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Emanuel Lasker vs Erich Cohn
St. Petersburg (1909), St. Petersburg RUE, rd 17, Mar-09
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. Closed Bernstein Variation (C66)  ·  1-0

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Jun-29-10
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  keypusher: A game for the endless polemic between partisans of the ancients and moderns. Cohn was a respectable master -- here is his wonderful brilliancy against Chigorin from Carlsbad 1907.

E Cohn vs Chigorin, 1907

But in this game his ...f5 and ...d5 are a positional horror. Lasker locks down on c5 and after 21 less-than-scintillating moves the game is pretty much over.

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