Georg Rotlewi vs Akiba Rubinstein’s Imortal Game

In 1907 faced off against fellow Polish Chess Master, Georg Rotlewi. The result was Rubinstein’s Immortal Game where he brilliantly displayed his attacking prowess and ended up with an incredible finish.

    Georg Rotlewi

Gersz (Georg, George, Gersh) Rotlewi (Rotlevi, Rotlevy) (1889 – 1920) was a Polish chess master. In 1906, Rotlewi tied for 5-6th in Łódź (Akiba Rubinstein

  Akiba Rubinstein

Akiba Kiwelowicz Rubinstein (1 December 1880 – 14 March 1961) was a Polish chess grandmaster who is considered to have been one of the strongest players never to have become World Chess Champion.

In Rubinstein’s youth, he defeated top players such as José Raúl Capablanca and Carl Schlechter and was scheduled to play a match with Emanuel Lasker for the World Chess Championship in 1914, but it was cancelled due to the outbreak of World War I. He was unable to re-create the same form after the war, and his later life was plagued by mental illness.