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Bernhard Horwitz vs Howard Staunton
Staunton - Horwitz m (1846), London ENG, rd 10, Mar-??
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)  ·  0-1

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Jan-24-07  wolfmaster: 33.hxg6 hxg6 34.Kf6 Nd7# is a nice way to end it.
Jan-24-07  TrueFiendish: Horwitz played this very badly, but then it was 1846.
Sep-27-14  dernier thylacine: I think it's not a problem of time: La Bourdonnais and Mac Donnell for example were very strong and brilliant players in 1834 already; but because of bad health from 1843, Staunton was forced to choose a little "weak" challengers, like Horwitz, who was a better problemist than a competition player; like if Steinitz would have played matches only againt Sam Loyd! Of course, the comparison is exaggerated, because Horwitz was able to play very nice games from time to time, but it was a little similar however...
Sep-28-14  colosseo: Nonsense. By modern standards McDonnell, Labourdonnais, Staunton, and Horwitz were all weak. It had nothing to do with Staunton's heart. And who are these stronger 1840s opponents Staunton should have played? Kieseritzsky? Would have been nice to see -- K beat Horwitz in a series of games. But Kieseritzsky played many worse games than this.
Oct-21-16  Aunt Jemima: Horwitz is a fish, even for 1846.

6. Ng5?
7. f4?
9. Bxd5?

After 12...Bg4+ white is busted. Really poor play from Horwitz.

I disagree with the poster above that said Staunton, Labourdonnais and McDonell were weak by today's standards too. I think they are still good players today. Way better than Horwitz.

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