Famous Chess Game: Edward Lasker vs George Alan Thomas

This game between Edward Lasker and Sir George Alan Thomas is likely one of the most popular in all of chess. It acts as an excellent example of a king walk in chess. Moreover, the games’ final move which leads to checkmate is both artistic and extremely rare.

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 f5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. e4
fxe4 7. Nxe4 b6 8. Ne5 O-O 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. Qh5 Qe7 11. Qxh7+
Kxh7 12. Nxf6+ Kh6 13. Neg4+ Kg5 14. h4+ Kf4 15. g3+ Kf3
16. Be2+ Kg2 17. Rh2+ Kg1 18. Kd2# 1-0

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