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Ignatz von Kolisch vs Bernhard Horwitz
Match (1860), Manchester ENG, rd 4, Nov-02
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. Improved Steinitz Defense (C66)  ·  1-0

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Aug-18-04  AdrianP: Black plays extremely badly starting with 11...Nd5 and allowing this important piece to be kicked around until it ends up on a6 - he should have admitted his error by simply returning with 12...Nf6.

Black then thinks he can solve the problem that his King has to protect the doubly-attacked bishop by exploiting White's bank rank weakness - but fails to notice that there is no back-rank mate.

Apr-03-08  poctuk xboctuk: I think Horwitz probably had a bad hangover or didn't sleep because his wife was yelling at him all night. I don't know how else you can explain that ridiculous failed back rank mate attempt.

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