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Paul Keres vs Eduard A Mnatsakanian
9th Soviet Team-ch final B (1963), Moscow URS, rd 4, Aug-15
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Old Variation (D20)  ·  1-0

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Mar-21-05  dickweed: I guess black resigns since the queen can't avoid being threatened by the knight the next move, allowing Rxg7 to follow
Mar-28-18
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  fredthebear: Agreed. This is a unique queen trap threat along the 6th rank. If 21...Qh6/Qd6 22.Nf5 forks her and g7. If 21...Qf6 22.Nh5 forks both. The Black queen does escape, but the g-pawn falls leaving Black with three isolated pawns.
Mar-28-18  sudoplatov: Keres, by playing 5.Nf3 takes an even more cavalier approach to the QGA than Marshall was wont to do.

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