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Efim Bogoljubov vs Siegbert Tarrasch
Breslau (1925), Breslau GER, rd 2, Jul-20
Alekhine Defense: Modern Variation (B04)  ·  1-0



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Feb-26-03  morphynoman2: Dr. Tarrasch absolutely overplayed.
Aug-06-04  Tennyson: I just read that one of Tarrasch favorite quips was, "I have only two words, 'check' and 'mate.'" Looks like he added two new words to his repertoire with this game. "I" and "resign." Seriously though, the game is over with 8. e6!
Aug-06-04  Lawrence: <Siegbert> has a bad day.
Jun-08-06  mjk: <Tennyson> Don't you mean "check" and "mated"? It's very hard to believe that this is the <Tarrasch>
Jun-08-06  RookFile: Well, that's what Tarrasch said to Lasker before they played their world championship match.... he only had two words for Lasker... 'check' and 'mate'..... needless to say, it didn't work out as Tarrasch had hoped.
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  GrahamClayton: 5...♕d7 supporting the Bishop was a better option than the retreat 5...♗g6.
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  Phony Benoni: This game really reminds me of Mitt Romney. It looks like Tarrasch wanted to prove he was just a regular guy who could play the hip hypermodern openings. But no matter how he tried, it just wasn't convincing.
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