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

There is a clue unsolved right now on the Holiday Contest Clues Page!   [Official Contest Rules]
Please see this announcement for some updates.
(If you register a free account you won't see all these ads!)
Wilhelm Steinitz vs William Henry Krause Pollock
Hastings (1895), Hastings ENG, rd 6, Aug-12
Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Variation (C53)  ·  0-1


Annotations by Harry Nelson Pillsbury.      [17 more games annotated by Pillsbury]

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

TIP: You can change the color of the light and dark squares by registering a free account then visiting your preferences page. Or, you can change it with the "SETTINGS" link in the lower right.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: 13.Nxe5! would have won a pawn (13...dxe5 14.Qxh5; 13...Qxe5 14.Nc4 with next 15.Qxh5; 13...Nf6 14.N5c4 Nxe4 15.dxc6 bxc6 16.Bxe4 Qxe4 17.Nxd6+ etc.).
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: If 28.exf4, then 28...exf4 29.Qd3 (29.Qc2 Qd4+ 30.Kh1 f3 ) 29...f3 (threatening 30...Nh3+ 31.Kh1 fxg2+ ) 30.Nh4 Bh3 31.Nxf3 (31.Rf2 Bf5 32.Nxf5 Nh3+ ) 31...Bxf1
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: If 30.Nxf5, then 30...Bxf5 31.e4 Bh3 32.Rf2 Bg2

Of course, after 30.Nxf3 Nxe3 white would have lost an exchange.

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, 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, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

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, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please submit a correction slip and help us eliminate database mistakes!
This game is type: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
Em Dash (non PGN) Annotation of move 6
from PGN English - Problematic games by biglo
Round 6 August 12th
from Hastings 1895 by JoseTigranTalFischer
Annotated Games
by Morphischer
Round 6 August 12th
from Hastings 1895 by Benzol
Annotated Games
by balasana128

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