chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

(If you register a free account you won't see all these ads!)
Wilhelm Steinitz vs Belaiev
Casual game (1873), London ENG
King's Gambit: Accepted. Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Defense (C39)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 890 more games of Steinitz
sac: 13.Rxf4 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
May-06-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Marmot PFL: Isn't this a cool checkmate by the Morphy of Austria? Later he decided that this kind of chess was flashy and superficial and became a defensive player.
Mar-09-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  heuristic: 12.Qxh4 is only game

13.Rxf4!?
13.e6 g3 14.Re1 Re8 15.Bxe8 Kxe8 16.Qd3

17...Qg4?!
17...Qe7 18.dxe6 Rxg3 19.Rd1+ Bd7 20.Qxg3

18.Qf7!?
18.Qf6#

Mar-20-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sargon: Preserved kibitzing from Feb-03-04 from the duplicate game: <m0rphy: During the mid 1950s one Horace Shepherd devised a series of "Chess Miniatures" - films wherein the pieces appeared to move by themselves and jump out of the box.I first saw some of these in 1959 (when I was 13) on a childrens' BBC tv programme called "Focus".Later they were shown by ATV their commercial rival.Fascinated in later life by these films, I investigated and tracked down a company called "Intervision".I was delighted to ascertain there were about 33 separate films on 7 videos, so I bought the lot, later reformatting the original videos onto VHS from the original Beta format when the latter died out about 20 years ago.

I later discovered that Shepherd used as his source for these films Irving Chernev's "The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess"(1954).In this book Chernev gives each game a short introduction and it is evident that Shepherd used this narrative when penning the title of each chess game he filmed.

This game goes under a title like "The Incomparable Bishops" and it is aesthetically pleasing to see the White Queen sac for the rook and then the Black king caught in a pleasing crossfire from white's bishops.I learnt the moves by heart when I was about 15 as the game appealed to my artistic sense as well.>

Mar-20-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  morfishine: Wow, can you Belaiev this game?

*****

Jul-13-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: This game appears in the <Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News> of September 26th 1891, p.75, as a game played <some years ago in London>. This is more likely than Vienna, because the Russian Beliaev was a long-term resident of England (as, of course, was Steinitz). I don't know if Chernev (see above) gives the location as Vienna. I'll effect the change.
Jul-13-18  Telemus: Bachmann gives London, 1873, but Whitehead gives London, 1866 and has <Beliaev, Alexander Petrovich>.
Jul-13-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Is Whitehead's DB very reliable? I only know of it by reputation.
Jul-13-18  areknames: Boden's mate all over again.
Jul-13-18  Telemus: <Is Whitehead's DB very reliable? I only know of it by reputation.> Not error-free, but I take it more seriously than most other databases. It's a shame that the key is lost.

https://www.kwabc.org/en/jay-whiteh...

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please submit a correction slip and help us eliminate database mistakes!
<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>
This game is type: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
Gambito de Rey
by Chessdreamer
Check mate II
by popski
xOld Kings and their Gamebits
by fredthebear
Start from 15...Rg8
from Chess Tactics, by GM Drazen Marovic by popski
w21
from Checkmates 20+ by fredthebear
Mate on the 21st move.
from Long games (72+). Short games (28-) by athyn
w21
from Checkmates 18+ by Kasputin
21 moves
from Chess Miniatures, Collection V by wwall
Start from 15...Rg8
from Chess Tactics, by GM Drazen Marovic by Atsa
Amusing
by lonchaney


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC