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Championship Chess r By BLAKE STEVENS Texas State Champion . Â· Dr. K.; Treybal was a gifted master - and theorist. He contributed contributed many fine ideas in modern openings, and produced excellent games before his life was cut short by Nazi occupation forces in Czechoslovakia in 1941. Here follows his liveliest game in the match against K, Hromadka, which he won; 7-4. school. It delays the center break until more pressure has been put on the position. (c) Black is able to strike in the center now that he has again protected protected his King Pawn. While has shifted his Q-Kmght to the Kingside Kingside where it will help in the coming attack. (d) At first sight 13 PxP seems to be a mistake, for it leaves Black with a belter pawn center, but there are certain compensations. compensations. While's King Rook and King Bishop expand and K4 is vacant. Besides Black threatened . . . P-Q5 with a definite edge in the center (and cramping White's King-Bishop). (e) Note that 15 N-B5 threatened threatened 16 RxP!, NxR?; 17 NxBch etc. ( f ) . W h i t e was forced to his Q-Knight, tml squeezed in (he move 18 B-N5 which threatened to capture the Knight, breaking up Black's King-side Pawn formation. (g) 20 . . . pxB?; 21 QxPch, K-B2; 22 B-NCcli, K-B3; 23 N-K4ch wins. (h) Wiiitc has won a Pawn and is putling heavy pressure on the King. However, Black looks far from lost as lie has two central Pawns that restrict White's mobility, mobility, and his pieces are working. Q-K2(25 . . . QxR??; 2G IJ-N3); 20 B-N5, threatening 27 B-N3, winning. winning. (!) 27 . 28 RxN. . PxN would be met by Position after 26 P-B6! NCiu)xr ( Q 4 ) Â» n r N.K4 (j) K3 NxN* I NX)' I N-11C ! Nxll .N inr I1-H4 1-K3 (m) (a) This threat to win the minor exchange (Bishop for Knight), gains time to advance the Queen Bishop Pawn, alt of which is part of the Tchigorin Variation. (b) 10 P-Q4 gives the game a more open character, but the text is a product of the Diiras-Trcybal (k) A valiant try is 31 ... QxN for 32 QxQ? fails to 32 . . . etc.; but 3) ... QxN is met by 32 B-N3 ch, K-N2; 33 R-Q7ch. (1) 32 ... NxR; 33 Q.Qfcti, K-NI; 3-1 B-N3, or 32 ... NxB; 33 NxB, -QxN; 31 Q-BCch, K-NI; 35 QR-B1, wins the Knight and the game. (m) Threatening B-N3 (thematic in this gntnc). (n) A many-sided defensive move, preventing 37 ... B-N3 and 37 ... QxNP mate. A skillfully played game, with a rich variety of tactical ideas.