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J Cesena vs J Dyke
San Francisco (1979), San Francisco, CA USA
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Traxler Counterattack Knight sac line (C57)  ·  0-1



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Mar-15-08  condor: Surely one of the most beautiful finishes ever?
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  GrahamClayton: A humorous finish - Black mates with their last remaining piece, while being 2 rooks and 2 minor pieces down in material.
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  Phony Benoni: A couple of Similarly outnumbered are: F Young vs L Dore, 1892 and B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893.
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  kbob: I encountered the position at move 17 as a tactics puzzle, but some knucklehead editor had added a third white knight on h4. It doesn't change the solution, but I skipped over the puzzle as an obvious misprint, and so missed my chance to find this beautiful mate. Not that I would have anyway.

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