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Emanuel Lasker vs Adolf Albin
New York (1893), New York, NY USA, rd 12, Oct-16
Queen's Gambit Declined: Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08)  ·  1-0

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Mar-07-04  Dillinger: did albin ever win with his gambit?
Mar-07-04  Benjamin Lau: Well, he drew once, but not won in this db...

Teichmann vs Albin, 1902

Jul-15-07  pawnofdoom: Thats a funny way to lose a bishop, getting it trapped like that
May-19-09  Chess4Life99: Well I personally thought Albin would win even against Lasker cause he made up that gamit
Aug-06-13  lioric: What a positional masterpiece by Lasker.

Example treatment. I "get it".

Dec-09-15  RookFile: Here's an interesting win by Albin:

A Schwarz vs Albin, 1899

Dec-10-21
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  kingscrusher: The funny thing about this game from an opening theory perspective is that 6.Nbd2 is all the rage now. But 6.h3 seems to be the top Stockfish choice (with Neural Networks version):

Emanuel Lasker - Adolf Albin 1-0 12.0, New York New York, NY USA 1893


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Analysis by Stockfish 14:

1. ± (1.58): 6.h3 Bh5 7.Nbd2 Qe7 8.g4 Bg6 9.Bg2 0-0-0 10.0-0 h5 11.g5 f6 12.exf6 gxf6 13.Nh4 Qe8 14.Nxg6 Qxg6 15.Nf3

Lasker's follow up though with gxf3 seems inferior to exf3

In Chessbase Livebook it seems that 6.h3 is under-represented with only about 4 games compared to about 70 with 6.Nbd2

Funny stuff

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