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The review 1 number of the newspaper "64" for MARCH, 1936

by Boris Schipkov

Abroad.
Belgium. Sultanbeev was the winner of the Liege Championship 1936.
Latvia. Petrov became the champion of Riga - 14 from 16 scores.
United States of America. Correspondence Match between USA and England began on 1000 boards. Fine and Winter play on the first board.

Grandmaster Botvinnik gave a session of simultaneous play on 25 boards against the chessplayers of the Moscow garrison. Result +14, -1, =10.

Iljina-Genevskaya - Bobrovskaya [B30]
Leningrad W ch 1936

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 d6 4. h3?!
Too passive.
4...Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Nxd4?! 7. Qxd4 e5 8. Qd1
Interesting is 8. Bb5+ Bd7 9. Qa4.
8...Be7 9. Bc4 Be6








   
10. Bxe6?!
Better is 10. Bb3.
10...fxe6 11. O-O O-O 12. Qd3 Rc8 13. Bg5 Qb6 14. Rab1 Rf7 15. Be3 Qc6 16. Rfd1 a6 17. Rd2 Qc4 18. f3 Qxd3 19. cxd3?!
More precise is 19. Rxd3.
19...d5!








   
20. Nd1?
Correct is 20. d4! with equality.
20...Bb4?!
Stronger is 20... d4! 21. Bg5 Nxe4.
21. Re2 Nh5 22. a3 Bc5?
Better is 22... Ng3! 23. Rf2 Be1.
23. Bxc5 Rxc5 24. Nf2?!
Better is 24. b4!.
24...Rfc7
Better is 24...d4.
25. Ree1 Rc2? 26. Red1?
Better is 26. exd5.
26...Nf4 27. Kf1 Re2 28. Re1 Rxe1+ 29. Rxe1 Rc2 30. Rb1 b6 31. g3 Ne2 32. g4?
Weakening pawns on the kingside.
32...Nf4
Winning.
33. Ke1 Kf7 34. b4 Kf6 35. Rb3 Kg5 36. Kf1 Rc1+ 37. Nd1 Rxd1+ 38. Kf2 Rxd3 39. Rxd3 Nxd3+
White resigned. 0-1

Rudenko - Mandelstam [A03]
Leningrad W ch 1936

1. f4 d5 2. b3 Bf5 3. Bb2 e6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Be2 Bc5 7. O-O O-O 8. Nc3 a6 9. Nh4 Re8 10. g4








   
10...Ne4! 11. Nxf5 exf5 12. Nxe4
If 12. Nxd5?! then 12...c6 13. d4 (13. Nc3 Nxd2) 13... Bd6 14. Nc3 Nxc3 15. Bxc3 Rxe3 with some edge to Black.
12...fxe4 13. Qe1 h6 14. h4 Be7 15. g5 hxg5 16. fxg5
Interesting is 16. hxg5.









   
16...f6?
The decisive error. Black weakens her kingside. Correct is 16... Bd6! 17. Qf2 Qe7 18. Qg2 Be5 with counterplay.
17. Qf2 Rf8 18. Qf5
White has a winning attack.
18...c6 19. g6 Re8 20. Qe6+ Kh8 21. Rf5
Black resigned. 1-0

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