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Max Euwe vs Gerald Abrahams
Bournemouth (1939), Bournemouth ENG, rd 7, Aug-21
Polish Defense: General (A40)  ·  1-0



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  wwall: Instead of 6...d5?, perhaps 6...Nf6

If 7...dxc4 8.Qxb7 Nd7 9.Nge2 c5 10.d5

If 9...Nc2+ 10.Kf1 Nxa1 11.Qc6+ Ke7 12.Bg5+ Nf6 13.dxe6 and if 13...fxe6 14.Qxe6 mate

If 10...Nc2+ 11.Kf1 Nxa1 12.dxe6 fxe6 13.Qxa6+ Qe7 14.Nd5 Qxe6 15.Nxc7+ and 16.Nxe6, and White is winning.

If 11...Nxb5 12.Qxb5+ Qd7 13.dxe6 wins.

After 14.Qb7+ Qd7 15.Qxd7 mate.

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  FSR: Of Black's play in this game, I can only say, "euwe."
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  Jonathan Sarfati: Euwe beat Abrahams twice in under 20 moves each.
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  Phony Benoni: Most versions I have seen (such as "Chess Review", October 1939, p.209) end the game with <12.d6+>, the last two move in our score being given as part of the analysis of the final position. Any more information on which version is correct?
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  profK: I think the Dragon beat St George on this occasion !!!

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