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Akiba Rubinstein vs Menachem Oren (Chwojnik)
2nd Polish Championship (1927), Lodz POL, rd 6, Apr-??
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Variation (E32)  ·  1-0

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Apr-09-12  Karpova: After 18.exd6!!


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Tartakower: <From a technical point of view the text presents an interesting example of double check to the queen!> ('Shakhmatny Listok', 10/1927)

Source: Page 217 of J. Donaldson and N. Minev 'The Life and Games of Akiva Rubinstein - Volume 2: The Later Years', 2nd edition, Milford, USA, 2011.

Apr-09-12  syracrophy: After 18.exd6!!, Black's ♕xe1+ was not a "free" option - it was forced!

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The ♕ is being attacked twice <!> so here 18...♘e4 doesn't work. 18...♕f8 loses the ♕ outright to 19.dxc7+, and the last option, 18...♕g7 not only loses the exchange - but TWO exchanges! 19.dxc7+ ♔c8 <not 19...Kxc7? 20.Ne6+ wins the queen> 20.cxd8(♕)+ ♖xd8 <again the king in unable to recapture! The deadly forks!> 21.♘e6


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Convincing, isn't it?

Dec-04-13  Gottschalk: 10...gxf6 was very better.

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