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Albert von Rothschild vs Max Lange
NSB-01.Kongress (1868), Hamburg, rd 1, May-31
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Paulsen Variation (C51)  ·  0-1



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Dec-23-06  Rubenus: Last move should be #
Aug-07-12  Sem: Moshe is standing near the wall of the Rothschild palace in Paris, selling shoe laces. Along comes a friend, who exclaims: 'Moshe! Does Rothschild know?' Moshe, a bit tired: 'Look, I have an agreement with Rothschild: I won't lend out any money, and he won't sell shoe laces.'
Mar-13-15  zanzibar: Rothschild is said to have been a strong amateur player - but missing the absolute necessity of playing the forced 17.Kh1 here calls that into question:

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Instead of defending against the mate, White proceeds with 19.Nxb6, as if the alarm bells weren't ringing.

Mar-13-15  zanzibar: And if 17.Kh1 Bxf2 18.Rxf2 Qxf2 19.Qxf4 and then if 19...Qxe2 20.Bxg7! and it's Black who becomes vulnerable on the g-file.

Turn-about's fair play I guess you could say.

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