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NN vs Em. Lasker / Maroczy
Tandem simul, 29b (1900) (exhibition), Hamburg GER, Oct-09
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Greco Gambit Traditional Line (C54)  ·  0-1

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Mar-02-19  Sally Simpson: ***

A lively piece of chess from Lasker.
N.N. had to curb his fears of an IQP and play 14.Qxc3 with Ne5 coming. Instead he played the automatic 14.bxc3 and the roof caved in.

Here:


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if 15.f4 to stop Qg5+ then 16...Qe8 with Qe2 or Qg6+ to follow. The White Queen is a spectator. Nice.

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