chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Emanuel Lasker vs Adolf Albin
Nuremberg (1896), Nuremberg GER, rd 12, Aug-01
Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Variation (A84)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 6 times; par: 75 [what's this?]

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 2 more Lasker/Albin games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE OF THIS GAME IS AVAILABLE.  [CLICK HERE]

Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-24-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Pawn and Two: Albin missed his grand opportunity in this game. Albin had the better of the game, and at move 25, could have won by exchanging rooks and pushing his f-pawn. Instead, Albin pushed the f-pawn first, allowing Lasker to exchange rooks. After the double exchange of rooks, Albin had only a small advantage. Additional errors by Albin resulted in the loss of the game.

The winning line was: 25...Rxd2 26.Rxd2 (if Qxd2, Rd8 followed by Rxd1 and Qxf2), 26...f4; Black will now win material and has a winning position. If 27.exf4 there follows e3.

Albin continued competing in tournaments and matches for several more years, but never again had the opportunity of playing Lasker. In their prior games, Albin had lost at Graz 1890 and at New York 1893. Their Hastings 1895 game was a draw.

Oct-13-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: Albin played some remarkable Dutch defenses. This one ended better for him: Janowski vs Albin, 1895

The Hastings tournament book notes that Albin was "pardonably proud" of the Janowski game.

Dec-19-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  kingscrusher: 23...Rxd3 seems to crush in all variations

Emanuel Lasker - Adolf Albin 1-0 12.0, Nuremberg Nuremberg GER 1896


click for larger view

Analysis by Stockfish 14:

1. -+ (-3.94): 24.Rxd3 f4 25.exf4 Rxf4 26.Rf1 Bxd3 27.Qxd3 Rxf2 28.Rxf2 Qxf2 29.Qb1 Ne7 30.b4 axb4 31.axb4 Be3 32.Nd6 Ng6 33.Ne4 Qe2 34.Ng3 Qxc4 35.Qe4 Qxe4 36.Nxe4 Bd4 37.Bc3 Nf4 38.b5

Black is winning

(Gavriel, 19.12.2021)

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific game only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Albin misses an easy one
from Lasker's Great Escapes by Calli
Game #83
from John Nunn's Chess Course copy by ChessMessKnight
Nuremberg 1896
by Benzol
DUTCH RUBINSTEIN
from DUTCH DEFENSE by gambitfan
Trainning to a brilliant practice
by Antiochus
The Lion King
by chocobonbon
bengalcat47's favorite games5
by bengalcat47
if 35 Qxb7 Qc5
from Treasure's Ark by Gottschalk
Dutch Classical Rubinstein 3...Bb4 pin (A84) 1-0 Black blunders
from Flashback to the Summer of 19XY by fredthebear
Nuremberg 1896
by JoseTigranTalFischer
Game #83
from Lasker JNCC by chestofgold
33
from Veliki majstori saha 7 LASKER (Petrovic) by Chessdreamer
Game #83
from John Nunn's Chess Course by Incremental
Dutch Classical Rubinstein 3...Bb4 pin (A84) 1-0 Black blunders
from Bb4 Dutchies by fredthebear
Game #83
from JNCC Games by pqmatagi

Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC