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Frank James Marshall vs Akiba Rubinstein
Ostend (1906), Ostend BEL, rd 17, Jun-25
Queen's Gambit Declined: Orthodox Defense. Rubinstein Variation (D61)  ·  0-1
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Aug-17-04  Whitehat1963: Rubinstein defends against his own attack, the opening of the day.
Apr-02-06  drnooo: An amazing game. Ruby at his peak. Wonder how many GMs today would have allowed the ripping open of their kingside the way he did. Karpov? Well, idle conjecture. Love to see what Fritz would make of Marshall here.
Apr-02-06  who: I wonder if 17.Be4 isn't just better. After that Marshall seems to play very tamely exchanging off all his pieces into a lost endgame.
Apr-02-06
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  gawain: <[Who] I wonder if 17.Be4 isn't just better.>

Definitely not! After 17 Be4 Nxe4 White cannot retake with the c3 knight as his queen is hanging.

Something conservative like 17 b4 Nd7 18 Nd2 etc. seems to be White's best, as it holds the extra pawn. But that wouldn't be Marshall's style!

Feb-07-07  kazmarov: 15. ...gxf6 hard desicion
Mar-02-07  Knight13: It's one of those miscalculated tactics. He just forgot about that thing on h2.
Jan-11-11  Edoneill: Nice example of gxf6 to create a winning position for black. White ends up losing his bishop in the ensuing melee and the game along with it.
Jan-22-11
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  nasmichael: Once again I learn respect for Rubinstein and his innovative thinking. Problem-solving is a hallmark of his, and after playing through Guess-the-Move I know how difficult his decision making processes were (and are).
Jun-16-16
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  Biroldo: 17. Be4?, of course not! It drops a piece for nothing after 17...Nxe4 and the black knight is untouchable.
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