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Jose Raul Capablanca vs Benito Higinio Villegas
Exhibition game (1911) (exhibition), Buenos Aires ARG, Jun-02
Queen Pawn Game: General (D00)  ·  1-0

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May-07-19
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Capablanca finally fell for the Royal Knight Fork when he was ready to and played 39. gxf3 - the 'joke' (Hooper and Brandreth's comment) had been on the board since Black 35th move.

The passed pawns are no match for the Queen.

Easy enough to see, I only mention it in passing because against the same player three years later Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 the more famous sister game was played which featured another Queen sac to push through a passed pawn.

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