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Paul Keres vs Alexander Tolush
Tallinn (1954), Tallinn EST, Feb-28
Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61)  ·  1-0



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Mar-09-04  InspiredByMorphy: Keres move 33.Qxf7 deserves a ! If Qxf7
34.Nxf7+ Kg7 35.Rd7! If 33.Rxd8 34.Qxc7 Bxc7 35.Bf6 # Black went wrong on 23.Rb8 instead of f6, and 32.Kh8 instead of Kg7.
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  tpstar: Right, 33 ... Nxd1 is out due to 34. Qxc7 Bxc7 35. Bf6++, and 32 ... Kg7 is out due to 33. Rxf7+ Kh6 34. Qc1+ Bf4 35. Rxf4 Kh5 (35 ... Kg7 36. Qxb2+) 36. Rf5+! mates. On 33 ... Qxf7 34. Nxf7+ Kg8 (34 ... Kg7 35. Nxe5 Nxd1 36. Bf6+ & 37. Rxd1 wins 2 pieces for a Rook, or 35 ... Rxe5 36. Rd7+ & 37. Bg3) 35. Rd7 Bg7 (else 36. Nxe5 Rxe5 37. Bg3) 36. e5 Rf8 (else 37. Rf2 wins the Nb2) 37. e6 should pick up the exchange - 37 ... Rbe8 38. Be7, or 37 ... h6 38. e7 Rxf7 39. Rd8+. Anything quicker?

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