Kxb Qn Kr Rb Bxp Krl Black Resigns

The great Cuban player José Raoul Capablanca (World Champion 1921-7) has suffered some adverse PR in that his public image is often projected as that of a colourless, risk-free technician. But I wonder how many people realize that a sharp sacrificial idea, normally associated with Keres and Tal, was actually pioneered by Capablanca?

Capablanca-Havasi, Budapest, 1928. Queen's Gambit Accepted.

A senseless moment to accept the gambit, since White can now play P-K4 in one move. If Black wants to play the QGA he should do so on move two.

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