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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Harry Nelson Pillsbury
St. Petersburg (1895/96), St. Petersburg RUE, rd 14, Jan-16
Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Attack (C43)  ·  1-0

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Aug-05-08  ughaibu: Is this queen sacrifice, move 46, really a good idea?
Oct-25-13
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  joegalby: well black is lost here as the a pawn is agoner and q and n are hoverinr around blacks k at move 46
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  joegalby: also at move 46 any q move by black will lose the knight at least eg 46...qd1 47 qb6+ kd5 48 qb5+ wins the knight

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