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Jose Raul Capablanca vs Frederick Samson Dunkelsbuhler
"Dunkelsbuhler's Day Off" (game of the day Nov-19-2013)
Simul, 28b (1913) (exhibition), City of London CC, London ENG, Oct-13
Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason Variation (C42)  ·  1-0

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Nov-19-13  PaulLovric: first
Nov-19-13  YoungEd: Of course not 15...♕x♕, but with ...♗d7 Black could have hung around for a few more moves. Sure, you're not going to win when you're a pawn down to the champ, but at least you don't have to say "I lost in 15 moves!"
Nov-19-13
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  Phony Benoni: It's worse than it looks at first glance. Besides the mate threats, Black has to worry about ideas like 16.Bc4 winning the exchange. Still you would have expected him to play on a few moves so he could resign without everyone staring at the board.
Nov-19-13  Tim Delaney: <YoungEd> after 15...Bd7, white has Bc4 winning the exchange. And it just gets worse from there.
Nov-19-13
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  FSR: D'oh! http://files.myopera.com/Smooth%20C...
Nov-19-13
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  morfishine: Dunkelsbuhler is a surname presumably originating from the German city Dunkelsbuhl, which is located midway between Nuremburg and Stuttgart. Apparently, at the time this game was played, chess had not found its way to this region

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Nov-19-13  backrank: <morfishine> Apparently you mean Dinkelsbuehl. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinkel...
Nov-19-13  backrank: In German, 'dunkel' means 'dark'. Obviously, this is not a very bright game on Dunkelsbuhler's part ;)
Nov-19-13  I Like Fish: buhler...
buhler...
anyone...
Nov-19-13  solskytz: Does the pun have any connotations outside this specific game? Is it some kind of a cultural reference that I missed?
Nov-19-13  hms123: <solskytz>

There is a movie <Ferris Bueller's Day Off>.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042/

I assume that is the reference.

Nov-19-13
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  kevin86: After this game,I would like to drive around Chicago,too. lol
Nov-19-13  solskytz: Oh, now I get it! Thanks :-)
Nov-19-13  Doniez: But after 15...Bd7, is the game a sure victory for White? The pressure on the Rook f7 is extremely high but at least black could have tried some additional moves.
Nov-19-13
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  FSR: <Doniez> As previous commenters have pointed out, on 15...Bd7 White would have won an exchange (rook for bishop) with 16.Bc4. One could play on down an exchange and pawn, but Black evidently decided, not unreasonably, that this was hopeless against Capablanca.
Nov-19-13  lopedevega: 13... Af6 has been the decisive mistake.
Nov-19-13  Refused: I think black's trouble started earlier.
9...f5 does not look like the best continuation to me.
Nov-19-13
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  morfishine: <backrank> Apparently, Dinkelsb├╝hl is Dunkelsb├╝hl, with the name changing over the years
Nov-19-13
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  thegoodanarchist: Love the pun! Coincidentally, I have rented Ferris Buhler's Day Off from Netflix and it is sitting in my living room right now.
Nov-19-13  Mudphudder: Was resignation at this point really necessary though?
Nov-19-13
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  FSR: <thegoodanarchist: Love the pun! Coincidentally, I have rented Ferris Buhler's Day Off from Netflix and it is sitting in my living room right now.>

It's no coincidence. Everything happens for a reason.

Nov-19-13
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  Phony Benoni: <FSR: Everything happens for a reason.>.

You need to look at some of my games.

Nov-20-13
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  thegoodanarchist: <Phony Benoni: <FSR: Everything happens for a reason.>.

You need to look at some of my games.>

This should be quote of the day!

Jun-15-15
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  TheFocus: From a simultaneous exhibition in London, England on October 13, 1913 at the City of London Chess Club.

Capablanca scored +18=3-7.

Mar-10-18
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  MissScarlett: <Dunkelsbuhler> had another go four days later, with the same result.

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