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Gustav Richard Neumann vs Bernhard von Guretzky-Cornitz
Unknown (1863)
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Greco Gambit Mason Gambit (C54)  ·  1-0

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Jul-22-05  Autoreparaturwerkbau: So why not 12...Nxd6?
May-02-14
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  offramp: After 4...Nf6 the position looks pretty standard. Both sides are developing.


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White plays 7.cxd4


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...and black begins his devolution.

11...Ne8


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...Like a red rag to a bull! The trouble is - how do you attack the black position? Neumann does it very well. He starts off with 12.d6. It is not immediately obvious that 12...Nxd6 loses to 13.Rxe7!! Qxe7 14.Nd5! and black's queen is pushed around like a soggy waffle.

Black played something else, but was soon in a wee bit of trouble:


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