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Jose Raul Capablanca vs Miguel Angel Gelly
Exhibition game (1911), Buenos Aires ARG, May-12
Four Knights Game: Spanish. Symmetrical Variation (C49)  ·  1-0



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Jun-10-15  TheFocus: This was the first of thirteen exhibition games against the best players of Argentina, played during Capablanca's 1st South American Tour.

This game was played in Buenos Aires on May 12, 1911.

Aug-27-15  Old Chess: TheFocus:
Please, give me a information.
Hooper and Brandreth, in "The Unknown Capablanca", have cited only two dates for Buenos Aires, 1911: May 07 and June 29. What's your source for the date May 12, 1911? Thank you in advance. :)
Aug-27-15  TheFocus: <Old Chess> Are you looking at the dates for simultaneous exhibitions? This game was an exhibition game, not a simul.
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  MissScarlett: <Hooper and Brandreth, in "The Unknown Capablanca", have cited only two dates for Buenos Aires, 1911: May 07 and June 29.>

Those were the dates of the simultaneous exhibitions. The thirteen individual exhibition games each occurred on separate days.

The game type here is listed as 'exhibition' but, in my opinion, it should be 'classical', although the line is always not so easily drawn.

Aug-27-15  TheFocus: <The game type here is listed as 'exhibition' but, in my opinion, it should be 'classical', although the line is always not so easily drawn.>

I agree.

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  MissScarlett: What I don't get, is how, if <Oldchess> has the <The Unknown Capablanca>, he could be unaware of this? It has separate chapters on exhibition and simul games. Perhaps he's relying on:
May-27-16  Old Chess: Thanks!

Really, my lack of attention... :(

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