chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Wilhelm Steinitz vs Adolf Anderssen
Anderssen - Steinitz (1866), London ENG, rd 4, Jul-23
King's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Annotations by Stockfish (Computer).      [22342 more games annotated by Stockfish]

explore this opening
find similar games 22 more Steinitz/Anderssen games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: To access more information about the players (more games, favorite openings, statistics, sometimes a biography and photograph), click their highlighted names at the top of this page.

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]

THIS IS A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE.   [CLICK HERE] FOR ORIGINAL.

Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-21-04  Egghead: Anderssen must give up his queen, as 43. ... Kh8 invites 49.Qc8+ and mate next move.
Feb-22-04  drukenknight: Oh, oh, another one in our continueing series of messes up right before hte time control.

ON Eggie's comments, yes that's how it ends OR it might have been real interesting to fight it out R vs Q... Oh R + passed pawn vs Q. Yeah, that's not a gimme either unless there is soemthing about the RP that is particularly bad. Although I'm sure he was quite sick of having to defend against Steinitz in that sort of open position. but it didnt have to be.

Mar-11-06  sneaky pete: 43... Qg7 44.Rxg7+ Kxg7 45.Qg5+ K moves 46.Qxe3 .. is K + passed pawn vs Q. Not really promising.
Jan-31-12  Knight13: 34...Rf7 will hold the position together, so if 35. Reh1, then 35...Qxe4+.
Jun-18-15  TheFocus: <Knight13> < 34...Rf7 will hold the position together, so if 35. Reh1, then 35...Qxe4+.>

Chigorin suggests that after 34...Rf7, White play 35.Kf3 (in order to free up the Rook at e1), but Black with 35...Qe5 forces the exchange of Queens.

Apr-23-18  Saniyat24: Race to the finish line...!
Jul-31-19  gambitfan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ua-...

Wilhelm Steinitz vs Adolf Anderssen | Anderssen vs Steinitz 1866, London ENG, round 2

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

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: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific game only. To discuss chess or this site in general, 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 ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Match Steinitz!
by amadeus
x( C37 ) KGA Quade, Salvio, Muzio Gambit, etc.
by fredthebear
Match Anderssen!
by amadeus
0 Anderssen-Steinitz 4
from World Championship Matches by Tobias
KGA. Salvio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
from Everyone but RJF loves the King's Gambit by fredthebear
02_QR endgames II
by whiteshark
London Match, Game # 4
from WCC Index [Anderssen - Steinitz 1866] by Benzol
or can he!?
from EVERYONE loves the King's Gambit by Backward Development
Match Steinitz!
by docjan
Kings Gambit
by Nodreads
King's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 1-0
from vaskolon's PAUL MORPHY'S GAMES by vaskolon
King's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 1-0
from vaskolon's with sacrifices Mr. ANDERSSON by vaskolon
Match Anderssen!
by chessgain

Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | 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 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC