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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Mikhail Chigorin
Steinitz - Chigorin World Championship Rematch (1892), Havana CUB, rd 2, Jan-03
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65)  ·  1/2-1/2


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Jul-31-06  suenteus po 147: <> According to my source the players here are reversed. Steinitz should be white and Chigorin should be black. This game was also played in the second round of the match, not the first.
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  keypusher: Why not 32...Re2?
Jul-31-06  fgh: <keypusher>: 32. ... Re2 33. Rg3!! Qxg3! 34. Qxe2 Qxh2+! 35. Kxh2 Rxe2 36.a4 Re3 37. d6! cxd6 38. Rxd6 Rxb3 39. Rxa6 and the endgame should be a clear and easy draw draw. I feel proud of my analysis :-)
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  keypusher: <fgh> And so you should! (As far as I can tell.)
Feb-28-08  Knight13: Steinitz should've played on. Those weak pawns on the queen side don't seem to be healthy; a few punches might knock them out.
Sep-03-10  soothsayer8: Why a draw? All the big boys are still on the board and black's at a serious pawn disadvantage.
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  Gypsy: <soothsayer8: Why a draw? ...> Check the line that <fgh> gives. It leads to a draw pretty convincingly.
Mar-05-13  shepi13: Maybe after 32...Re2 33. Rg3 Qxg3 34. Qxe2 Rxe2!? 35. hxg3 Rxa2 black can claim a slight edge, although it should still be an easy draw.
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