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Israel Albert Horowitz vs Irving Chernev
New York ch-USA (1944), New York, NY USA, rd 6, Apr-21
Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Modern Variation General (B83)  ·  1-0

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Dec-15-06  ToTheDeath: Clash of the old school chess writers! Not exactly subtle play by White, but it gets the job done.
Dec-15-06  bumpmobile: This is why I will never be good at chess. What was the point of 13. a4? He plays 12 moves of pushing pawns on the kingside, developing his pieces to the kingside, and chasing defenders away from the kingside. Then one move on the queenside and anoter 12 moves on the kingside. <ToTheDeath: Not exactly subtle play> I would agree with you except for that one move. These subtlties are lost on me.
Dec-16-06  JBCabell: 13. a4 is pretty much a standard prophylactic move in the Schev., usually when when black plays Qc7. At a glance, it prevents an immediate b5 and impedes black's normal queenside development. Black could play b6, with the intention of putting the bishop on b7 (the ideal place for it), but white can often answer b6 with an immediate exhange on c6 and then push e5 with a threat on the rook. Pawn to a4 seems to have done it's job in this game.
Nov-15-10  KokeFischer: 26: a5 is an idea worth noting.
It makes room to the QR. The rook makes a fast transition to K flank where it contributes decisively to the final kill.
Nov-15-11  AnalyzeThis: Old Horowitz new how to pull off a mating attack!
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