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Ernst Falkbeer vs Johann Jacob Loewenthal
Birmingham (1858), London ENG, rd 2, Sep-17
Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attack (C26)  ·  1-0


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  InspiredByMorphy: Incredible game! Falkbeer's play is genius, sacking a bishop (24.Bxh6!)immediately followed by a rook (25.Rxf6!) to leave blacks king in a hopelessy exposed position. I think Morphy would have enjoyed watching this game.
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  tamar: 33 e5!! is necessary to keep the combination going, but it occurs 9 moves later.
Oct-08-07  Antiochus: Unbelievable!!
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  zanzibar: Are the colors wrong for this game?

FWIW- <CG> agrees with <Chessbase>.

But I believe the original source is from Staunton, 1859, where the game is given as


<019/032 <Falkbeer -- Loewenthal (39) 1-0 > Queen's Knight Opening - Played 9/17 (Fri) at St. George's Club>

from <Chess Player's Chronicle v1 S3 (1859) p19/32>

Feb-18-16  Retireborn: <z> Does NOT agree with Chessbase Big 2002, which has this as the second game of the match, played on 17 September with Loewenthal winning as White.
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