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AlbertoDominguez
Member since Oct-17-04 · Last seen Dec-09-18
USCF 1452. Have played a total of 12 rated games since 1997. Trying to get back into the game.

   AlbertoDominguez has kibitzed 32 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-18-18 Capablanca vs J Bernstein, 1913 (replies)
 
AlbertoDominguez: TheFocus is incorrect. The match in Moscow 1914 was against OSSIP Bernstein. This is a game against JACOB Berntein in a New York 1913 tournament. However, I believe there is an error in the date. Khalifman's edition of Capa's games shows this as round 3 on 7/8/1913 rather ...
 
   Nov-04-18 Capablanca - Corzo (1901)
 
AlbertoDominguez: Surely, the statement "Corzo would certainly rank as a candidate for master class" understates his strength. According to Chessmetrics, Corzo had a performance rating of 2421 in Havana 1913. He scored 1.5/2 against Jaffe and draws against Marshall and Janowski.
 
   Sep-30-18 Harrwitz vs Loewenthal, 1853
 
AlbertoDominguez: According to Zenon Franco, this was game 18 of the match.
 
   Sep-19-18 V Fernandez Coria vs Belloc, 1982
 
AlbertoDominguez: This game is misattributed. Valentin Fernandez-Coria died in 1954.
 
   Jul-22-18 Botvinnik vs Rokhlin, 1927
 
AlbertoDominguez: Soltis has an interesting story about this game in his biography of Botvinnik.
 
   Jul-02-18 N Whitaker vs Capablanca, 1913
 
AlbertoDominguez: <Whitaker overlooked an easy draw towards the end: 63.Qxh3+!> According to Chess Stars, this draw was not there because Capa's previous move was 62....Bf5, rather than 62....Bc4 given above.
 
   Jul-02-18 Quadrangular Masters (1913)
 
AlbertoDominguez: Fun Fact: Duras is the only participant who never defeated Capablanca.
 
   May-19-18 Jose Raul Capablanca (replies)
 
AlbertoDominguez: <<Stonehenge>> I can't be 100% sure, but I am fairly certain that the picture is actually of Reshevsky. It's blurry, but it looks like the signature sailor suit he used for simuls as a child. https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/sa... It doesn't look very much like ...
 
   Apr-21-18 E Corzo vs Capablanca, 1902 (replies)
 
AlbertoDominguez: According to every other source I've seen (Edward Winter, Hooper & Brandreth's The Unknown Capablanc, Reinfeld's The Immortal Capablanca, Panov's book, Linder's recent book on Capa, Lakdawala's Move by Move book, and the Chess Stars collection of Capa's games), White in ...
 
   Apr-16-18 B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893
 
AlbertoDominguez: <thomastonk: I observed this some time ago, when I read that Schlechter claimed that he led this chess column since 1892 (instead of 1893).> This makes perfect sense, since Dr. S. Gold arrived in the US on December 11, 1892 (according to Wikipedia).
 
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