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Rubinstein's Chess Masterpieces
Compiled by Karpova
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This collection includes all of Rubinstein's games from the book "Rubinstein's chess masterpieces / 100 selected games" by Hans Kmoch (translated by Barney F. Winkelmann), Dover Publications, 1941. I hope you enjoy them! Rubinstein was a fearless attacker and his endgame skills were unsurpassed.

Janowski vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C49) Four Knights, 78 moves, 0-1

Duras vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C49) Four Knights, 37 moves, 0-1

Played by Rubinstein in outstanding fashion
Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 55 moves, 0-1

An instructive game
P F Johner vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 49 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1907  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

This is Rubinstein's "Immortal Game"
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Dus Chotimirsky vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1907 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1907 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 60 moves, 0-1

Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Duras, 1908  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

A dashing victory in the grand manner
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Alapin vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 0-1

Vidmar vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1908 
(A80) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1908  
(C49) Four Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

An instructive blockading game
Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1908  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein at the zenith of his artistry
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1909  
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 59 moves, 1-0

Psychological chess
E Cohn vs Rubinstein, 1909 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

An elegant example of the power of centralization
Rubinstein vs J Mieses, 1909  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

A very beautiful and difficult game
Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1909  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

A Speijer vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 0-1

Apparently Rubinstein desired to mate without an added Queen
Vidmar vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 78 moves, 0-1

L Forgacs vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C01) French, Exchange, 52 moves, 0-1

A very good game!
Duras vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 0-1

From the 40th move the ending is a single profound study
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 75 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1909  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

One of the most famous accomplishments of Rubinstein
Rubinstein vs Capablanca, 1911  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Duras, 1911  
(A22) English, 52 moves, 1-0

A logical game!
Alapin vs Rubinstein, 1911 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

First to restrain, then to blockade, and finally to destroy
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1911 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 76 moves, 1-0

Wonderful depth of conception and sureness of execution
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1912 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Schlechter vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C48) Four Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

One of Rubinstein's grand endings
Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C48) Four Knights, 56 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Duras, 1912 
(A38) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1912 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

Factor vs Rubinstein, 1916 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 61 moves, 0-1

Belitzmann survives until move 18
Z Belsitzmann vs Rubinstein, 1917 
(C48) Four Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

J Gottesdiener vs Rubinstein, 1917 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 64 moves, 0-1

Exploitation of the various weaknesses of the isolated QP
T Regedzinski vs Rubinstein, 1917 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1918 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1918  
(A53) Old Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1920 
(A84) Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

Another very fine and instructive ending.
Reti vs Rubinstein, 1920 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 48 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Maroczy, 1920  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Rubinstein, 1921 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 33 moves, 0-1

A very characteristic game of Rubinstein.
Rubinstein vs G Marco, 1921 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Maroczy, 1921 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein was awarded the 7th Brilliancy Prize for this game
Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 53 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1922 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 63 moves, 1-0

For this game Rubinstein received the 6th Brilliancy Prize
H Wolf vs Rubinstein, 1922 
(C49) Four Knights, 60 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

Yates vs Rubinstein, 1922 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 0-1

G A Thomas vs Rubinstein, 1922 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1922 
(D94) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

A game which repays careful study. A masterpiece!
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1922 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 47 moves, 1-0

This is a study of Rubinstein as master of defense.
Reti vs Rubinstein, 1922 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

This game was awarded the first Brilliancy Prize.
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein has conducted the attack with great force
Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

Combinative brilliancy by the renowned positional expert
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(C49) Four Knights, 39 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld vs Rubinstein, 1924 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 0-1

J Mieses vs Rubinstein, 1924 
(C45) Scotch Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C48) Four Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Carls, 1925 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Yates vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 51 moves, 0-1

J Mieses vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C45) Scotch Game, 38 moves, 0-1

A very good game
Rubinstein vs Saemisch, 1925 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Zug-Zwang!!
R P Michell vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 56 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1925 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1-0

A pleasing gamelet
Rubinstein vs Janowski, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein does not know the meaning of fear
Yates vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

Kmoch vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 0-1

Once again Rubinstein has combined in the grand manner
W Michel vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1926 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Reti, 1926 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 38 moves, 1-0

This game offers insight into the artistic fate of Rubinstein
Yates vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 84 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Gruenfeld, 1926 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

Yates vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

P F Johner vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 0-1

A remarkably fine ending!
Rubinstein vs S Takacs, 1926 
(D65) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, Main line, 53 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs W Von Holzhausen, 1926 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs J Mieses, 1926 
(A28) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs J Mieses, 1928 
(A43) Old Benoni, 24 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1928 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

An outstanding game!
Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1928 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 37 moves, 1-0

An extraordinarily beautiful game!
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Reti, 1928 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1928 
(A84) Dutch, 55 moves, 1-0

H K Mattison vs Rubinstein, 1929 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 38 moves, 0-1

A masterpiece of technique.
E Canal vs Rubinstein, 1929 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 80 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Flohr, 1929 
(A80) Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs E Canal, 1929 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Vidmar, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1931 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Kashdan vs Rubinstein, 1931 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

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