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NN vs Wilhelm Steinitz
London 5 (1865), London ENG
King's Gambit: Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33)  ·  0-1

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Sep-13-05  buckaroo: Chess Brilliants Game 68
Dec-11-20
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  Honza Cervenka: This is a nice game for sure but it has a few little flaws as well. White could have played 9.Bxf7+!! Qxf7 10.Ne5 Qg7 11.Qh5+ Kd8 12.Nf7+ Kd7 13.Nxh8 Qxh8 14.hxg5 with decisive advantage of white. Later Steinitz missed much better move 11...Qe5! instead of 11...gxf3. The Queen attacks Nd4 and threatens with Qg3+ at once, and 12.Nde2 is bad for 12...gxf3. After 12.Nf5 black can play simply 12...Bxf5 13.Bxb7 (or 13.exf5 Nxd5) 13....Qg3+ 14.Kf1 gxf3 and the game is over, other moves are not satisfactory as well.

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