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Josef Emil Krejcik vs Richard Reti
Vienna (1909), Vienna AUH, Feb-20
Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26)  ·  0-1



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Jul-09-12  Lovuschka: After 16.f5 (better was 16.Se4):

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Is White winning? (Black to move)

16...Bxf5!! 17.Rxf5 dxe5 and Black wins back the piece on a3, leading to Black advantage (for example, after 20.Qxa3 Qb6+ 21.Kh1 b4 22.Qc1 bxc3 23.Rxe5 White still could have played, Wiener Schachzeitung no.2/3, January-February 1910. Page 48-49).

Later, after 26.Bc4:

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Black to move. Easiest win?

26...a6!! 27.Qxa6 Qd7 28.Bd3 e4 (with exd3 and Qh3+ to follow).

A very nice tactical comeback by Réti, who surely looked bad after the opening but found the hidden weaknesses of the great humorist's position.

Feb-15-14  Karpova: This game is from the Vienna Chess Club Championship and was played in the last round, on February 20, 1909.

Source: Page 48 of the January-February 1910 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

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