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Akiba Rubinstein vs Paul F Johner
Karlsbad (1929), Karlsbad CSR, rd 15, Aug-18
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Berlin Variation (E38)  ·  1-0

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Jul-21-10
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  GrahamClayton: 30...ab4+? was a mistake, as it gives White an outside passed pawn, as well as allowing White to penetrate with his King.

The better option was 30..a4, keeping the position blocked. 31.b5 can be answered with 31...c5.

Feb-17-11  madhatter5: I think white still wins: 32.♗e2 ♔c7 33.♗d1 ♔d6 34.♗xa4 ♘xa4 35.♔b3 ♘b6 36.a4
Feb-18-11
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  Sastre: <madhatter5: I think white still wins: 32.e2 c7 33.d1 d6 34.xa4 xa4 35.b3 b6 36.a4> Black is winning after 36...c4+ 37.Kb4 c3 38.Kxc3 Nxa4+ 39.Kc4 Nb6+.
Apr-14-12  Karpova: A very instructive endgame again!


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With 41.h5 Akiva threatens to create another passed pawn - this time on the h-file after g5, so in order to stop this, Black has to weaken the e6-pawn.

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