Today’s Chess Puzzle: Spielman vs Tartakower, 1909


We have a blast from the past for today’s chess puzzle on Epsom & Ewell Times!

This game was played in 1909 between Russian-Austrian player Savielly Tartakower and Austrian player Rudolf Spielman.

Spielman defeated Toartakower using his trademark initiative and went on to finish 3rd in the tournament, which was held in St. Petersburg.

Both players were and still are held in very high regard by contemporary scholars and players.

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