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Harry Nelson Pillsbury vs Jacques Mieses
Monte Carlo (1903), Monte Carlo MNC, rd 25, Mar-16
Queen's Gambit Declined: Albin Countergambit (D08)  ·  1-0

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Feb-21-02  knight: Black'mistake was 11...Nb4 as he missed 13.e6! winning the exchange.
Dec-01-04  error: I'd say that Black's mistake was 3...exc4?, as he abandons the pressure in the centre with the "d" Pawn –which is the spirit of the Albin Counter Gambit- and sacrifices the castling for nothing.
Feb-27-10
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  tamar: 11...Nb4? was really bad though.

Seeing the win of the exchange with 13 e6 , Pillsbury missed that 13 g3!! would have forced an even quicker resignation.

It looks very quiet, but there is no defense. The unfortunate position of Black's King and Queenside Rook makes any defense to the coming Bh3 impossible.

For example 13 g3! Ke8 14 Rxd7 Kxd7 15 Bh3+ Kd8 16 Rd1+ Bd6 17 exd6


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Or 13 g3 c6 14 Bh3 Rc7 15 e6 with even greater force since the rook on c7 is attacked.

Sep-20-15  Abdel Irada: I'd say that 3. ...exc4 would indeed be a mistake. :-D

Sep-20-15  TheFocus: <Abdel Irada> <I'd say that 3. ...exc4 would indeed be a mistake.>

It usually is.

Sep-20-15  john barleycorn: can an illegal move be a mistake? or is <Abdel> trying to be funny again?
Sep-20-15
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  OhioChessFan: No, he was answering <error>

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