Janowsky vs Chajes
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[Event "New York"] [Site "New York"] [Round "0"] [White "Janowsky"] [Black "Chajes"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E00"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: Neo-Indian"] {17. JANOWSKY (1860-1927) Janowsky was universally feared when he was on the attack; he produced many sparkling gems of combinative play. He had some conspicuous shortcomings, the most serious of which was his lack of self-control and self-criticism. He always played to win, even when there was no justification for so doing, and this was often the very reason he lost. he was a typical "natural" player, with a fine instinct for the position but no knowledge of theoretical niceties. He never shrank from any kind of complications, and never knew the meaning of fear} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. e3 Be7 6. Nf3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 a6 8. O-O b5 9. Bd3 c5 10. Qe2 Bb7 11. Rfd1 {Janowsky played the opening entirely without finesse, bring his pieces into play in the customary manner} 11... Qb6 12. Rac1 O-O 13. Ne5 { Threatens Nxd7} 13... Rfe8 (13... Nxe5 14. dxe5 Nd5 15. Nxd5 exd5 16. Bxe7) 14. dxc5 Nxc5 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Bxh7+ $1 {The classic sacrifice on h7 again} 16... Kxh7 17. Qh5+ Kg8 18. Qxf7+ Kh7 19. Nd7 Nxd7 20. Rxd7 Bc6 21. Ne4 $1 { The brilliant point of White's combination} 21... Bxb2 (21... Bxe4 22. Qxf6 Rg8 23. Qh4+ Kg6 24. Qxe4+ $18) (21... Bxd7 22. Nxf6+ $18) 22. Ng5+ Kh6 (22... Kh8 23. Qh5+ Kg8 24. Qh7+ Kf8 25. Rf7#) 23. g4 $1 g6 (23... Kxg5 24. Qh5+ Kf6 25. Rf7#) 24. h4 Rh8 25. Qh7+ $1 1-0
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WhiteJanowsky
BlackChajes
Game
Moves25
OpeningE00 — Queen's Pawn: Neo-Indian
Result1-0
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TournamentNew York
LocationNew York
Round0