Carl Schlechter - Emanuel Lasker
Excerpt from game 5, Berlin, 1910
Black is a healthy pawn up with all the winning chances, but...
46...Ra5! maintained a large advantage, probably sufficient to win. Schlechter gives 47.Rb3! Qxb3 48.Qxa5+ Qb6 as winning for Black while 46...Rb5 was also good enough, as suggested by Capablanca
Schlechter is playing all the right moves and it is already time for Black to start thinking in terms of being satified with a draw. Lured on by his material advantage, Lasker goes for more. Note that 50...Rb3?? was no good: 51.Qxb3 Qf4+ 52.Qg3 wins for White.
But this is certainly going too far. Schlechter suggests 54...Rb7!
Desperate measures were now called for. Letting White win the black queen after 55...c3! offered excellent chances of salvation based on the advanced c-pawn.
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