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Carl Schlechter vs Oldrich Duras
San Sebastian (1911), San Sebastian ESP, rd 5, Feb-27
Four Knights Game: Spanish. Symmetrical Variation (C49)  ·  1-0



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  whiteshark: When playing <10. f4!> white wants to sacrify a piece. He has judged the consequences quite accurately.
As a result of the combination white has a dominating position after <21. Nf3>, although he has only a pawn for the piece.
Jun-06-12  shalgo: Stockfish suggests various improvements for Black, such as 16...Kh8, 18...Be6, and 21...Bd7, although none of these appears to be a refutation of Schlechter's idea--they just allow Black to stay in the game.
Nov-10-19  jeupham: 10...d5 appears to be the refutation if indeed there is one. Still an incredible game from Carl Schlechter.

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