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Emanuel Lasker was the World Chess Champion from 1894 to 1921.

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A book on the Lasker - Capablanca World Championship Match (1921)

Recently I've been studying Lasker - Capablanca World Championship Match (1921). Is there a book that gives the story behind the match? Also, I would appreciate the game annotations. Best wishes and ...
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Specific for Lasker during 1904 Cambridge Springs tournament

I have heard that Emanuel Lasker, during the great historical tournament in 1904 (in Cambridge Springs), had to face some specific which was imposed on him. I am wondering what could be meant by that? ...
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Capablanca vs Lasker - 1921 WCC

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1241495 [White "Capablanca"] [Black "Lasker"] [FEN "2r2rk1/pb1n1ppp/Bp3q2/2p5/3P4/Q3PN2/PP3PPP/2R1K2R b K - 1 16"] This is the 5ht Match game for the ...
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Help me find this Lasker Chess quote

I remember a few things from his saying - that he can produce a class A player out of an amateur in a span of so and so hours. I remember reading something along these lines, and I guess it's Lasker's ...
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Emanuel Lasker and Psychology

I have heard many people saying that Lasker used psychology to win. But I have also read a Wikipedia page mentioning recent researches refuting this belief and justifying Lasker's tactics to be quite ...