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Samuel Reshevsky vs Vladimir Alatortsev
Leningrad/Moscow training (1939), Leningrad/Moscow RUS, rd 11, Jan-18
Kangaroo Defense: Keres Defense. Transpositional Variation (E00)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Feb-14-08  Resignation Trap: Alatortsev allowed Reshevsky to get a draw by threefold repetition of position, but the final position is a forced win for Black.

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The win against white's toughest defense runs 75...Nb7+ 76.Kc6 Nd8+ 77.Kd6 Nf7+ 78.Kc6 Ne5+ 79.Kd6 Nd7! 80.Ne3+ Kd3 81.Nd5 b5! 82.Nb6 c4 83.Nd5 Kd4 84.Nb4 c3 85.Nc6+ Kc4 86.Na5+ Kd3 87.Nb3 c2 88.Kd5 b4 89.Nc1+ Kd2 90.Nb3+ Kc3 91.Nc1 b3 92.Ne2+ Kb4 93.Nc1 b2 94.Nd3+ Kb3 and the rest is easy.

Jun-10-14  Resignation Trap: A cartoonist had a good time with the outcome of this game: https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd....

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