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Jose Raul Capablanca vs Norman Tweed Whitaker
Simul, 22b (1909) (exhibition), Franklin C.C., Philadelphia USA, Apr-02
Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Variation (C78)  ·  0-1

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Apr-17-15
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  MissScarlett: Oh mate, you're 18, you've beaten Lasker and Capablanca you're at university, your whole life ahead of you. What the @#$% went wrong?

Nb, other databases have Black as <E T Whitaker>, but it's definitely Norm.

Apr-17-15
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  offramp: Perhaps Norm was too clever for his own good. Listen to that Dragnet Episode I keep going on about and you'll hear DC Friday's monologue about the go-hick of conmen.
May-30-15
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  naresb: 48. Qh6 was better option for White, could have extended the game.
Jun-10-15
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  TheFocus: From a simultaneous exhibition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 2, 1909.

Capablanca scored +16=4-2.

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