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Yakov Estrin vs Vasily Smyslov
Moscow Championship (1946), Moscow URS
Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Spielmann Defense (C56)  ·  0-1



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Sep-17-07  wolfmaster: Good game.
Sep-11-09  King.Arthur.Brazil: Rarely you see celebrities playing old opennings! 7...d5! let's go to the tatics!9...Be6 (cannot reply Ng5 cause of Qxh2, and if 10.h3 black would reply h5! with attack.10. Na3!(treat Nb5) a6, 11.Bxe6 fxe6, 12.b4 Bb6 13.Nc4 and white has the attack!12...0-0-0 I scape! 14.h3 h5! It's clear that black will not retire his N (sac!) and white QS is undeveloped! 17...g3! Me first! so Rd3 win the Q, and the game! (could resign) White lose more one piece...for the less
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  profK: I always like it when authors of a particular opening book are taken to task in their own opening by another player. Hans Berliner did a brilliant job on Estrin with the Two Knights in the WCC he won.

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