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Serafino Dubois vs Wilhelm Steinitz
Steinitz - Dubois (1862), London ENG, rd 7
Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45)  ·  1-0



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Sep-27-07  RookFile: Just another example of a player most people have never heard of, taking the white pieces, and blowing Steinitz off the board in an 1. e4 e5 opening.
Nov-11-07  nimh: Rybka 2.4 mp, AMD X2 2.01GHz, 10 min per move, threshold 0.33.

Dubois 2 mistakes:
10.Qd3 -0.25 (10.Na3 0.12)
15.Qf2 -1.77 (15.Nc3 0.12)

Steinitz 6 mistakes:
10...Be6 0.26 (10...Nxd4 -0.25)
20...Bc8 -0.99 (20...cxb5 -1.78)
22...Re8 -0.79 (22...g6 -1.32)
25...Bxc3 -0.26 (25...Rf8 -0.76)
27...g6 1.93 (27...b6 -0.28)
28...Bxe6 2.59 (28...Rd5 1.86)

Apr-16-09  Fanacas: Rookfile ^^ Serafino was probaly italy's strongest chess player he didnt only beat steinitz ^^ he also beatet most of the strong englich players plz take your hate for steinitz somewehre else its irritating.
Sep-16-10  nvrennvren: very good game..
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  Big Pawn: <Dubois 2 mistakes:
10.Qd3 -0.25 (10.Na3 0.12)
15.Qf2 -1.77 (15.Nc3 0.12) >

Only making two mistakes isn't bad. That means Dubois was playing at computer level strength most of the time in this game. I don't care what year it is, that is strong chess. The only problem is that 15. Qf2 costing -1.77 is a pretty big mistake.

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  Messiah: Good!

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