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Jose Raul Capablanca vs William G Morris
New York Masters (1911), New York, NY USA, rd 2, Jan-23
Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40)  ·  1-0



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Jan-22-06  Whitehat1963: As usual, Capa makes it look so easy. A nice and simple little puzzle after 25...Qd7. The reply is indefensible.
May-19-09  blacksburg: once again, a combination that i've seen in a bunch of tactics books, but never knew it was capablanca.
May-19-09  gus inn: -c4 is a positionel howler which make the rest really easy for Capa.Todays topplayer would never play such a move.
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  Mateo: 21...c4? was awful and then 24...Rg8? loses at least a pawn.
Sep-27-22  amdixon: In the final position all of Whites pieces are active on the kingside attacking the queen and a mate

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with 28. Rxh7+ Kxh7 29. Qh5# or if 27. Qf8 then 29. Qh5+ Qh3 30. Qxh3#.

The only way to continue playing for black is to sacrifice the g8 rook with 27...Rxh2+ 28. Kxh2 Qf8 but this leaves black a piece down without any compensation

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