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Adolf Anderssen vs Gustav Neumann
Berlin (1864), Berlin GER
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Paulsen Variation (C51)  ·  0-1

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May-23-11
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This is why Steinitz was born: Anderssen played 20.f5. In fact, 20.e5 looks like quite a good move.

A few moves later Adolf is in real trouble:


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Here 24...Bb6, attacking the queen indirectly, looks dangerous.

Anderssen manages to get some counterplay, but things go downhill in general until, in this desperate position


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Herr Neumann makes a bit of a faux pas, 39...Bf4. To his enormous relief, no doubt, he can still win. A very good game.

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