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This game was published in the chess column of the <Atlanta Sunny South>, August 10, 1878, with these comments among others:
<29.Qd3> "Capt. MacKenzie here points out that he could have won the game by Qd5, and we are inclined to think he is right."
<29...Qg8> "Played with deadly accuracy. Steinitz says, 'An exceedingly fine maneuver on the part of the veteran, as deep and effective as it is quiet and unassuming.'"
Well, I don't know, though I see that <heuristic> gives 29.Qd5 as a better move. But clearly <30.Ra1>, setting up the ...Bxb5 shot, was not good.
It's a testament to MacKenzie's courage that he would enter such a double-edged position against Anderssen, even an aged Anderssen well past his peak.