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Viktor Korchnoi vs Hans Ree
Hoogovens (1968), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 5, Jan-15
English Opening: King's English. Two Knights' Variation Smyslov System (A22)  ·  1-0



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Mar-21-15  zydeco: Korchnoi makes enough threats in this game that Ree just implodes, hanging a rook. But white is threatening 29.Re8+, so black probably has to give up the exchange with 28....Rxd5.

I don't see white's follow-up if black plays 25....Rxe4 26.Bxe4 Qc7, although of course the two bishops are menacing.

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  laskereshevsky: 25...Rxe4 is not possible cause if the BR left the seventh rank of course follow an easy mate in 2 moves: 26.Qxf7+ and 27.Qxg7#

Im here by the random games frog leap, and just few step before passed through another (famous) 1912 game where the threat 26.Qxf7+ and 27.Qxg7# was realy possible on the board but not seen. In this case by no other else than Nimzowitch and his peer Rubinstein... Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1912 ..Worth of mention is the fact the suggested 25..Rxe4 create the same in this case potential 26.Qxf7+, at the same 26th move like in the linked game, where insted was a real theath

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