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Samuel Reshevsky vs Max Bruckstein
Simul, 11b (1921) (exhibition), Nugent's Dept. Store, St Louis, MO USA, Aug-26
King's Gambit: Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34)  ·  1-0



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Mar-12-04  Elrathia Kingi: Beautiful Queen sac. If 21...Kd8 22.dxc7+ Rxc7 23.Bxc7+ and if ...Kxc7 24.Qf4+ winning the knight or the a pawn, or if 23...Qxc7, Qe8#.
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  wordfunph: reshevsky-bruckstein

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...and guess what Sammy's move?
21.exd6+! giving his lovely queen to black and the rest is history.

Nov-07-19  Jean Defuse: ...

Reshevsky scored +12 -0 =0, (ACB 1921, p. 168).


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  MissScarlett: The <ACB> is the source for this game, but a <St. Louis Star> report of August 27th, p.8, muddies the waters by giving the names of all Reshevsky's opposition and <Bruckstein> isn't one of them. It further states that the 12th game, against <Haller>, was a continuation of their game from the day before: Reshevsky vs L T Haller, 1921

<Against his twelth opponent, Lewis T. Haller, he continued for half an hour of the twelvefold match a game which was adjourned from Thursday. The game was again adjourned, and to finish it Sammy has changed his plans so as to stay a few more days in St. Louis. The boy and Haller will play the game to completion at the Hotel Statler, where Sammy is staying, as 1 p.m. Monday.>

This would mean that <11b> is strictly correct.

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  naresb: White player 10 yr old had hit almost every element-

all pieces on best squares- after 17. Rhe1,

strong center control- from 9. Nd5 to 17... g6,

provoked opponent to commit mistakes, more importantly

created Weakness in opponent's side with 21. exd6+ a discovered check, attacked opponent's weakness

better his Pawn Structure with 7. gxf3

how he achieved this at his age- need deeper investigation.

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