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Frank James Marshall vs Leo Fleischmann Forgacs
San Sebastian (1912), San Sebastian ESP, rd 7, Feb-27
Tarrasch Defense: Prague Variation (D33)  ·  1-0



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Nov-05-02  AgentRgent: Can anyone explain why this is 0-1 here?
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  Sneaky: That's got to be a mistake. White has forced mate. I just used the "suggest your correction" link and told the site about it.
Nov-05-02  AgentRgent: With black to move there's a forced mate?
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  Sneaky: I think so! Black can play Qxf2+ for spite but after that there is no stopping Rh8# or Rh8,Qh7#
Nov-05-02  AgentRgent: Black can play g6 and escape the imediate mate.. but not the loss..
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  Sneaky: Oh, you are right--no forced mate! But White wins a rook with 23...g6 24. Rh8+ 25. Kg7 26. Qh6+ Kf6 27. Rxf8

Oh and hey look, they fixed it--it says 1-0 now.

Nov-06-02  AgentRgent: Well they changed it in the heading but the game score still shows 0-1.. but that's picking nits perhaps.
Apr-04-08  Knight13: 16...O-O?? Yes, ...h6 would've been better, but this kind of oversight shouldn't happen in these levels of competition.
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  Pawn and Two: <Knight13> Fritz considers (.73) (18 ply) 16...c5 17.Bf5 0-0 18.Bxh7+ Kh8 19.Bf5 Bxf5 20.Qxf5 to be the best continuation at move 16.

The roof caved in with 21...Rf8?. Black should play 21...Qxb2, if then 22.Re7 Qxa2 23.Rxf7, Black may be losing, but it is still a fight.

No blame can be given to Clerc for this loss, as this game was actually played at San Sebastian 1912! Marshall vs L Forgacs, 1912.

Apr-04-08  Knight13: <Pawn and Two> Thanks for the info, once again!
Oct-04-08  hitsujyun: If 23...f6; 24.Qe6+
If 23...g6; 24.Rh8+ Kg7; 25.Qh6+
If 23...f5; 24.Rh8+ Kf2; 25.Qxf5+ Ke7; 26.Re1+
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  zydeco: Tarrasch introduced 10....Be6 two rounds earlier and Rubinstein played 11.Na4. Marshall improves with 11.e4! cracking the center open. It looks like this game is won out of the opening.
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