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Akiba Rubinstein's Best Games
Compiled by KingG
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The best games of Rubinstein's career.

Who is your opponent tonight, tonight I am playing against the Black pieces. - Akiba Rubinstein

60 days a year I play in tournaments, 5 days I rest, and 300 days I work on my game. � Akiba Rubinstein

Rubinstein was an artist whose masterpieces are the priceless legacy of an unhappy genius. � Reuben Fine

The games of Steinitz himself, the creator of the theory, are by no means the best demonstration of its correctness. A whole generation of chess masters extracted from this theory everything in it that is of value for practical play. Rubinstein was the central figure of this generation, and his games are the most complete embodiment of Steinitz's teaching. - Richard R�ti

He possessed almost a super-natural feeling for the endings and rook endings in particular. - Max Euwe

Better chess cannot be played by mortal man. - Reuben Fine

There is scarcely another master who suffers so from nerves, which cause him moments of complete exhaustion so that he commits crude blunders. � Richard R�ti (on Rubinstein)

Rubinstein is the rook ending of a game begun by the Gods thousands of years ago. � Saviely Tartakower

One of the greatest positional players ever, who influenced many future generations of great players, including such great scientists and champions as Mikhail Botvinnik. - Garry Kasparov (on Akiba Rubinstein)

Careful analysis shows that modern chess, proceeding from the Botvinnik era, is very strongly influenced by the games of Rubinstein, who was, essentially, one of the fathers of modern chess history. - Garry Kasparov

For the purity and logicality of his style of play, this great chess artist was compared with an ancient sculptor, whose smooth and monumental work provokes admiration. - Garry Kasparov

We should not forget Rubinstein, an incredibly talented and fantastic chess player. It is a pity that with his extensive knowledge of chess, he was not a World Champion. Sometimes he created true masterpieces and was way ahead of his time. To understand this, you should just go through the collection of his best games. Why didn't he become a World Champion? That's a mystery to me. His nerves might have played a role or he might not have been very good in practice. Anyway, he was a man of great talent. -Vladimir Kramnik

Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 55 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(C49) Four Knights, 99 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1908 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1909  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1909  
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 59 moves, 1-0

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

Rubinstein vs J Mieses, 1909  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Vidmar vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 78 moves, 0-1

Duras vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 0-1

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

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

Rubinstein vs S Von Freymann, 1909 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs J Mieses, 1909
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Capablanca, 1911  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

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

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

Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1911 
(C10) French, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1912 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C48) Four Knights, 56 moves, 0-1

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

Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1912  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Levenfish vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C45) Scotch Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C47) Four Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Rubinstein vs K Treybal, 1912  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

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

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

T Regedzinski vs Rubinstein, 1917 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 44 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs G Marco, 1921 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 53 moves, 1-0

H Wolf vs Rubinstein, 1922 
(C49) Four Knights, 60 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1922 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 47 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Rubinstein, 1922 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1922 
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

P F Johner vs Rubinstein, 1922 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Kmoch, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

Yates vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

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

W Michel vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

Yates vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 84 moves, 0-1

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

Rubinstein vs M Hirschbein, 1927 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

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

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

Rubinstein vs Maroczy, 1930 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 25 moves, 1-0

A Brinckmann vs Rubinstein, 1929 
(C48) Four Knights, 80 moves, 0-1

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

Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1920 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Przepiorka, 1929
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs V Mikenas, 1931 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 66 moves, 1-0

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