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Rudolf Spielmann vs Erik Wadling
Vasteras (1940), Vasteras SWE, Mar-23
King's Gambit: Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit Old Line (C32)  ·  1-0



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Oct-10-08  ToTheDeath: Spielmann- true to himself to the very end. 25.Qxc6!! must have given him great pleasure to play.
Aug-12-11  ToTheDeath: Good puzzle on move 25.

If 25...bxc6 26.b7+ Kb8 27. Bxc7+! winning.

Apr-26-12  Kinan: Qa6 is the last move in his life.
Jan-02-14  Naniwazu: This cannot be the last game Spielmann ever played. Reuben Fine in his book 'Chess Marches On!' (Chess Review, 1945) includes a game played between Spielmann and a Swedish player named Sjoholm in 1941. Spielmann played a Blumenfeld Counter-Gambit and won in 21 moves. Fine calls it 'one of the last of Spielmann's recorded games' so it's likely there were more played after this one.
Jan-02-14  Karpova: <Naniwazu: This cannot be the last game Spielmann ever played.>

It's correct that this was definitely not his last game ever. Sthig Jonasson writes that Spielmann won a small tournament in Kalmar, April 1941, and came in 3rd in a tournament in Lund, October 1941 (page 106 of Michael Ehn, 'Rudolf Spielmann', Koblenz, Germany, 1996).

Nov-21-18  blackburne: Spielmann in Sweden. Play three tournaments in 1941. In 1942 play simultaneous:

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