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Eugene Znosko-Borovsky vs Akiba Rubinstein
Ostend-B (1907), Ostend BEL, rd 14, Jun-03
Four Knights Game: Ranken Variation (C48)  ·  1-0



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Feb-17-04  Whitehat1963: Z-B opens up a keg! Truly a gem.
Feb-17-04  PizzatheHut: It looks like he has read "The Art of Chess Combination" :)
Dec-06-05  woodenbishop: Beautiful chess by Eugene Aleksandrovich Znosko-Borovsky.
Dec-06-05  EmperorAtahualpa: 8.Qe2 doesn't work, because if 8...Qxe5 9.Nf6+ gxf6 10.Qxe5 fxe5.
Nov-06-06  Whitehat1963: Znosko-Borovsky executes a lengthy and beautiful exchange after 11...Bd6 that yields him the game. Nicely done.
Jul-31-07  Karpova: 4...a6 was the mistake.
Another game with this move which is more beautiful than this one (though white didn't play as forceful): Capablanca vs Janowski, 1913
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  sea7kenp: Actually, <PizzatheHut>, I like Znosko-Borovsky's own Book, "How NOT to Play Chess". Your "mileage" might vary (especially with it using Descriptive Notation).
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  Chessical: <12.g4> advancing the pawn in front of your castled king is extremely brave and seems to have come as a complete shock to Rubinstein.

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<12...Qg6?> allows Znosko-Borovsky to play the forcible <13.f4> and Rubinstein's reply overlooks Znosko-Borovsky's winning <d5!> thrust.

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