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David Janowski vs Emanuel Lasker
Lasker - Janowski (1909), Paris FRA, rd 1, May-12
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. Hedgehog Variation (C66)  ·  0-1



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Mar-03-17  offramp: Crucial moment at move 26.

26. Bc5! is best.

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(<26... Re8

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27. Qh5 fxe4 28. Bxe4+ Kh8 29. Rf1 Re6 30. Rf7

(<30. Rxd7 Qxd7 31. Qf5

(<31. Rf7 Nf6 32. Rxd7 Nxh5 33. Bxa8 e4!>)

31... Bf8 32. Bxf8 Rxf8 33. Qxf8 Qd4+ 34. Kh2 Qxe4>)

30... Nf6

(<30... Bc6 31. Qg4>)

(<30... Be8 31. Qf5>)

31. Qg6 Qg8 32. Bxa8 Be8 33. Rd8>)

(<26... Nf6

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27. Bxf8 fxe4 28. Bxg7 exd3 29. Qxe5 dxc2 30. Bxf6 cxd1=Q 31. Qe7+ Kg6 32. Qg7+ Kf5 33. g4+>)

(<26... Bc6

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27. Bxf8 Bxf8 (<27... Qxf8 "<is useless because of>" - Marco

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28. Rf1 <<but then Black can play>> Kh8!=>)

28. Qh5

(<28. Ng5+ hxg5 29. Qh5+ Nh6 30. Rxe5 Be8 31. Qxg5 Bg6 32. Rde1 Nf7 33. Qh4+ Kg8 34. Re6 Bh7>)

28... fxe4 29. Rxe4 Kh8 30. Rxe5 Bg7

(<30... Qd7 31. Rf1 Bg7

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(<31... Qg7!=>)

32. Rf7

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(<32. Qg6 Bxe5 33. Rf7 Qxf7>)

32... Qd4+ 33. Kh1 Nf6

(<33... Qxe5 34. Qxe5 Bxe5 35. Rh7#>)

34. Qg6 Rg8 35. Ree7

(<35. Rxf6 Bxg2+>)>)

31.Rf1 Be8 32. Rf7>)

27. Bxe4+ Bf5 28. Bxf8 Qxf8 29. Rf1 Qc5+ 30. Kh2 .

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