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Henry Wellsteed Apperly vs Alexander C Palmer
QLD ch (1896), Brisbane AUS, rd 11, Nov-23
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. Improved Steinitz Defense (C66)  ·  1-0

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Jan-11-16  optimal play: 10.Bf4 was a novelty

15...Qh4? Not sure why Black doesn't capture the pawn at b2

After 15...Qxb2 16.Rb1 Qxa2 17.Rxb7 Bg5 and Palmer still comes out a pawn ahead with a good game.


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35...b6?? Black was already in some trouble but he still might have been able to extricate himself with 35...Kf8

36.a6! wins

After eleven games, Apperly is now only one point away from the title.

0-0-0-1-1-½-1-½-1-0-1 (+5 =2 -4) 6/11 Apperly

1-1-1-0-0-½-0-½-0-1-0 (+4 =2 -5) 5/11 Palmer

The Champion of Queensland to be decided upon the first player to reach seven points.

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