Capablanca vs Tartakower
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[Event "New York"] [Site "New York"] [Round "6"] [White "Capablanca"] [Black "Tartakower"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A40"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: 1...e6 2.Nf3"] 1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 f5 3. c4 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Bd3 Bb7 8. O-O Qe8 9. Qe2 Ne4 10. Bxe7 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Qxe7 12. a4 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Nc6 14. Rfb1 Rae8 15. Qh3 Rf6 16. f4 Na5 17. Qf3 d6 18. Re1 Qd7 19. e4 fxe4 20. Qxe4 g6 21. g3 Kf8 22. Kg2 Rf7 23. h4 d5 24. cxd5 exd5 25. Qxe8+ Qxe8 26. Rxe8+ Kxe8 27. h5 Rf6 28. hxg6 hxg6 29. Rh1 Kf8 {Diagram #} 30. Rh7 {Cutting the king off} 30... Rc6 31. g4 {trying to create passed pawns} 31... Nc4 32. g5 Ne3+ 33. Kf3 Nf5 34. Bxf5 gxf5 {White now has a passed pawn on g6} 35. Kg3 Rxc3+ 36. Kh4 Rf3 37. g6 Rxf4+ 38. Kg5 {White's king is very active and helps to create mate threats while winning pawns} 38... Re4 39. Kf6 {Threatens Rh8 mate. He didn't take Black's f-pawn as it provides his king with shelter from Black rook checks} 39... Kg8 40. Rg7+ Kh8 41. Rxc7 Re8 {necessary to stop mate} 42. Kxf5 { Now White just mops up the pawns} 42... Re4 43. Kf6 Rf4+ 44. Ke5 Rg4 45. g7+ Kg8 (45... Rxg7 46. Rxg7 Kxg7 47. Kxd5 Kf6 48. Kd6 { White supports his pawn which will promote}) 46. Rxa7 Rg1 ({Black can't play} 46... Rg5+ 47. Kf6 Rg1 48. Ra8+ Kh7 49. Rh8#) 47. Kxd5 Rc1 { Trying to cut the king off} 48. Kd6 Rc2 49. d5 Rc1 50. Rc7 Ra1 51. Kc6 Rxa4 52. d6 {again, White is more concerned with promoting than winning the final pawn.} 1-0
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Players
WhiteCapablanca
BlackTartakower
Game
Moves52
OpeningA40 — Queen's Pawn: 1...e6 2.Nf3
Result1-0
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Tournament
TournamentNew York
LocationNew York
Round6