Games
[Event "Prague"] [Site "Prague"] [Date "1943.04.24"] [Round "15"] [White "Dietze, Max"] [Black "Keres, Paul"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D92"] [Annotator "Soltis"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "1943.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventRounds "21"] [EventCountry "CZE"] [Source "Batsford"] [SourceDate "2015.10.29"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. Bf4 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nxd5 Qxd5 8. Bxc7 Nc6 9. e3 Bf5 10. Qa4 Qd7 11. Ba5 Nxd4 12. Qxd7 Nxf3+ 13. gxf3 Bxd7 14. Rb1 Bf5 15. e4 Be6 16. b3 Rfc8 17. Bd3 Bc3+ 18. Bxc3 Rxc3 19. Kd2 Rac8 20. Rhc1 {Diagram [#] Black's 17th move created a point of penetration for his rooks. But now he must allow a trade of at least one pair.} ({Isn't he winning easily after} 20. Rhc1 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Rxc1 22. Kxc1 Kg7 {followed by ...... Kh6-g5-h4? No it's not so simple after} 23. f4 {and Kd2-e3/Bf1.}) {Black opted for} 20... R3c5 21. Rxc5 Rxc5 {Then on} 22. Rc1 {he decided to keep his last rook.} Ra5 23. Bb1 Rh5 $1 {Diagram [#] Black will have a fast h-pawn after .... Rxh2 and .... h5. If White stopped that with 24.Rh1 Black would also be winning with 24. .... Rh3 folllowed by .... Kg7, .... g5 and .... Kf6-c5. White tried to raid the queenside with} 24. Rc7 Rxh2 25. Ke3 {But the h-pawn announced it's presence with} Rh1 26. Bd3 h5 $1 {The rest was} 27. f4 h4 28. f3 h3 29. Rc2 h2 30. Kd4 Bh3 31. Ke5 Rd1 32. Rxh2 f6+ {and White resigned in view of 33.Kd4 Bf1.} 0-1