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

Persifor Frazer vs Jean Taubenhaus
Paris (1888), Paris FRA
Scotch Game: Steinitz Variation (C45)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 219 more games of Taubenhaus
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can display posts in reverse order, by registering a free account then visiting your preferences page and checking the option "Display newest kibitzes on top."

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-02-04  iron maiden: This really hurt, I bet. Instead of 5...Nf6??, Black should have put more pressure on the e-pawn with 5...Bb4.
Dec-01-05  Gantastic: Indeed -- That's really the main point of the 4... Qh4 line: Black forsakes development in order to take control of the game.

5... Bb4 is a must, and indeed, only two out of thirty-two games with the same position after 5. Nc3 have black playing anything other than Bb4.

Nov-21-08  Sem: Just as Thelonious Monk preferred his Scotch: 'Straight, No Chaser'.
Dec-28-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: A desperate housewife on the wrong path.
Jun-04-09  WhiteRook48: 5...Nf6?? totally blocks the queen's escape
Jul-15-09  WhiteRook48: well 4...Qh4 was bad enough
Oct-24-09  Don3: Instead of Qh4,Nf6 or Bc5 should have been played.
Aug-27-10  Lil Swine: you can tell from blacks playing standards he is an amateur
Jan-11-11  FourQ: I wouldn't be so hard on Taubehaus, and anyone can get trapped. If you look through his games, he had individual wins against Bird, Gunsberg, Showalter, Teichmann and Schlecter.

Of course he wasn't on the level of any of those players, but he was certainly a lesser light of the era.

Jan-10-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <"Stop rolling your eyes, Frazer!">
Oct-30-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Mating Net: One of the few times when Nf6 by Black in the opening is a blunder. Black must have been on auto pilot when he made this move.
Aug-28-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  dernier loup de T: Bad luck, g2 is covered too, lol.
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?]
DoK's favorite games
by DoK
Losing the Queen in eight moves
from Historic Blunders by severus6
Scotch Game: Steinitz 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Q trap
from yFredthebear's h-file attacks, more Greek gifts by fredthebear
Scotch Game: Steinitz 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Q trap
from Candy by Fredthebear + SCANDI by Endurance1 by fredthebear
Steinitz. Trapped. 8b
from Scotch by PinkLedDoor
scotch
from super quick deadly traps and such by PinkLedDoor
queen got trapped ! from start
from very short games by saif1980
Game collection: 3
by gr2ca
ruvin21's favorite games I
by ruvin21
boxing Helena
by lonchaney
nfazli's favorite games
by nfazli
Queenmate
by sleepyirv
Game 20
from 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by joekenn
14; Don't bring out queen too early.
from A First Book of Morphy by melodie
14; Don't bring out queen too early.
from A First Book of Morphy by StoppedClock


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