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Karel Opocensky vs Paul Keres
Buenos Aires Olympiad fin-A (1939), Buenos Aires ARG, rd 14, Sep-16
Queen's Indian Defense: Opocensky Variation (E17)  ·  0-1



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Mar-11-11  Lovuschka: White should have tried 71.Ka3, and we would have a position similar to a famous Lasker study.

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71...Kb1 72.Rb8+ Ka1 73.Rc8 Rh3+ 74.Ka4 Kb2 75.Rb8+ Ka2 76.Rc8 Rh4+ 77.Ka5 Kb3 78.Rb8+ Ka3 79.Rc8 Rh5+ 80.Ka6 Kb3 81.Rb8+ Ka4 82.Rc8 Rh6+ 83.Ka7 Rxh7+ and black wins.

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Emanuel Lasker
Deutsches Wochenschach, 13.vii.1890 (Version)
White wins

1.Kb8! etc

Mar-11-11  Lovuschka: Correction: White should have tried 70.Ka3 (not: 71.Ka3) etc.
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  Nightsurfer: The early foray by Black Knight right into the center, namely 6. ... Ne4! and thus boldly seeking confrontation with White Nc3, has got new support in the last decades of the 20th century, please compare B Koester vs R Gralla, 1973 and S Amiri vs R Rezaei, 1992 , and at the beginning of the 3rd millennium, please replay Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2002 (though in the latter case the Swing of Horse has been executed one move later, namely with 7. ... Ne4 after the foregoing 6.0-0 0-0 7.Nc3 ...).
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  woldsmandriffield: Opocensky defended the ending superbly up to this point:

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Now White snaffled the a4 pawn. Instead, 68..Rc8 is a straightforward draw.

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