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Emanuel Lasker vs Landis
Casual game (1911), Nashville, TN USA, Oct-23
Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Defense (C21)  ·  1-0



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  TheFocus: Ken Whyld shows an exhibition conducted in Nashville on October 23, 1911.
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  MissScarlett: Lasker gave this game in his regular <Courier-Journal> column, dated October 24th, which appeared in the paper on November 5th.

<The lecture was followed with attention, and then a simultaneous seance was begun. Twenty players took boards against me. At about half-past 10 o'clock the exhibition came to an end. I had won all the games. Later I played a few games with Mr. Landis, one of which was as follows:...>

The uncertainty as to whether this game began before midnight is why I didn't date it to the 23rd upon submission, although for practical purposes, it would be reasonable so to do.

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  MissScarlett: Someone ought to start a collection of Lasker games missing from <The Collected Games of Emanuel Lasker by K. Whyld (Nottingham, 1998)>.
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  TheFocus: Yes, you should.
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  MissScarlett: OK, I think I'll call it <The Unknown Emanuel Lasker>. Will need to determine, as far as possible, original, or near as, sources.

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23(?).10.1911 (Courier-Journal, 1911.11.05)
from The Unknown Emanuel Lasker by MissScarlett

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