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Emanuel Lasker vs David Janowski
Lasker - Janowski (1909), Paris FRA, rd 5, Oct-27
Spanish Game: Exchange Variation. General (C68)  ·  1-0



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Jul-05-08  JimmyVermeer: According to Mark Weeks, Black's 26th move was Re6, which doesn't make sense because White could play dxe6+, giving White a significant advantage.
Jul-14-17  offramp: Game 5 of the match, played October 27th 1909. In game 3, Lasker vs Janowski, 1909 Lasker had played...

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9. Be3. I don't think it makes a lot of difference.
There is a lot of moving around. We arrive at this position at move 44. Lasker has just played 44. Rd5.

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Lasker now offered a draw.

Very surprisingly, Janowsky declined the offer and played
44...Nd6? (...Ne7 was better.)

Lasker then plays his usual accurate chess until in this position

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Janowsky gave it all up. He is 2 pawns down and he cannot save the b-pawn.

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