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Igors Zdanovs vs Milijs Brakmanis
7th Latvian congress group B (1938), Riga LAT, rd 5, Dec-27
French Defense: Tarrasch. Haberditz Variation (C03)  ·  0-1



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Sep-02-20  Delboy: What was white thinking when he played 12. f3?? Even the prosaic 13. ... Nf2+ wins the exchange for no compensation. Instead we are treated to the clever 13. ... Ng3+ 14. hxg3 Qg5, when white must play the humiliating 15. Rf2 to avoid mate
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  fredthebear: An advanced or exchanged f-pawn allows the opponent to play for a Greco's Mate pattern. In this case, White prevents it by returning the rook as <Delboy> states. Black needs his own rook on the h-file to complete the job, but one is not yet available.


The moral of the story is that it's dangerous to move the f-pawn w/long range pieces still on board.

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