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David Bronstein vs Georgy Ilivitsky
USSR Championship (1948), Moscow URS, rd 4, Nov-15
Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Pillsbury Variation (D41)  ·  1-0



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Jul-02-05  Brown: After 32.Rcxd8 white's threat is 33.Nh6+ Kh8 34.Nxf7+ Kg8 Nxe5.

33.Nh6+ gxh6 34.Qxf7+ and mate next

33.Nh6+ Kf8 34.Qxf7#

Jul-25-05  Resignation Trap: Botvinnik in his personal notebook on Bronstein: "Like my game with Alekhine 1938, led to a Queen's Gambit Accepted, with an energetic combination cleared the center (!), maintained a good position, won with the first trick! On the 33rd move. Very accurate. But the opponent played the opening feebly."

See: Botvinnik vs Alekhine, 1938 .

Jun-13-11  Everett: 14.Nd5 is an eye-opener!
Oct-23-12  chrisfalter: The greedy 19...Bxb4 would be crushed by 20. Qd3 g6 (or f5) 21. Qd4, and the fork wins.
Oct-23-12  chrisfalter: I need to extend the line:
19...Bxb4 20. Qd3 g6 21. Qd4 f6 22. Bb3+ Kh8 23. Qxb4
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