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The review 5 numbers of the newspaper "64" for MARCH , 1939

by Boris Schipkov

The international tournament took place in Kemeri and Riga 4-20.3.1939.
Final standings : 1. S. Flor - 12 from 15 scores; 2. L. Szabo and G. Stahlberg - 11; 4. V. Mikenas - 10.5; 5. Beek (Book) - 10; 6. Feigin - 9; 7. E. Bogoliubov - 8.5; 8. V. Petrov - 8; etc.
The Kashdan - Horowitz Match took place in USA.
Kashdan - Horowitz 5-5 (+2, -2, =6).

Smyslov, V. - Tolush, A. [C16]
Moscow 1939

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Ba5 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. Qg4?!
A dubious move. Better is 7. b4 Bb6 8. Nf3.
7...c5 8. b4?!
Correct was 8. Be3.
8...cxd4 9. f4 dxc3 10. bxa5 Nc5 11. Bb5+ Bd7 12. Qxg7 Rg8 13. Bxd7+ Qxd7 14. Qxh7 Rxg2 15. Qh3 Rg8 16. Qxc3 Rc8 17. Ne2 Nf5 18. a4








   
18...d4! 19. Qf3 d3 20. cxd3 Nxd3+ 21. Kf1 Nh4 22. Qh3 Nxc1 23. Qxh4 Qd3 24. Qh5 Rc2
White resigned. 0-1

Beek, E. - Mikenas, V. [B08]
Kemeri-Riga 1939

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. h3 Nf6 6. Be3 O-O 7. d5 Nb8 8. Qd2 c6
Interesting is 8... e6.
9. Be2 Nbd7 10. O-O Qc7
More precise is 10... cxd5 11. exd5 Nb6 12. Rad1 Bf5.
11. Rad1 Rd8 12. Bh6 Bh8 13. Rfe1 Nc5 14. Bf1 a5 15. Qe3 Bd7 16. e5 Nh5 17. g4 Ng7 18. Ng5 Be8 19. exd6 exd6 20. Nce4 Nxe4 21. Nxe4 f5 22. Nf6+ Kf7 23. dxc6 bxc6








   
24. Bc4+
Possible is 24. Rxd6!! Rxd6 25. Bc4+ Rd5 26. Nxd5 Qd6 27. Nf6+ Ne6 28. Bxe6+ Ke7 29. Bc8+ Kd8 30. Qb6+ Kxc8 31. Rxe8+ Qd8 32. Rxd8 checkmate.
24...d5 25. Rxd5!!
A nice blow.
25...cxd5 26. Nxd5 Qd6
If 26... Bb5 then 27. Bb3!
27. Nf6+! Ne6 28. Bxe6+
Black resigned. 1-0

Konstantinopolsky, A. - Panov, V. [C97]
Leningrad 1939

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qc7 12. a4 b4 13. cxb4 cxb4 14. b3 Bb7 15. Bb2 Rac8 16. Bd3 d5!








   
17. Nbd2 dxe4 18. Rc1 Qd7 19. Rxc8
Deserving attention is 19. Nxe5 Rxc1 20. Qxc1 Qd5 21. Nxe4 Nxb3 22. Qd1 Na5 23. Qf3.
19...Rxc8 20. Nxe4 exd4 21. Ne5 Qd5 22. Nxf6+ Bxf6 23. Be4 Qd6 24. Bxb7 Nxb7 25. Ng4 Bg5 26. Qf3 Nc5 27. Qf5 Qd8 28. Bxd4 Nxb3 29. Bb2








   
29...Bc1?
Stronger is 29... Nc5 30. Ne5 f6 31. Nf3 Bh6 and Black has an advantage.
30. Nf6+! gxf6 31. Bxf6 Qxf6
If 31...Rc5 then 32. Qf3! Nd4 33. Qg4+ Rg5 34. Qxd4.
32. Qxf6 Bd2 33. Re4 Bc3 34. Rg4+ Kf8 35. Qd6+
Black resigned. 1-0

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