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Chris Vlagsma vs Alberic O'Kelly de Galway
Hoogovens (1946), Beverwijk NED, rd 9, Jan-13
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. Beverwijk Variation (C65)  ·  0-1

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Nov-03-06
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Rather a sparkling debut for the Beverwijk Variation of the Ruy. Poor Vlagsma had no idea what train hit him.
Jun-22-14  sneaky pete: This game is from round 9. The round 1 debut A D de Groot vs O'Kelly, 1946 was less impressive.

The critical position arises after 15... Bxd6


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Hans Kmoch in the tournament book now advocates 16.Qxd6 Rad8 17.g4 Qxg4+ 18.Qg3 Qd1+ 19.Kg2 Nh5 20.Nd2 Qxa1 21.Qg4 ..


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with chances for both sides.

After 16.Rxb7 Ng4 white could still have played 17.Qxd6 .. (17... Nxe3 18.Qg3 ..). Every Russian schoolboy knows that after 16.Rxb7 Bxh2+


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is the way to go.

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