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Richard Teichmann vs Frank James Marshall
Monte Carlo (1902), Monte Carlo MNC, rd 14, Feb-25
Spanish Game: Schliemann Defense. Dyckhoff Variation (C63)  ·  0-1

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May-19-07  Paladin88doug: I believe I found my new love! I am an advocate of the f-pawn (almost so much I want to play e4 f5!) but this looks good to me! Schieleman rocks!
Nov-19-07  notyetagm: Position after 38 ... ♖f2-f4+!:


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Fine said that Marshall was the strongest player that there was at pure tactics, stronger than Spielmann and Alekhine(!).

Here 38 ... ♖f2-f4+! 39 g3xf4 forces open the g-file for 39 ... ♖h2-g2+, <SKEWERING> the White g4-king and White g6-queen.

Position after 39 g3xf4 ♖h2-g2+ 0-1:


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Of course 39 ♔g4-g5 is worse as after 39 ... ♘c5-e4+ White is forced to give up the queen to stop mate.

(VAR) Position after 39 ♔g4-g5 ♘c5-e4+:


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