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Alfred Brinckmann vs Akiba Rubinstein
Budapest (1929), Budapest HUN, rd 7, Sep-08
Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Variation Accepted (C48)  ·  0-1



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May-21-06  Karpova: Another endgame study from Rubinstein.
Move 66, Black to play and win!

Black can hold the opposition and white is restricted to passivity due to Rubinstein's more active king and advanced pawns. 70...b4! is beautiful If 71.ab c3 wins.

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  AylerKupp: What an incredible game. I wonder how much of it Rubinstein calculated and how much he played based on general principles. Moves 42-44 set up the ending by driving White's king deep into the q-side since otherwise Black's pawns break through similarly to what they would have done after 70...b4 71.axb4 c3. But I refuse to believe that Rubinstein saw the ending at move 80 way back at move 42. Then again, nothing would surprise me.
Jul-09-13  thomastonk: Alfred Brinckmann wrote 1929: "In den modernen Meisterturnieren erleben wir nur selten reine Bauernendspiele. Schade eigentlich! Denn welch zauberhafte Möglichkeiten in so einfach erscheinenden Stellungen, wie der vorliegenden, schlummern, das tut der weitere Verlauf der Partie in den berückenden Wendungen dar. Rubinstein hat ein Meisterwerk vollbracht, das wie eine in der Stille des Studierzimmers entstandene Studie anmutet. Vielleicht darf ich für mich in Anspruch nehmen, denjenigen Widerstand geleistet zu haben, der die Voraussetzung für die ästhetische Wirksamkeit eines solchen Endspiels ist. Ich muss sagen: es war eine Lust, zu verlieren!"
Jun-05-16  Demna: How wins 71. ...c3? Is not white b-pawn also a queen?
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  SwitchingQuylthulg: <Demna> 70...b4 71.axb4 c3 72.bxc3+ Kc4!

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73.Kd2 a3 74.Kc1 Kxc3!

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75.b5 a2, or 75.Kb1 Kxb4 winning.

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  Retireborn: Rubinstein plays the line (4...Nd4) named after him, and wins by attrition and stealthily increasing his space advantage.

White could have held the draw with 59.Rf1 eg 59...Re1+ 60.Rxe1 Bxe1 61.g6 & 62.Bd4. Exchanging rooks himself leaves him on the Brinck of defeat (sorry!)

The pawn ending is played very precisely.

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