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Frank Marshall vs David Janowski
Janowski - Marshall, Match 5 (1916), New York, NY USA, rd 8, Jun-15
Three Knights Opening: Steinitz Defense (C46)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  offramp: Janowsky was mightily lucky that Marshall had no pressing need to win this game.

Marshall gets one of his huge and beautiful attacks.

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23. Bxd6+! Which may have shocked Janowsky; he might have only expected 23. e5. 23...cxd6 24. Rxf6 Qc4 25. Qa3 Kxf6 26. Nxd6 Qe2 27. Qc3+ Ke6 28. Qb3+ Ke5

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And now in this position Marshall played 29. Qxf7

He could have played 29. Nxf7+ Kf6

<(29... Kf4 30. Qg3+ Kxe4 31. Nd6#)>

30. Rd6+ Kg7 31. Qc3+ Kf8 32. Rf6

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...which looks very very strong!

So the game went on.
29...Qxd1+! which looks like the best chance. But in the final position,

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only White had winning chances - but he didn't need a win!

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