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Mikhail Chigorin vs Samuel Tinsley
Hastings (1895)  ·  French Defense: Chigorin Variation (C00)  ·  1-0
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Annotations by Siegbert Tarrasch.      [16 more games annotated by Tarrasch]

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Oct-14-06  Kriegspiel: By 12.b3 it looks to me as if White is getting squeezed, and appears to have a weak king position due to weaknesses in the squares around his castled king created by the advance of the pawn, as well as due to the fact that his knight has been driven from c3. By four moves later, however, Dr. Lasker (in the accompanying notes) describes White as having the stronger game. Could Black have taken better advantage of the aforementioned, perceived weaknesses in the interval?


Apr-03-09  Thanatos13: Well, from what I can see at 12. b3

B's queen can't advance
W's b bishop and knight covers the important b4 and c3 squares. W can open its w bishop +knight at the low cost of a 1 pawn trade.

They are both insanely strong.
It's just that Tinsley had nowhere good to go and thus, was defeated.

Apr-03-09  FHBradley: "The whole game needs very little comment. Both players open in an original manner, and after a rather long fight for position Tchigorin gets an opportunity for attack. Black loses the game not through any particular mistake, but from White's stronger play in general." Dr. Tarrasch in his comments on this game. I wonder what kind of game would deserve more than "very little comment", in Tarrasch's view? Is it only mistakes that deserve to be commented upon?
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  Knight13: <Stronger is Be7 or c5.> That's irrelavant. Black can play ...c5 and ...Be7 after ...b6 if he wants to.
Mar-05-10  60tat: Tarrasch says white took 56 minutes for moves 31-39,but the final annotation suggests there was an adjournment at move 31 and even mentions an"interval",which may or may not suggest adjournate,a fun game to play through.
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