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City of Amsterdam vs City of Eindhoven
City match (1918) (correspondence), Postal
French Defense: Classical. Alapin Variation (C14)  ·  1-0

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White has just played 14.Bd3. This was a postal game, so Black had some time to think about the position. In the end the Amsterdammer collective opted for
14...Na4.
15.0-0.
White is offering the b-pawn. Black reckons he can take it. I would not have taken it, because it leads to a game where White is having all the fun. I would have played 15...f6, and the whole game would have been different.
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Later, Black has something I have seen often, a classical pawn centre which is a weakness:


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