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Kieseritsky - Horwitz Match

Lionel Adalbert Bagration Felix Kieseritzky7.5/12(+7 -4 =1)[games]
Bernhard Horwitz4.5/12(+4 -7 =1)[games] Chess Event Description
Kieseritsky - Horwitz (1846)

Played in London, England in July 28 - August 11.

Kieseritsky 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 = 1 7.5 Horwitz 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 = 0 4.5

Missing Information: Games have July date, though the majority must have been played in August.

Based on an original collection by User: TheFocus.

 page 1 of 1; 12 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kieseritzky vs Horwitz 1-0521846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC50 Giuoco Piano
2. Kieseritzky vs Horwitz 1-0411846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC42 Petrov Defense
3. Horwitz vs Kieseritzky 1-0231846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC44 King's Pawn Game
4. Kieseritzky vs Horwitz  0-1371846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC42 Petrov Defense
5. Horwitz vs Kieseritzky 0-1291846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC45 Scotch Game
6. Kieseritzky vs Horwitz 1-0561846Kieseritsky - HorwitzA82 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
7. Horwitz vs Kieseritzky 0-1551846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
8. Kieseritzky vs Horwitz 0-1261846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC26 Vienna
9. Horwitz vs Kieseritzky  0-1381846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC53 Giuoco Piano
10. Horwitz vs Kieseritzky 0-1311846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC51 Evans Gambit
11. Horwitz vs Kieseritzky 1-0201846Kieseritsky - HorwitzC51 Evans Gambit
12. Kieseritzky vs Horwitz ½-½671846Kieseritsky - HorwitzA84 Dutch
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  zanzibar: Here is some info on this match from <>:

Event data
Place: London
Start date: 28 July 1846
End date: 11 Aug. 1846


Sunnucks gives the result as +7-4 for Kieseritzky, as does Stanley in the American Chess Magazine and Walker in Bell's Life in London; all other sources give +7-4=1. The Chess Player's Chronicle (v.7, 1846) gives +7-4=0 on p.281, but corrects this to +7-4=1 on p.304, giving the drawn game on pp.301-303. Similarly, the Illustrated London News gives +7-4=0 in the 15 Aug. 1846 issue but gives the drawn game in the 19 Sept. 1846 issue. Di Felice gives precise start and end dates.>

At the time of the match EDOchess shows Kieseritzky at the height of his powers, with ELO = 2606 46.

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  zanzibar: The <Missing Information> statement in the bio should be removed, since half of the games could have been played in July - if the rate of play was 2/day.

A caution about what would otherwise be a sensible, almost common sense, assumption.

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