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Andre Lilienthal vs Lev Aronin
USSR Championship (1948), Moscow URS, rd 12, Nov-29
Slav Defense: Czech Variation. Classical System (D18)  ·  1-0

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Aug-07-05
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  Honza Cervenka: Pretty game. If you have an initiative, never let it go.
Aug-07-05
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  paulalbert: Dobry den, Honza Cervenka. Haven't been to Prague in a long time. I had not seen this game before. I like the constant offer of deflection sacrifices which cannot be accepted because of back rank mate. Lilienthal, though never quite in the super elite group, was an incredibly strong player. Even at 95 now he's still much better than I can ever be. Paul Albert
Aug-07-05  euripides: Mark Dvoretsky did a couple of very nice columns in 'The instructor' on chesscafe.com about Lilienthal's games from a mainly strategic perspective. I think he was capable of very deep play.
Aug-07-05
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  Honza Cervenka: Srdecne zdravim, Paul Albert. I have come across this game incidentally today for the first time too and Lilienthal's continuous pressure driven by great tactical artifice impressed me very much at first glance. A superb game of superb player.
Dec-19-10  wordfunph: Lilienthal - Aronin

after 32...Qd7


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33.Qxb7! threatening back-rank mate..

Dec-09-12
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  GrahamClayton: 31.♕xb7 or 31.♕xe5 would allow Black to play 31...♔f8, bringing the King to the defence of the pinned bishop.
Jan-15-21
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  plang: 10..Bg6 is more popular and has scored a lot better than Aronin's 10..Bg4. 12..Bxf3 giving White the two bishops is questionable; 12..Bh5 is the main line. After 16 a5 Black is just worse. 31..Rxf4 32 Qxe5 is also decisive.

Lilienthal's play with the initiative here is quite attractive.

Jan-16-21
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  fredthebear: <Honza Cervenka: Pretty game. If you have an initiative, never let it go.>

Indeed!

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