chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Jose Raul Capablanca vs Jacques Mieses
Exhibition Game (1913) (exhibition), Berlin GER, rd 1, Nov-17
Benoni Defense: Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 79 times; par: 48 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 3 more Capablanca/J Mieses games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
May-29-06  paladin at large: Meister Mieses takes a beating - what was the distinguishing feature of an exhibition game in those days? Thanks in advance.
Jan-03-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <paladin at large> Nothing, really, except that it wasn't part of a tournament or match and hence wasn't considered an "official" game. Usually it was played at normal time controls.
May-06-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: The idea of 11..Bxc3? and 13..Ng7 just looks weird to modern eyes.
May-06-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  maxi: <paladin at large> Actually, during that historic period, the early 20th Century, this type of so-called 'exhibition' game was so denominated because it was played in scanty underwear.
Jun-10-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: This is match game one of a two-game match. It was played on November 17, 1913 in Berlin, Germany.

Capablanca won both games.

Apr-24-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  Plakkiecake: After Black's 15. Ne8? the engine evaluation turns from a 0.5 edge to a whopping 1.2+ for White, already indicating very promising attacking possibilities for White. Needless to say, Capablanca smelled the need to mount the pressure on his opponent and skillfully converted this positional advantage.
Apr-24-19  JimNorCal: 17. ... Na6 looks odd too.
Why not block lines with Nd7/e5
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.

This game is type: EXHIBITION. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
20. "Exploiting weak color complexes"
from Immortal Games of Capablanca, F. Reinfeld by demirchess
20. "Exploiting weak color complexes"
from Immortal Games of Capablanca, F. Reinfeld by mjk
Game 4
from Capablanca: Move by Move - Lakdawala by SirIvanhoe
"Infiltration"
from The Complete Chessplayer by SamAtoms1980
Game 4
from Move by Move - Capablanca (Lakdawala) by Qindarka
A43
from Capa.blanca by fredthebear
Capablanca vs the World Champions Decisive Games
by visayanbraindoctor
Capa keeps the opening simple.
from Beating the Benoni by yiotta
Benoni-Indian Defense (A43) 1-0 Infiltration on the 7th
from Perky Old Mod Benkoni by fredthebear
Capablanca!
by Sven W
Game 4
from Capablanca: Move by Move - Lakdawala by smarticecream
Game 4
from Move by Move - Capablanca (Lakdawala) by Incremental
20. "Exploiting weak color complexes"
from Immortal Games of Capablanca, F. Reinfeld by Incremental
[Game 172] The Perfect Game, p. 381
from The Fireside Book of Chess by Phony Benoni
Fairly simple win
from layson27's favorite Capablanca games by layson27
Game 4
from Move by Move - Capablanca (Lakdawala) by brucemubayiwa
devastating attack on the king's indian
from claymore's favorite games by claymore
Lakdawala extras
by Eroicachess


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC