Lasker Trap

by National Life Master Loal Davis  

Emanuel_LaskerEmanuel Lasker

White “Trapped” vs  Black “Trapper”

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e5

Trapped vs. Trapper,  ?,  2015.03.28,  Round ?The Albin Countergambit

3. dxe5 d4 4. e3

Trapped vs. Trapper,  ?,  2015.03.28,  Round ?An Innocent Looking Move – BUT – A Mistake

Bb4+ 5. Bd2 dxe3 6. Bxb4 exf2+ 7. Ke2

Trapped vs. Trapper,  ?,  2015.03.28,  Round ?Black To Play

fxg1=N+

A star move.  Promoting to a Queen allows White to exchange Queen’s with check before recapturing.  Bg4+ does not win the Queen; White can interpose with the Knight.

8. Rxg1 Bg4+

Trapped vs. Trapper,  ?,  2015.03.28,  Round ?Game Over

0-1

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