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Eduard Dyckhoff vs Erich Eliskases
Ebensee (1930), rd 3
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights Variation (E21)  ·  0-1



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  g15713: E. 1.0
White to move at 62

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<"White must win the h-pawn as"> Mueller

62. Rxe4+ Rxe4+ 63. Rxe4+ White loses


Game continued:

62. Rh6 Kg4 63. Rhxh5 (or Rexh5 draws also)

E. 1.1
Black to move at 63

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Syzygy says this position White can draw

Karsten Mueller analyzes this ending extensively on pages 239 to 240 in his chess book, <Understanding Rook Endgames>. I will only highlight certain moves.

Game continued:

63...Re1 64. Kb3? <Ref5!> Rc7 65. Kb2 Kf4? <Re2+!> 66. Re8 Re2+ 67. Kb3 Rd7 68. Rh4+ Kf3 69. Kc4? <Rh3+> Re1? <Rc7+> 70. Rf8+ Kg3 71. Rff4 Rc1+ 72. Kb3? <Kb5!> Rb7+ 73. Ka2 Rc2+ 74. Ka1 e3 75. Rhg4+ Kh3 76. Rh4+ Kg2 77. Rhg4+ Kh2 78. Rf6 Rg2 79. Re4 Rd7 80. Rb6 Rd1+ 81. Rb1 Rxb1+ 82. Kxb1 e2 83. Kc1 Kg1 84. Kd2 Kf1 85. Rf4+ Rf2 0-1

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