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Frank James Marshall vs Emanuel Lasker
Lasker - Marshall World Championship Match (1907)  ·  Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights Variation (D32)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-29-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: Marshall's 27.Rc1-c7!! is fun. Where did he go wrong after that?
Sep-29-04  clocked: I think the a-pawn is much more valuable than the h-pawn. 33.Nge6 and then Ra7-Rxa6 seems like a better try
Sep-29-04
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  Calli: <Clocked> Good point. It does seem like an easier game to win. It may be he can just play to save the knight too. 35.h4 Nxe3 36.Ng5+ Nxg5 37.hxg5 Kg6 38.Ne6 looks winnable to me.
Mar-01-08  Knight13: This is a crosshair! Very fun to player.
Mar-04-09
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  Honza Cervenka: <Calli: Marshall's 27.Rc1-c7!! is fun. Where did he go wrong after that?> maybe 33.Nge6 deserved attention.
Mar-06-10
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  GrahamClayton: <clocked>I think the a-pawn is much more valuable than the h-pawn. 33.Nge6 and then Ra7-Rxa6 seems like a better try.

<clocked>,
I agree 33.Nge6 Ne3 34.Ra7 Kh6 35.Ra6 Rg6 36.Nc7 Ra6 37.Na6 Kg5 looks good for White due to the passed a & b pawns.

Jan-24-11  Llawdogg: Poor Marshall. 26 Rg7+! and 27 Rcc7! and he had a raging attack going! He probably never thought he would have to scramble for a draw.

I agree. 33 Nxh7? was his mistake. 33 Nge6 is just much better. The passed connected queen side pawns would have won it for him.


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