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Frank Marshall vs Siegbert Tarrasch
Marshall - Tarrasch (1905), Nuremberg GER, rd 17, Oct-14
Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61)  ·  0-1



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May-16-03  WhoKeres: Tarrasch's 11th move, ...d3 gives him the initiative until the end of the game. Marshall's play looks pretty planless to me, as he just sort or runs around making threats with his queen. Tarrasch's style really caused Marshall problems during their many games against one another.
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  Chessical: Marshall plays against a defence against which he has no prior tournament experience. His first experience of the Bird's defence was four games before in this match

Marshall vs Tarrasch, 1905

<7.Qh5> is an innovation, but gives him nothing. Tarrasch methodically builds his advantage after <11..d3!>

<22.Qd7> leads directly from an inferior position to Marshall defeat. He overlooks that his Queen will become trapped after <24...Re7>.

Dec-13-14  RookFile: Tarrasch certainly gave Marshall a lesson in this game. It sure looks like 7. Qh5 didn't work out here.

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Game 17
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