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Edgar Colle vs Georges Koltanowski
Merano (1924), Merano ITA, Feb-??
Slav Defense: General (D10)  ·  0-1

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Aug-11-04
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  nasmichael: Koltanowski plays like the Daredevil running through a barrage of bullets. He has no fear.

I admire the connection of the pieces and energies and movements in his mind.

Although this may not have been blindfolded, he could have closed his eyes and played. Or that is the feeling I get.

Aug-11-04
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  nasmichael: <Chessgames> Is this the complete text of the game? It stops at move 40, but I still see some activity yet to be given on the board. Unless I am thinking wishfully.
Aug-11-04
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  Zenchess: White is lost here; Black is two pieces up. White must have decided to resign rather than struggle on.
Aug-25-04
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  nasmichael: Perhaps he resigned because he was playing Koltanowski, and he knew no mistakes were possible.

You're right, <zenchess>, white is lost here.

Sep-03-04  JustAFish: After the Knight Sac, Koltanowski's pieces are all in exactly the right place. I'd bet that Colle assumed that after 27 Nh6+ gxh6 28. Qg3+ Ng5 that 29. Qe5 was a surefire mate. That black's f6 square was protected by the rook, and that the f pawn could interpose preventing mate on h8, was probably not seen- otherwise there can be no good explanation for the sac.
Aug-10-05  psmith: The game probably ends here because time control was reached at 40 moves.

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