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Robert Henry Steinmeyer vs Norman C Wilder
49th US Open (1948), Baltimore, MD USA, rd 1, Jul-05
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76)  ·  1-0

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Nov-04-11
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  Phony Benoni: <Final position>


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After <25...Qd7> (most other moves allow 26.Qg7+ Rxg7 27.fxg7#), White doesn't even have to bother with 26.Bb5. Instead, <26.Nf4!> is mate in four, an unexpected line being 26...Rxf6 27.Qxf6+ Rxf6 28.Rxg8#.

Thanks to my Bozo 0.5 engine for spotting that one.

Apr-19-15
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  Phony Benoni: And I was amazed by the defensive idea of <12...Kh8>. In this sort of Dragon, the king is going to be so much safer there.
Oct-24-20
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  master8ch: White's 25th move should've been his 24th.
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  FSR: Worst-played Dragon ever?
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  moronovich: It is shurely up there.

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