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Siegbert Tarrasch vs Carl Schlechter
Tarrasch - Schlechter (1911), Cologne GER, rd 6, Jul-11
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Steinitz Deferred (C79)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jul-01-07  DWINS: Grandmasters have such good tactical eyes.

From "Combinations: The Heart of Chess" by Irving Chernev.

"White has just moved his Queen to f5, attacking two pieces. The plausible reply is of course 33...Ne6, rescuing both pieces in the simplest way. If Black had played this instinctively, he would have fallen into a beautiful mating combination, as follows:

33...Ne6 34.Qh7+ Kf8 35.Qh8+ Ke7 36.Rxf7+! Kxf7 37.Bg6+! Kxg6

Or 37...Ke7 38.Qe8#

38.Qh5!#"

Aug-06-20  KrishK8055: The sheer precision of the play is ridiculous almost scary when I analysed with stockfish, just one move the Qf5 attacking both pieces allowed black to snatch a draw
Aug-07-20
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  offramp: Schlechter played 29...g5.


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Tarrasch played 30.fxg5. I think a more natural move is
30.f5.


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I am sure Black would have replied
30...Nf4, threatening the queen and the ♙h3. But White could ignore the pawn and play
31.Qe4!


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Black could take the pawn with
31... Nxh3+
32. Kg2 Nf4+
33. Bxf4 Qxe4+
34. Bxe4 gxf4
35. Kf3 Bg5.


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I think White is a lot better.

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