picking them off afterwards. Endgame was a lock.
Feb-15-08  JG27Pyth: <"Obviously the Queen on h5 hangs in that variation" :P 8.Qh5+??? Nxh5. I think Marshall could have been "trusted" to take the queen, g6 is completely unnecessary haha.>

Well, that kibitz is a few months old, but no, <rhedrich>, you missed on this one, not <Gufeld student>; but Janowski and Marshall missed to, so you have good company --

Here's the line <Gufeld student> was analyzing: 8.Nxe4 Nxe4 -- this capture by black discovers an attack on the white Nh4... hence the comment that the white N "hangs" ...but there is no Nxh5 available to prevent white's Qxh5+ ... so <Gufeld student> it seems, can be trusted after all! ;)

The Qh5+ continuation more than saves the N. Marshall and Janowski seem to have missed this line. It is sharp and strong for white. Moral of the story... Don't trust anyone, not even Marshall! Or as they say in journalism school: 'trust... but verify.'

Feb-19-15
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  tpstar: The suggested improvement 8. Nxe4 leads to a great game for White after 8 ... Nxe4 9. Qh5+ (9. dxe4?? Qxh4) Ke7/Kd7 10. dxe4, but a tough struggle if 8 ... Nxe4 9. Qh5+ g6 10. fxg6 Nf6 11. g7+! (a stock Discovered Check tactic) Nxh5 12. gxh8=Q Qxh4 (so the Nh4 hangs after all):


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White has RPP for NN but Black has real King safety issues.

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