|Jun-19-07|| ||actionhero56: boring!|
|Sep-29-07|| ||Fourpointo: Capablanca vs. Evil Twin Bizarro Capablanca.|
|Oct-21-08|| ||Salaskan: Most exciting game ever. [/sarcasm]|
|Feb-17-10|| ||firefight: Copy cat or what! I can't believe Capablanca let him away with that.|
|Feb-18-10|| ||Pawn and Two: This game was played in the final round. The American Chess Bulletin noted: <This game certainly does not call for annotation. Played in the final round, both players were satisfied to draw and did so in routine manner.>|
At Lake Hopatcong 1926, Capablanca finished first (+4 =4), a full point ahead of Kupchik (+3 -1 =4), and 1 1/2 points ahead of Maroczy (+3 -2 =3). Marshall finished 4th with a score of (+1 -3 =4), and Edward Lasker finished last, with a score of (+1 -6 =1).
The time taken for this game:
Capablanca - 21 minutes!
Maroczy - 17 minutes!
|Feb-18-10|| ||Petrosianic: I wish they could just agree to a draw before the round began, to avoid cluttering up the databases with games like these. Actually, I felt that way about half of the games played in KK-I.|
Of course in the old days, the public NEVER saw these games unless they bought the whole tournament book. Now, they can see it all.
|Feb-18-10|| ||maxi: The Immortal GM draw game!|
|Feb-18-10|| ||Petrosianic: For the immortal GM Draw, I might pick this one:
Rubinstein vs Capablanca, 1922
Just because of the stink it raised in its day. The NY Times editorialized that it was borderline cheating. Imagine people coming to see a game between two top GM's, and them simply declining to play it! (That's how they viewed such things then). Capa could have beaten one of his top challengers, and Rubinstein could have increased his claim to a title shot, but neither was interested.
Times sure change. King Kong had people fainting in the aisles back in the day, too.
|Feb-22-10|| ||maxi: So back then they would have called it The Immoral GM draw game.|
|Aug-16-12|| ||sera: Why was Capablanca satisfied to draw ?|
|Dec-28-14|| ||GoldenBird: The most exciting, highly intense, highly dynamic and tactical game I have ever seen|
|Dec-28-14|| ||1d410: Black gained a tempo over Capablanca. Interesting opening...|
|Dec-28-14|| ||IFNB: Words cannot express how much I hate the exchange variation.|
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