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Paul Keres vs Vladimir Petrov
Match Latvia - Estonia (1939), Riga LAT, rd 1, Feb-24
French Defense: Rubinstein Variation. Blackburne Defense (C10)  ·  1-0



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  mifralu: From the 1st round, played on
24 February 1939, in the 2nd Latvia-Estonia Team match

Petrov exceeds the time limit and loses the game.

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  offramp: He may have lost on time, but he was 4 pawns down as well, and he had a bad position.
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  ChessHigherCat: In case anybody else was wondering, Keres was right in assuming that Petrov couldn't play 15....Bxh1:

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1) 15...Bxh1 16.gxf6 Bxf6 17.Nd7 Qd4 18.Nxf6+ Qxf6 19.Rxh1 Rac8 20.h4 Rc5 21.Bb4 Re5 22.Qd2 Rc8 23.Bc3 Rxc3 24.Qxc3 g6 25.Kb1 Qf4 26.Rf1 Rd5 27.Qc8+ Kg7 28.Qb7 Qf3 29.Qa6 Ra5 30.Qc8 Rd5 31.Rg1 Qxf2 32.Rh1 Qc5 33.Qa8 b5 34.Qb8 Qe7 35.Bxb5

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