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Jose Raul Capablanca vs George Shorrock Ashcombe Wheatcroft
Margate (1939), Margate ENG, rd 1, Apr-12
Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20)  ·  1-0



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Jan-03-05  chesscookie: lol, what a finish. Quite superb.
Oct-10-05  ConfusedPatzer: Capa always makes beautiful knight manouvers
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  Mateo: 18...Rd8?? was a patzer blunder. However, it is easy to understand the psychological background. Wheatcroft was obsessed with the idea to simplify to increase his drawing prospects. But he simply miscalculated.
Dec-08-08  paladin at large: <Mateo> No doubt you are right; however, it appears Capa was threatening Rd6 followed by Bh3.
Feb-26-11  Ulhumbrus: After 12 Nb5 White is no less than three moves ahead in development. Capablanca manages to make this lead count partly by means of the manoeuvre Nb5-c7-d5
May-29-11  hibolife: 14. BxN is still equal with endgame chances for both sides. Kf8 is better than Ke6. Ke6 just uncoordinated everything.
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  thegoodanarchist: In US slang, a creaming is a severe beating. For example, the Jets got creamed by New England.

So I think a good pun for this game is "Cream of Wheatcroft"

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  MissScarlett: In British slang, it has a related meaning.

<So I think a good pun for this game is "Cream of Wheatcroft">

A breakfast cereal brand is never the basis for a good pun.

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  thegoodanarchist: <MissScarlett>

We shall have to agree to disagree, although I agree that the 2 puns you give as examples are not good.

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