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Akiba Rubinstein vs Georg Salwe
Ostend-B (1907), Ostend BEL, rd 25, Jun-18
Formation: Queen Pawn Game: London System (D02)  ·  1-0



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Nov-07-04  iron maiden: Salwe overlooked the back-rank mate after 31...Re8 32. Bxe4 Rxe4 33. Rxe4 Rxe4 34. Rc8+.
Nov-18-14  MarkFinan: <<iron┬ámaiden: Salwe overlooked the back-rank mate after 31...Re8 32. Bxe4 Rxe4 33. Rxe4 Rxe4 34. Rc8+.>>

I realize that you're long gone but I'll say this anyway. Salwe didn't overlook the back rank mate, he just blundered by playing a move even I wouldn't have played.. 30..Nxe4??

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If he couldn't see the bishop move coming I wonder how he'd have faired against any 1800 rated player of today.

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