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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Philipp Meitner
Vienna (1873), Vienna AUH, rd 4, Aug-01
French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Variation (C11)  ·  1-0

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Apr-24-11  hibolife: Black's first inaccuracy was ...7.cxd -- instead black should maintain the tension. Black's second was decisive: ...8.g6, destroying the possibility of the eventual and necessary breather push, f6. This fear of the f5 push by white is unfounded, for white would be too bold to attack like that. Then, white strangles his opponent appropriately.
Apr-09-17  sneaky pete: Position after 30... Ne8


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Very Steinitzian play by Herr Meitner. Steinitzian in the worst possible sense, that is, and it doesn't help him much.

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