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Reuben Fine vs Arthur William Dake
Match (1931), New York, NY USA, rd 2, Jun-??
Nimzo-Indian Defense: St. Petersburg Variation (E43)  ·  0-1
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Jan-05-02  bishop: Its hard to believe that Reuben Fine handled the White pieces! 8 Bxe4 was defenitly bad. Normally Fine would have seen 9...nxf2! in a speed game.
Jul-28-04
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  patzer2: Fine's 9. Rxg7? looks like an error, well punished by Dake's 9...Nxf2!! reply.
Jul-29-04
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  Calli: The explanation is simple. Fine was 16 years old at the time of this game. He was not yet the great Rueben.
Dec-09-11
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  Penguincw: Black's position is very solid.
Mar-25-12
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  Phony Benoni: Woodger's biography of Fine states that this game was played in a match. Fine had played the gambit <6.Nge2> earlier. Dake had not taken the pawn, eventually winning in around 70 moves. Afterwards, Dake did a little homework with the help of Al Horowitz, and this was the result.
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