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Bartolovich vs. Abkin
St. Petersburg 1902

White to play. Is there anything he can do to avoid Checkmate in the very next move?


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“Too Late or Too Early?”

Bartolovich vs. Abkin, St. Petersburg 1902

In this episode, we will touch again on a few concepts we have mentioned before, using a famous example from a game held a long time ago, in St. Petersburg in 1902.

The players are Bartolovich and Abkin.
We are toward the end of the game. White, as you can see, is in big trouble. In fact, mate is coming in Black’s next move...
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