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Carl Schlechter vs Heinrich Wolf
Vienna (1899), Vienna AUH, rd 3, Dec-20
Queen's Gambit Declined: Three Knights Variation. General (D37)  ·  1-0

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Oct-23-04
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  Chessical: Wolf comes close to equalising out of the opening, but makes a careless move <18....Rcd8?> which Schlechter takes immediate tactical advantage of with: 19.Nxd5!

Wolf should have perferred: <18...Bd6!?> 19.g3 Qe7 20.Bxc8 Bxc8=

<35.b4+> Kc6 36.b5+ Kc7 37.Qg7+ Kb8 is Schlechter's winning plan, but <35.Qg7!> d4 (35...Bc6 36.Qc3+ Kb5 37.Be2#) 36.Qxb7 dxe3 37.fxe3 is even neater.

Oct-23-04  aw1988: "If Pillsbury has played ♘e5 then black is lost." Schlechter wants this famous quote named after him. :)
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