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Preston Ware vs Max Weiss
Vienna (1882), Vienna AUT, rd 1, May-10
Queen Pawn Game: Mason Attack (D00)  ·  1-0


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Sep-29-04  clocked: 17...h6 appears to be the losing move
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  akiba82: Excellent game by Ware against a player soon to be in the top ten. Weiss went on to share first prize with Chigorin at NY 1889. Steinitz offered him a world championship match following that event, but Weiss declined.
Jan-16-10  bengalcat47: This game can be found in the book The King-Hunr in Chess by W.H. Cozens.
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  GrahamClayton: <clocked>17...h6 appears to be the losing move.

I think that Black's losing moves were the time he wasted with his knight - 13...♘a5, 14...♘c4, 15...♘a5 and 18...♘c4, while White moved his pieces into position for a successful attack.

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