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Akiba Rubinstein vs Rudolf Spielmann
Bad Pistyan (1912), Pistyan (Piestany) AUH, rd 6, May-27
Benoni Defense: Old Benoni (A43)  ·  0-1



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Apr-08-05  Whitehat1963: An excellent game among two of the most exciting players of the early part of the century. I'm surprised no one has kibitzed on it yet.
Apr-08-05  paladin at large: Thanks <Whitehat1963>, beautiful infiltration by Spielmann. White's 9. f4 and 24. bf2 look awfully bad in retrospect.
Sep-21-06  percyblakeney: Very nice game by Spielmann, beating Rubinstein with black in his best year (as in Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912). In this tournament Rubinstein went +12 -0 =4 in his other games, Spielmann finished second:

Jan-27-13  schnarre: ...Once Black got it 25...Bg2 it seemed all over but the crying. Nice play by Black!
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  cwcarlson: 17.♕f3? h3 ∓; 17.h3 ♔g7 18.♗e3 ⩱ Houdini. Tartakover gives 23...♖ae8; 23...♖he8 is verified by by ChessBase.
Jul-11-22  thom0909: This is in Ed. Lasker's Chess Strategy. He thought White needed to play 17 h3, but the real issue was the weak e4 square.

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