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Semion Alapin vs George Hatfeild Gossip
Breslau (1889), Breslau GER, rd 1, Jul-15
Bishop's Opening: General (C23)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  Honza Cervenka: 27.b4 was a mistake, which led to the loss of important Pawn. 53...Rc3 was winning. Also 40...a5! with idea 41.Rc2 Kb6 preparing d6-d5 should be winning.
Mar-27-19  Straclonoor: <53...Rc3 was winning.> Yes.

53....Rf6 goes to serious advantage.

Analysis by Stockfish 231218 64 POPCNT:

1. -+ (-5.36): 53...Rc3 54.Rd1 Rxc4+ 55.Kb3 Rc5 56.Ka4 d5 57.Re8 Rc4+ 58.Kb3 a4+ 59.Ka2 Rc2+ 60.Kb1 Rc5 61.Rd4 Rxh5 62.Re6+ Ka5 63.Re5 Rh1+ 64.Kb2 Rh2+ 65.Kb1 f4 66.Rexd5 Rxd5 67.Rxd5+ Kb6 68.Rf5 e3 69.Rf6+ Kb5 70.Rxf4 e2 71.Re4 Rh1+ 72.Kc2 e1Q

2. -+ (-3.36): 53...Rf6 54.c5+ dxc5 55.Re5 e3 56.Rh2 Rd6 57.Kb3 a4+ 58.Kc3 Rd1 59.h6 e2+ 60.Kc2 e1R 61.Rxe1 Rxe1 62.h7 Re8 63.h8Q Rxh8 64.Rxh8 Kc6 65.Rf8 Kd5 66.Kd2 f4 67.Ke2 Re3+ 68.Kf2 c4 69.Rxf4 Rxa3

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