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Both are smiling. They're obviously fond of each other, but we don't expect family sentiment to get in the way of competitive desire. As the clock is started, Emanuel Lasker is heard to remark (with a wink), "Let's see what you've learned, youngster," as he pushes his e-pawn two squares forward. Both players look exhausted after their marathon game that, although full of sound and fury, in the end signified nothing. We later asked Tartakower if he thought that they dragged it out so that people wouldn't think that they were "going easy" on each other bacause they're related.

Lasker, Mr. Capablanca plays Mr. Alekhine --". At this, an absolute scream goes up from the crowd! The game they've been waiting for: the present World Champion against the man who many feel should be the next challenger! It takes several moments for the commotion to die down enough for Mr. Helms to proceed. "Mr. Reti, Dr. Tartakower has drawn Mr. Maroczy, Mr. Yates will play Mr. Edward Lasker, and Mr. " Normally there would be a ripple of disappointed muttering from the crowd at the mention of a bye for Marshall, their favorite, but the excitement over the Capablanca-Alekhine joust has drowned any disappointment that they may have felt.

We arrive at the Bronx Zoo a few minutes later. Tartakower and Edward Lasker are waiting for us at the gate. After warm greetings are exchanged, we enter the zoo together. Our zoological expedition is interesting, but uneventful, until we reach the "Monkey House". As we're proceeding from cage to cage, Tartakower suddenly stops short. " Reti asks. " Tartakower replies, staring at the cage housing "Suzan", an orangutan. " the younger Lasker inquires. " We all laugh at this, assuming it to be another of Tartakower's pranks.

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