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Sergei Prokofiev vs Maurice Ravel
Mont La Joli (1924)  ·  Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Variation (E30)  ·  1-0
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  Benzol: Was this game composed?


Apr-27-10  lisbon67: Composed... and then played.
Feb-17-11  acme: Wow, Prokofiev was strong!
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  Kazzak: He sure was. Prokofiev beat Capablanca, with black, in the endgame.


Mar-07-11  HeMateMe: Prokofiev was just a Wolf in this game.
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  andrewjsacks: Some players really know the importance of tempo.
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  andrewjsacks: Still, of course, a position can un-Ravel...
Mar-08-11  weisyschwarz: One would thing these guys would be too Bizet for chess.
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  andrewjsacks: Yes. In fact, I have heard that Maurice lost this game primarily because of a Debussy Fields comedy he was watching.
Mar-09-11  weisyschwarz: Well, so long as they get Bach to the basics.
Mar-09-11  HeMateMe: I'm glad both players got equal credit for the score...
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  tpstar: White orchestrated a nice Kingside attack.
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  andrewjsacks: I agree, tpstar. His pieces coordinated harmoniously.
Mar-09-11  HeMateMe: Minor key pieces can be a thematic struggle. Yet, the diva in this production concludes with a jauntily travelled aria.

A checkered tour of possibilities, I should think.

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  haydn20: Classical development with a whirlwind coda!
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  FSR: Unraveled.
May-07-13  chessready100: Kazzak: He sure was. Prokofiev beat Capablanca, with black, in the endgame.

Yes, but it was a simul

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