Capablanca vs Fonaroff
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[Event "New York"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Capablanca"] [Black "Fonaroff"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C44"] [Opening "Scotch: 3...d6"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 d6 { This is weak, but Black hopes to keep his center pawn.} 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bb5 Bd7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 {Now White threatens to win Black's e-pawn.} 7... exd4 { 7...O-O 8.Bxc6 Bxc6 9.dxe5 dxe5 10.Qxd8 Rfxd8 11.Nxe5 Bxe4 12.Nxe4 Nxe4 13.Nd3 White wins material because ofthepin} 8. Nxd4 Nxd4 { Black should castle. Now White's queen gets a strong post.} 9. Qxd4 Bxb5 10. Nxb5 O-O 11. Qc3 {White prepares to bring his knight to f5.} 11... c6 12. Nd4 Nd7 13. Nf5 Bf6 14. Qg3 Ne5 15. Bf4 Qc7 16. Rad1 Rad8 {White now has a beautiful combination. You may want to try to find it before looking at the rest of the game.} 17. Rxd6 Rxd6 18. Bxe5 {Black is now tied down to both his queen and the defense of g7. He tries a clever tactical defense, but White has seen further.} 18... Rd1 {18...Qa5 19.f4 Bxe5 20.fxe5 Rg6 21.Ne7+} 19. Rxd1 Bxe5 {The bishop looks strong here, but it has little attacking potential because it must defend g7.} 20. Nh6+ Kh8 {Now White has a final combination which mates or wins a piece. Try to look for it yourself before continuing.} 21. Qxe5 Qxe5 22. Nxf7+ 1-0
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WhiteCapablanca
BlackFonaroff
Game
Moves22
OpeningC44 — Scotch: 3...d6
Result1-0
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TournamentNew York
Location?
Round0