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Bernhard Horwitz vs Elijah Williams
London m3 (1852), rd 14, Mar-30
Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03)  ·  0-1

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Apr-29-16
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  offramp: White plays 18.Kh1.


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Williams sees a chance to complicate the game.
18...Re2!?


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White, threatened with ...Rxg2, now played 19.Rxf4, lost the exchange and then the game.

But there was a good move White could have played after 18....Re2. In fact there is only one move that keeps White in the game and, in fact, puts him on top!

19.dxc5!!


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This opens up the ♗b2's diagonal to g7.
If then 19...Rxg2 20.Bxg7!


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And you can see that Black is going to lose material.

It is pretty hard to see. Williams deserved the win for his enterprising play.

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