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Abraham Kupchik vs Jose Raul Capablanca
New York (1931), New York, NY USA, rd 6, Apr-25
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Modern Steinitz Defense (C73)  ·  0-1



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Feb-14-07  Whitehat1963: Please tell me Capablanca could have won more quickly. He found a very safe path, but surely there's a shortcut he missed somewhere.
Feb-14-07  Ashram64: by 1931, he's old
Feb-14-07  Delusional Patzer: <37... Rh3> was a waste of time, he should have played <37... Bf3> threatening <Bd1>, now white has to play <38. Rg1> tying up the rook, "and the rest is just a matter of technique". Not like it matters anyways...

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  manselton: Not one of Capa's best but he still had to see 27..f4 some way in advance. That was good. The first part of the conversion to a win, i.e. refraining from ..f3 in order to make the passed pawn as distant as possible, looks like class to me.

By sacking the Knight with 36. Nxg4 Kupchik gives Capa some technical difficulties. As Delusional Patzer points out Capa made it more difficult for himself by not activating his Bishop.

Jun-08-18  ferrabraz: In the final position black can transpose to an easy pawn ending with, say, 56. Rd3 Rc2! 57. Kc2 Be4 58. Kd2 Bd3 59. Kd3 Ka4 etc. Others lose the c2 pawn
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