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Efim Bogoljubov vs Akiba Rubinstein
Bad Kissingen (1928), Bad Kissingen GER, rd 7, Aug-18
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical Defense. Alekhine System Main Line (D29)  ·  1-0



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  wwall: 31...Be7 may be best.

If 32...Kh8, then 33.Qh5 Nf6 34.Rxf6 will mate.

If 34.Nxf7, then 34...Nxf4 35.Qh8+ Kxf7 36.Rxf4+ Bf6 37.Rxf6+ gxf6 38.Qh7+ Ke8 39.Qxc7 Rf7 40.Qc4 Re7 41.Qxb4 Rg7 42.g3 Bf3 and Black should win.

After 34.Ng6!, White threatens mate with 35.Qh8. If 34...fxg6, then 35.Rxf8 mate. If 34...f5, then 35.Nxd5 Bxd5 36.Qh8+ Kf7 37.Qxf8+ Kxg6 38.Qxd8 Rc2 39.Qe8+ Kg5 40.h4+ Kh6 41.Qh8+ Kg6 42.h5+ Kg5 43.Qd8+ Kh6 44.R4f2 or 44.R1f2.

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