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Modern Ideas in Chess by Richard Rèti

19. Pillsbury - Tarrasch

We all know the dramas of the American films in which we witness danger approaching. With breathless tension the audience look for some deed or happening that will bring about salvation, but it seems to be too late for that. Only at the last moment, and just in time, the situation is saved. Such an exciting drama is afforded us in the following game. After White’s twenty-eight move the position shown in this diagram was arrived at.