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Larry Evans vs Raymond Weinstein
US Championship (1963/64), New York, NY USA, rd 5, Dec-21
Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defense (D38)  ·  0-1



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May-21-10  jerseybob: Evans has a colossal hallucination in this one. After 17.Ne4 maybe he was expecting 17..dxe4,when after 18.Bxe3 it's smooth sailing. But 17..Nxe4! is a rude slap in the face, and suddenly the "win" of the exchange isn't such a win after all.
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  SwitchingQuylthulg: On moves 34 and 35 White could have escaped with Rcxc2!:

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34.Rcxc2! Nxc2 35.Rd8+ Kh7 36.Qe8 Qc7+ 37.g3

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and Black has to sacrifice his queen to stop mate.

Jun-29-18  jerseybob: <SwitchingQuylthulg: On moves 34 and 35 White could have escaped with Rcxc2! 34.Rcxc2! Nxc2 35.Rd8+ Kh7 36.Qe8 Qc7+ 37.g3 and Black has to sacrifice his queen to stop mate.> Looks good. But after 37..Qxe8 38.QxQ,Nd4!? black may still hold the draw.

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