Alatortsev vs Capablanca
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[Event "Moscow"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Alatortsev"] [Black "Capablanca"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E00"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: Neo-Indian"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8. Nf3 Nxc3 9. bxc3 {The series of exchanges have eased Black's defensive burden. Now both sides complete their development.} 9... b6 10. Be2 Bb7 11. O-O c5 12. Ne5 Nc6 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 {Black has achieved a comfortable position.} 14. Bf3 Rac8 15. a4 cxd4 16. cxd4 g6 17. Bxc6 Rxc6 18. Qd3 Qb7 19. Rfb1 Rfc8 20. h3 a6 21. Qa3 Rc2 22. Qd6 {If only there were no pawn at f2, Black could deliver checkmate in one move, with Qxg2 mate. Seeing this, Capablanca finds a mating attack.} 22... Rxf2 23. Qg3 { 23.Kxf2 Rc2+ 24.Ke1 Qxg2 25.Qb8+ Kg7 26.Qe5+ f6 and White runs out of checks.} 23... Re2 {White resigned, since the position is now hopeless, even though there is no immediate mate threat. If you think you can hold the position, try playing it against Gambit!} 24. Rc1 Rxc1+ 25. Rxc1 b5 0-1
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Players
WhiteAlatortsev
BlackCapablanca
Game
Moves25
OpeningE00 — Queen's Pawn: Neo-Indian
Result0-1
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Tournament
TournamentMoscow
Location?
Round0