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Akiba Rubinstein vs Sandor Takacs
Vienna (1922), Vienna AUT, rd 1, Nov-13
Indian Game: East Indian Defense (E00)  ·  1-0



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Nov-15-04  Leviathan: Playing the opening quickly in order to save time for the middlegame can be a good idea.

7. .. Nc6??
But don't play TOO quickly, otherwise there won't be ANY middlegame.

Nov-15-04  delterp: 7)...Nc6 wasn't the losing move here. 6)... d6?? was. It hangs the bishop on the queen check. What is instructive in this game is how white completely ignores what black is doing on the king side in favor of his own work on the queen side.
Nov-15-04  ughaibu: Wow! This is an instructive game(?)
Apr-14-05  Karpova: <delterp: What is instructive in this game is how white completely ignores what black is doing on the king side in favor of his own work on the queen side.>

white doesn't ignore black's play on the king's side. he needn't since everything is under control.

black should have developped. 6....0-0.

this game is by no means instructive but now we know how you get more than 4000 posts on this site.

Mar-25-13  wordfunph: opening mistake 6...d6?
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  plang: 6..d6? was a blunder but Rubinstein's technique was impeccable.
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  plang: This game is a duplicate and should be deleted
Sep-26-13  Karpova: <plang: This game is a duplicate and should be deleted>

No, the game scores are different.

This one has 8...Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Qd7 10.dxc6 Bxc6 (the game score given on p. 84 of Donaldson & Minev, 'The Later Years', 2nd edition).

This Rubinstein vs S Takacs, 1922 has 8...Qd7 9.dxc6 Bxc3+ 10.bxc3 Bxc6 (I don't know where this version is from)

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