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Emanuel Lasker vs Forbes
Simul, 30b (1898) (exhibition), Cheltenham ENG, Nov-24
English Opening: Symmetrical. Normal Variation (A34)  ·  1-0



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  MissScarlett: One slight problem with this game - both Lasker and Forbes apparently missed <29...Nh3#>. When the score appeared in the <Cheltenham Examiner> of December 14th, the annotator missed it too. In the following column, <It is seldom that we have a misprint in a game, but there was one last week in "Lasker v. Col. Forbes." Black's 26th move was B-Q2, not Q6; the latter was impossible.> But of the missing mate...
May-15-20  mifralu: The "Cheltenham Examiner" gives the following pretty finish from a simultaneous display at Cheltenham by Mr. Lasker recently:

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White: E.Lasker
Black: F. Forbes Robertson

< Whyld (1998) game# 442, p. 81 >

1. Rxb5+ axb5 2. Qa7+ Rxa7 3. Rxa7# 1-0

<Cheltenham Examiner, 30 November 1898, p. 6>

Probably <Farquhar Forbes-Robertson> of 2 Keynsham Bank, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

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