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Samuel Reshevsky vs Norman Tweed Whitaker
1st NCF Congress (1927), Kalamazoo, MI USA, rd 7, Sep-01
Queen's Gambit Declined: Cambridge Springs Variation (D52)  ·  0-1
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  MissScarlett: <Cincinnati Enquirer>, September 2nd 1927, Sect.II, p.3:

<Playing a queen's gambit declaimed [sic], with a Cambridge Springs defense, Whitaker by the twenty-eighth move placed Samuel in an unfavorable position.

On the twenty-ninth move Samuel inadvertently touched his queen, and, forced to move it, lost the game.>

Jul-23-19  bamonson: Not sure how "inadvertent" it was since there is nothing for the queen to do but play 29.Qd2 to protect e3 which was probably his intent until realizing (queen in-hand) that black has 29...Rxc5! White is in a bad way regardless, but his only options to keep the game going seem to be either 29.Nxa4 or 29.Bxb5, neither of which are anywhere near the queen.
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