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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Mikhail Chigorin
Vienna (1898), Vienna AUH, rd 1, Jun-01
Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense. Exchange Variation (D07)  ·  1-0



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Jan-31-07  myschkin: Good start for the 62 year old "veteran" - at a place where he began his fabulous chess career and gained huge success.

Pic of the masters:

Isn't 17...Rd7 a better choice?

and maybe give 21...Ne7!? a try instead of 21...bxa4

The beautiful finish (after 34...Kd7) by Steinitz:

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Jan-07-11  Wayne Proudlove: How about 7...Nge7 instead of Bg4?
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  offramp: After 24...Kc7 white looks as if he is about to win any second with those developed rooks and scorching bishops.

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25.Ra7+ looks quite good.
25...Kc8 and now how about 26.Bf1?

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