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Fred Dewhirst Yates vs Hans Kmoch
London Olympiad (1927), London ENG, rd 7, Jul-22
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Wormald Attack (C77)  ·  0-1



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Jul-12-14  jerseybob: This game is contained in a book I once had featuring various masters annotating their favorite games. Not a perfect game, but entertaining, gritty and real.
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  offramp: There is a very instructive moment in this game.

White has just played 43.Rd1xRd3:

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Kmoch plays what looks like a neat Zwischenzug: 43...Nc5.

One thing I <have> learnt about chess is that if you try to be too clever, you may end up with egg on the face. Here Kmoch was lucky, as Yates simply retreated his queen to c2. But he could have played ...

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Black is poleaxed!

Oct-20-15  jerseybob: <offramp> Yup, looks convincing. I don't remember if Kmoch included that in his notes or not.

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