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E Kursk vs Paul Keres
Tallinn, Est ch (1935), rd 8, Jan-05
Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Old Variation (D48)  ·  0-1

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Oct-02-06  Bob726: Great game by keres!
Oct-02-06  percyblakeney: "The Kursk Battle" or maybe "Kursk Tanked"...
Oct-02-06  DefianceX: Why not 14.. Bxc3+??
Feb-20-11  Bignevermo: yeah defiance..... even i saw that one.... i see no refutaion... white will lose a rook for a bishop!
Feb-20-11  goodevans: <DefianceX>, <Bignevermo>, Perhaps because grabbing the exchange allows white the initiative because of the attack on the Ra8, e.g.

14 ... Bxc3+ 15 Bd2 Bxa1 16 Qxa1 Rg8 17 Bxh7 Rxg2 18 Qh8+ Ke7 19 Bb4+

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