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Siegbert Tarrasch vs Jacques Mieses
Saragossa Theme Tournament (1922), Mannheim, Germany, May-26
Saragossa Opening: General (A00)  ·  1-0



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Jan-15-06  blingice: Who is playing the A00 in this game?
Jan-15-06  Snow Man: Take out the Tarrasch!
Jun-22-09  WhiteRook48: after 20...Qxe2 both black rooks are attacked
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  whiteshark: In 1922 a theme tournament requiring the players to open with 1.c3 was arranged in <Mannheim> with <three> participants, Siegbert Tarrasch, Paul Leonhardt and Jacques Mieses, which Tarrasch won. (
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  whiteshark: [Event "Mannheim"]
[Site "Mannheim"]
[Date "1922.05.21"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Leonhardt, Paul Saladin"]
[Black "Mieses, Jacques"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A43"]

1. c3 c5 2. d4 e6 3. e3 d5 4. Nd2 Nc6 5. f4 Bd6 6. Qf3 Nge7 7. Bd3 Qc7 8. Nh3 c4 9. Bc2 b5 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Bb7 12. Qh5 Nd5 13. Nxd6+ Qxd6 14. Ng5 g6 15. Ne4 Qe7 16. Qe2 O-O 17. O-O Rad8 18. Ng5 Qd6 19. Qg4 Nf6 20. Qh4 Kg7 21. Nf3 Ng8 22. Be3 Nce7 23. Rae1 Nf5 24. Bxf5 exf5 25. Bc1 Rfe8 26. Re5 Bd5 27. Rfe1 Nf6 28. Rxe8 Rxe8 29. Rxe8 Nxe8 30. Ng5 h6 31. Nh3 Qe6 32. Qf2 Qe4 33. Kh1 Nf6 34. Qf1 Qc2 35. Nf2 Ng4 36. Nxg4 Bxg2+ 37. Qxg2 Qxc1+ 38. Qg1 Qxg1+ 39. Kxg1 fxg4 40. Kf2 f5 41. Kg3 Kf6 42. Kf2 Ke6 0-1

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  whiteshark: [Event "Mannheim"]
[Site "Mannheim"]
[Date "1922.05.23"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Tarrasch, Siegbert"]
[Black "Leonhardt, Paul Saladin"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A80"]

1. c3 f5 2. d4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bd6 5. Nh3 Nd7 6. Bf4 Bxf4 7. Nxf4 Qf6 8. Nd2 Nh6 9. Nf3 Nf7 10. Qd2 O-O 11. Qe3 Nb6 12. b3 Bd7 13. O-O Rae8 14. Nd3 Nd6 15. Nfe5 Ne4 16. c4 Bc8 17. c5 Nd7 18. c6 bxc6 19. Nxc6 a6 20. Rac1 g5 21. Nde5 Qg7 22. Bxe4 dxe4 23. Nxd7 Bxd7 24. Ne5 Bc8 25. f4 gxf4 26. Qxf4 Bb7 27. e3 Bd5 28. Rc5 Re7 29. Rfc1 Ra8 30. Nc6 Rf7 31. Nb4 c6 32. Nxc6 1-0

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  Bishoprick: Thanks for the info, Whiteshark!
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  whiteshark: <Bishoprick> My pleasure.

[Event "Mannheim"]
[Site "Mannheim"]
[Date "1922.05.24"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Mieses, Jacques"]
[Black "Leonhardt, Paul Saladin"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A45"]

1. c3 Nf6 2. d4 b6 3. Bg5 Bb7 4. Nd2 d5 5. g3 Ne4 6. Nxe4 dxe4 7. Bg2 h6 8. Be3 Nd7 9. Qc2 Nf6 10. f3 exf3 11. Bxf3 Bxf3 12. Nxf3 e6 13. Ne5 Bd6 14. Qa4+ Kf8 15. Bf4 Bxe5 16. Bxe5 h5 17. O-O h4 18. Rf3 hxg3 19. Bxg3 Ne4 20. Raf1 Ng5 21. Qc6 Nxf3+ 22. Qxf3 f6 23. Bxc7 Qd5 24. e4 Qg5+ 25. Kh1 Kf7 26. d5 e5 27. d6 Rxh2+ 28. Kxh2 Rh8+ 29. Qh3 Rxh3+ 30. Kxh3 Ke6 31. Rf3 Qh5+ 32. Kg3 Qg6+ 0-1

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Jan-05-18  ramanaji dhulipati: http//this game is example to strategic battle.
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