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Frantisek Schubert vs Carl Schlechter
7th Trebitsch Memorial (1915), Vienna AUH, Dec-??
Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Endgame Variation (D34)  ·  0-1

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Oct-09-04
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  Chessical: After <20.Kxf1?> Shubert's position deteriorates. <22.e4> was his last chance, giving up the exchange for two pawns. Schlechter's opening play was accurate, and is still main line theory.
Oct-09-04  Pawn Ambush: Schlecther's Pins look like the devils work!
Dec-30-05  backyard pawn: Beautiful, beautiful. Schlecter's play is stunningly beautiful and efficient. Nothing accidental about it. Did I also say, it is beautiful? 17...., Bg5 is..... well.
Aug-12-07  Dr. Siggy: The performance of the former "Champion of Half of the World" in this particular game is more than beautiful: it is sublime!

In the opening, Schlechter provides a very strong argument against the nowadays still popular manoeuvre 9. Bg5 Be6 10. Rc1 against the Tarrasch Defense with 13... Ng4!. Black can get exactly the same position after 10... cxd4! 11. Nxd4 h6 12. Be3 Ng4!. White plays at best 13. Bf4, after which 13... Nxd4! 14. Qxd4 Bf6 15. Qa4 g5 16. Bd2 a6 17. Tfd1 b5 18. Dc2 Rc8 assures Black at least an even game.

The middle-game, after 20. Kxf1, is characterized by an amazing cornucopia of pinnings by Schlechter. The attack 22. h4 seems logical at first sight because if 22... Bf6? then 23. Nc3. However, after 22... Nxd5, White is dead lost: even 23. Qxd5 would be refuted by 23... Rf8+ 24. Ke1 (24. Kg1 Bxe3+) Qxg3+ 25. Kd1 Rd8 26. Rc8 Rxc8 27. hxg4 Qxe3 28. Qd2 (28. Ke1 Rc1+) Qg1+ 29. Qe1 Rc1+!...

Oct-20-09  Korch: Some annotations
http://korch.blogspot.com/2009/10/p...
Dec-14-13  Karpova: This game is from the VII. Leopold Trebitsch Tournament (October 30 to December 17, 1915*) and won a Brilliancy Prize:

The judges were Hugo Faehndrich and Bernhard Fleissig.

The prizes were 3 times 100 Crowns (donated by the <Freiherr von Rothschildstiftung> and 100 and 50 Crowns donated by Istvan Abonyi)

A prize of 100 Crowns received:

Schlechter (for this game)

Dr. Arthur Kaufmann (for von Popiel vs Kaufmann, not in the database)

Georg Marco (probably for F Schubert vs G Marco, 1915)

Richard Reti (for von Popiel vs Reti, not in the database)

The prize of 50 Crowns received Frantisek Schubert for F Schubert vs A Kaufmann, 1915.

Source: Pages 9-10 of the January-February 1916 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

* Page 247 of the November-December 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

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