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Jose Raul Capablanca vs Abraham Kupchik
American National (1913), New York, NY USA, rd 8, Jan-29
Four Knights Game: Nimzowitsch (Paulsen) (C49)  ·  1-0



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Jan-06-04  Lawrence: CHESSGAMES, blank gamescore but "view text" brings up a 37-move game. Loading it into Junior only gives a 32-move game and it's corrupted from move 28 on, and has variations, something I've never seen on this site. Maybe some unwitting kibitzer tried to upload a game and it came crashing down.
Premium Chessgames Member We changed 28.a3 into 28.a4 and now it seems to work.
Jan-06-04  Lawrence: chessgames, thanks, working great now. I had noticed that "Chess Stars" shows 28.a4 but didn't mention it because I never imagined that that could be the cause of such a strange problem.
Dec-14-19  zydeco: This is one of these games - it happens frequently with Capablanca - where he gets to a good position, shuffles around for a couple of moves (with 20.Qe3 and 21.a3) and his opponent promptly goes to pieces. These games give you the feeling that, above all else, he was a very solid player and his opponents could never match his steadiness - or to put it differently he didn’t so much beat his opponents as play accurately and let them beat themselves.

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