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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Adolf Anderssen
London (1862)  ·  King's Gambit: Accepted. Muzio Gambit Accepted From Defense (C37)  ·  0-1
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-02-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  InspiredByMorphy: What control and patience Anderssen
shows in this game. Impressive.
Sep-02-04  fred lennox: Do you know what player, in complexion, reminds me most of Anderssen? (your not going to believe this) - Larson. Especailly as his career develops. As a side note, both were mild mannered men.
May-31-06  sneaky pete: 22.Bxe7 .. is winning.
Nov-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  heuristic: mo' better moves :

19...f3 20.Rxf3 fxe5 21.Bxe5 Qg5 22.Rxf8+

20.e6 dxe6 21.Bxe6 Rg8 22.Bxg8 Kf8

21...Rc8 22.Qxa7 Rcc6 23.Bxe7 Qxe7 24.Qb8+

22.Bxe7 Re6 23.Bxe6 dxe6 24.Rxe6

28.Rxe7 Qxe7 29.Qc3+ Kd8 30.Qxf6 Qxf6

35.Rd7 Qxd7 36.Rxd7 Kxd7 37.Qxh7+ Kc8

Jan-31-12  Knight13: 8. Nc3 is a very brave move, if not reckless or bold. White opens up the position for his pieces with that move, signaling that Steinitz has decided to go all out.

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