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Erich Karstens vs Friesicke
Berlin (1937), Berlin GER
Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32)  ·  1-0



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Mar-28-04  crippledpawn: Sweet and sneaky!!
Most moves seemed natural in appearence!!
Feb-24-06  dakgootje: Wow thats a nice finish =)

not too smart of black to castle that way ;-)

Nov-04-07  Autoreparaturwerkbau: 18.? Who would have thought, we actually have mate-in-2!
Oct-26-10  sevenseaman: One subtle point in the final consummation of the mate is that White Q on h6 has no role that is not being performed by the White pawn on f6. Any other dumb piece on h6 would have held down h7, and its not really a Q sacrifice.

Such games leave you feeling empty even if you are on the winning side. Why so? TBH I've no plausible answer. So a little waffle; okay, you get home early, but did you get some chess?

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  sea7kenp: So how many Mates *are* there, in the Final Position? Let's see: 18 ... Bxh6, 19 Nxf7#. 18 ... Be6, 19 Qxh7#. 18 ... Rg7, 19 fxg7+ Bxg7, 20 Qxh7#.

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