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Wilfried Paulsen vs Siegbert Tarrasch
Hamburg (1885), Hamburg GER, rd 7, Jul-17
Center Game: Berger Variation (C22)  ·  0-1

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Dec-12-15
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  Honza Cervenka: Quite sad story for W. Paulsen here. He got superior game from the opening and after 20...Nh7(?) played by Tarrasch to prevent intrusion of Knight on g5 or g6 he could have played 21.Bc2! (threatening Bxh7 with next Ng5) 21...Qf6 22.Bc5 Rfe8 (22...Rf7 23.Re6) 23.Rxe8+ Rxe8 24.Qh5 Re6 (24...Rd8 25.Re1; 24...Re2 25.Bxh7 Kxh7 25.Ng5+) 25.h4! (simple 25.Qxd5 is also good) 25...Bb6 26.Bxb6 axb6 27.Bxh7 Kxh7 28.Ng5+ . But black's position was still quite bad and after 25.Bxf8! Qxf8 (25...Kxf8? 26.Bg6) 26.Qd3 Re4 (this was mentioned by Tarrasch in his annotations of the game with an erroneous conclusion that now 27.f3 fails for 27...Ne5 with next 28...Rxh4 apparently missing that 27.f3 Ne5(?) 28.fxe4! Nxd3 29.Rxf8+ Rxf8 30.Bxd3 leaves white with extra piece but 27.f3?! gives white nothing more than draw after 27...Rxh4 28.Qh7+ Kf7 29.Qg6+ Kg8 etc. and white has far better continuation here) 27.Nf3 Bb6 (what else?) 28.Bb3 with threat Qxe4 and white simply wins Pd5 with decisive advantage. White was still a bit better when he suddenly hallucinated something and played to Tarrasch's astonishment 32.Nd6??, which good doctor has commented in his annotations: <"Even masters cannot avoid blunders. Two games in one day is a great load. Tout comprendre, c'est tout pardonner." (To understand everything is to forgive everything.)>
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