Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Homer Nods (II)

One of the greatest players ever makes perhaps the worst move of his career:

9. ... Ba6??

I'm sure even you and I can spot the refuatation...

Can any reader identify the man, the tournament, the opponent?

For all the fascinating background see here.

1 comment:

Ryan Emmett said...

Qa4 followed by d5 wins the Knight at c6. Not Capablanca's finest hour. To give him his due, I believe he played on for a long time to try to salvage a draw, but even he couldn't pull it off.