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Adolf Anderssen vs Daniel Harrwitz
Anderssen-Harrwitz (1848), Breslau GER, rd 9
Sicilian Defense: Morphy Gambit (B21)  ·  0-1


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Sep-14-04  InspiredByMorphy: Harrwitz plays very well, but what if Anderssen played 11.Ngxe4 ?
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  tamar: Do you mean on move 12? 12 Nxc3 looks okay to me, but I would like to see Anderssen open the f file with 14 f3. 14 f4 can be ignored with 14...h6, but 14 f3 h6 15 fxe4 keeps the initiative.
Sep-19-04  InspiredByMorphy: <tamar> I agree. Your line looks like it wins.
Jan-07-14  MarkFinan:

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I flicked through the game and I thought white was lost from here. In fact I was just going to type 'White should have just resigned here'. But I let the engine look at it before I commented, and I was right! Qe2 in this position and white should resign. So, anyone?? What level of play elo wise is this in today's money? I just picked this at random, it could be whites worst ever game, but I don't think this is master chess.. will someone please prove me wrong because that's what I want. I don't know much about these old players, but from what I do see, I see nothing that should have players/play like this classed anywhere near 2500 rated chess.

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  tamar: 2500 players starting from a Fischer Random position. That's about right.

They might not even do as well.

Jan-07-14  MarkFinan: You show this game to someone who doesn't know who played it and they'll tell you it's far from top level chess. If I can see it then???
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