chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Howard Staunton vs Wolf Meyer Popert
London (1841), London ENG
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)  ·  1-0

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Annotations by Stockfish (Computer).      [26802 more games annotated by Stockfish]

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 15 more Staunton/W M Popert games
sac: 23.Bxg4 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Premium members can see a list of all games that they have seen recently at their Game History Page.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

THIS IS A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE.   [CLICK HERE] FOR ORIGINAL.

Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-03-04  offramp: I would certainly have played on in the final position. Surely there was no time limit in these games?

32...♖g8 looks like a good move; how is white going to get his king out?

Dec-03-04  sneaky pete: <offramp> The final moves of the games are missing, according to the Oxford Encyclopedia. Their source is "The British Miscellany and Chess Player's Chronicle". Probably some of these missing moves were so weak that Staunton didn't care to publish them, preferring some formula like "and white went on to win", suggesting that white would win anyway.

This is illustrative game # 1 in Staunton's <The Chess-Player's Handbook> (first published 1847), played "some years since", taken from the <Chess Player's Chronicle>. S. remarks on move 36 "It (meaning the king's bishop) would have been move decisive if played to K.B's 7th at once" and simply concludes "39.K. to Kt.'s 2nd, and wins."

Dec-03-04  offramp: <SneakyPete> Thank you for taking the time to help me out on these Staunton games I have been looking at. It's very good of you as I was a bit bamboozled!
May-03-09  sneaky pete: I don't know what it's doing here, but the second part of my December 3, 2004, kibitz refers to Staunton vs Popert, 1840. The first part applies for both games.
Aug-03-19  gambitfan: I cannot clearly see the win !
Aug-03-19  gambitfan: Stock fish even gives advantage to the Black !

1) -1.02 (24 ply) 32...♔e6 33.♔g2 a5 34.bxa5 ♖xa5 35.♔f3 ♔f5 36.♘d3 ♖xa4 37.♘xf4 ♖a3 38.♘d5 b5 39.h4 c6 40.♘e3+ ♔e6 41.c4 b4 42.♔e4 ♖a2 43.d5+ cxd5+ 44.cxd5+ ♔d7 45.h5 b3 46.♔d3 ♖xf2 47.h6 b2

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific game only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Beginners's Repertoire
by Cannon Fodder
Beginners's Repertoire
by Timothy Glenn Forney
favorite games
by cha9uran8a
Beginners's Repertoire
by Jersey Joe
(CPC, vol.1, p.389)
from Staunton - Popert (1840-41) by MissScarlett

Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC