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Alexander Alekhine vs Julio Ganzo Mediavilla
Salamanca off-hand (1944), Salamanca ESP, Apr-??
Spanish Game: Open Variations. Main Lines (C80)  ·  1-0



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Jun-03-04  pawn2E4: alright!........some of you power players out there,enlighten me please!...what's happens after...11...Q-d7?
Jun-03-04  Yuri54: 12.Nd4
Feb-13-06  Joao Quintas Godinho: why did he resign?
Feb-13-06  Fan of Leko: <why did he resign?> To find out you have to read the Ganzo Papers- Fear & Loathing in Salamanca.
Feb-13-06  Jim Bartle: Since "ganso" means goose in Spanish, he realized his was cooked.
Nov-11-07  PAWNTOEFOUR: i asked that question back in '04......see how much i've learned
Nov-12-07  RookFile: <Joao Quintas Godinho: why did he resign? >

Try and find a defense to 11..... Qd7 12. Nd4 or 11.... Bd7 12. Qxd5.

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  beatgiant: Right, 10...Be7? is losing. I think the book move here (and practically forced) is 10...Nc5, with a long game ahead.
Nov-09-15  TheFocus: An off-hand game played in Salamanca on April 2or 3, 1944.

See <A. Alekhine>, pg. 25.

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