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Isaac Leopold Rice vs Wordsworth Donisthorpe
London (1892), London ENG
King's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Defense (C35)  ·  1-0


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  An Englishman: Good Evening: It seemed unfair that exactly one game of the legendary chess legend Wordsworth "The Legend" Donisthorpe should remain unannotated. Fortunately, it is an entertaining game to replay.
Apr-09-13  thomastonk: Steinitz has annotated this game in the "New York Daily Tribune", January 29, 1893, which can be found at
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  Phony Benoni: Link for the column mentioned by <thomastonk>:

Apr-09-13  thomastonk: Hello <Phony Benoni>, thank you for adding the link. I am almost always in doubt, whether I shall add the link or not. Links can become invalid and, what is really sad, they can be forbidden depending on the country, e.g. Google books. Very often I decided to give only the source, but in the future I will always add the links to and, hoping that these sites will be valid for a while.
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  Jonathan Sarfati: The annotations by Steinitz are found in this article by chess historian Edward Winter, “Professor Isaac Rice and the Rice Gambit”,, 2006.
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