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Alexander Kotov vs Isaac Kashdan
URS-USA (1946), Moscow URS, rd 1, Sep-12
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Bishop Attack (E47)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Feb-05-18  jerseybob: According to a 1946 Chess Review annotation, 52..Kf5? throws away the win, and 52..Kf7 was correct.
Sep-18-18  cwcarlson: 51.♖c7?-+; 51.♖d1 ♔e6 52.♖b1 ♔d7 53.♖d1= Houdini. "Black reciprocates the opponent's mistake and does not exploit the free f6 square for a win by 52 ...♔f7 53 ♖c7 ♔f6 54 ♖c6 ♔g5. On 52 ...♔f7 no good is 53.♔c7 ♖a7 54.♔d6 ♖xb7 55. ♔xe5 ♖e7! and Black wins." - Kotov

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