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Joseph Holzwarth vs Adolf Albin
Kolisch Memorial (1890), Vienna AUH, rd 6, Jan-23
Slav Defense: Three Knights Variation (D15)  ·  0-1

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Sep-19-17  jumboshrimpscampi: That was an instructive game! I like the imbalance between the Bishop pair on the White side and the two Knights on the Black side. Related to that imbalance, I found an alternative move: After White played 15. f4, Black could play 15... h5!? with the idea of completely shutting down the White Bishop on g3. Stockfish suggests that White plays 16. h4 in response. Before that little variation, the Bishop only had one legal move. Now, it not only has only one legal move, but that move is a retreating move! After those to moves, Black can continue with his plan of playing N8d7 and Nc4 in either order.

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