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

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Why is "The Seventh Seal" called so?

I just found the following game [Title "Carlos Torre vs Emmanuel Lasker, Moscow 1925"] [FEN ""] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 Be7 6. Nbd2 d6 7. c3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 ...
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Lasker (?) on strategy and tactics

Many years ago I read (in a Russian book) a saying Strategy is creating true values; tactics is refuting the false ones. which the book attributed to Emmanuel Lasker. Does anybody know where Lasker (...
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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 [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 ...
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