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Jackson Whipps Showalter vs Wilhelm Steinitz
11th DSB Kongress, Cologne (1898), Cologne GER, rd 13, Aug-17
Spanish Game: Steinitz Defense. Nimzowitsch Attack (C62)  ·  1-0

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May-12-06  lentil: obviously this was played before the triple-repetition rule came into effect
Apr-28-10
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  GrahamClayton: <lentil>obviously this was played before the triple-repetition rule came into effect

lentil,
One of the rules for the 1886 Zukertort v Steinitz WC match was that if the players repeated the same moves six times in succession, then a draw would result. Was this rule carried over into tournament play as well?

Getting back to the game, while 53...♘c7?? is a blunder losing immediately, 53...♘a3 54.♘b6+ ♔b8 55.♘c4 wins as well, due to the twin threats of 56.♘a3 & 56.♖d8+.

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