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Emanuel Lasker vs Celso Golmayo Zupide
Match (1893), Havana CUB, rd 1, Jan-22
Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27)  ·  1-0

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Jan-12-10
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  keypusher: Lasker vs Pirc, 1935 is a better game, but it is strange that it should be so much better known than this snappy miniature from 42 years earlier.

A few notes cribbed from Soltis:

9...Ng4? (9...Qb6 wasn't played for many more years) 10.Bxg4 Bxd4 (10...Bxg4? 11.Nxc6 wins a piece) 11.Bxd4 Bxg4 (now 11...Nxd4 loses a piece to 12.Bxc8) 12.Qd2! (A powerful move that Black either underestimated or overlooked. Now 12...Nxd4 13.Qxd4 followed by 14.f5 and Black is in trouble on the kingside.) 12...Be6? (the ugly 12...e5 is "mandatory") 13.f5! Bc4 14. Rf3 Nxd4 15.Qxd4 Ba6 (better was a bad ending after 15...Qb6) 16.Nd5 Rc8


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17.f6! (threatening the capture on e7 as well as Qe3-h6) 17...Rc4 (17...e6 18.Ne7+ Kh8 19.Nxc8 Qxc8 20.Qxd6 Rd8 21.Rc3) 18.Qd2 exf6 19.Qh6 f5 20.Rh3, Black resigns.

Jul-16-10  cuppajoe: Golmayo trades off his Dragon bishop unprovoked and immediately gets what he deserves.
Jun-19-12  PhilFeeley: Perhaps the caption should be "Don't be Zupide!"
Jul-08-12  bengalcat47: This game can be found in Reinfeld's book "Great Short Games of the Chess Masters."
Nov-08-14  TheFocus: Match Game 1 of a match played in Havana, Cuba on January 22, 1893.
Nov-08-14  MarkFinan: He made chess look so easy, especially in this game. 13.f5 looks natural enough but it's the beginning of the end for black. Nice little game, nothing spectacular just a patient execution, imo of course.
Nov-02-16
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  keypusher: <cuppajoe: Golmayo trades off his Dragon bishop unprovoked and immediately gets what he deserves.>

Actually 10....Bxd4 is forced. 10....Bxg4 11.Nxc6 as noted, though it looks like Black can limit the damage with 11....Qd7 12.Nxe7+ Kh8 13.Nxg6+ fxg6.

His 9th move was where Black went wrong.

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