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Cenek Kottnauer vs George Alan Thomas
ENG-CSR (1947), London ENG, rd 1, Jun-14
Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern Variation (D50)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Sep-15-21  Straclonoor:

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Simple pawn ending. Very close to Von Scheve vs A Schottlaender, 1892 Black could won it.

Analysis by Stockfish 030721:

1. -+ (-73.12): 44...Kd5 45.Kc3 Ke4 46.Kd2 Kf3 47.Ke1 g5 48.g4 Kg2 49.Ke2 Kxh3 50.f3 Kg3 51.Ke3 f6 52.Ke4 Kf2 53.f4 Kg3 54.f5 Kxg4 55.Ke3 Kxf5 56.Kf3 h5 57.Kg3 Ke4 58.Kf2 f5 59.Ke2 f4 60.Kf2 f3 61.Ke1 Ke3 62.Kd1 f2 63.Kc1 Kf4 64.Kd2 Kg3 65.Kc2 f1Q 66.Kb3 h4 67.Kb4

2. -+ (-72.12): 44...Ke5 45.Kc3 Ke4 46.Kd2 Kf3 47.Ke1 g5 48.g4 Kg2 49.Ke2 Kxh3 50.f3 Kg3 51.Ke3 f6 52.Ke2 Kf4 53.Kf2 f5 54.gxf5 Kxf5 55.Kg3 h6 56.Kf2 Kf4 57.Ke2 h5 58.Kf2 h4 59.Ke2 Kg3 60.Ke3 h3 61.Ke4 h2 62.f4 h1Q+ 63.Kf5 gxf4 64.Kg6 Kg4 65.Kg7 f3 66.Kf6 Qh6+ 67.Ke5

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  Honza Cervenka: 54...Kg5?? threw away the win. 54...Kh3 wins easily.

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