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Vienna Chess Club vs City of St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg - Vienna Telegraph Match (1898) (correspondence), St. Petersburg RUS/Vienna AUT, rd 2, Jan-??
Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense (D07)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Mar-19-07  chessamateur: I find these City Games to be extremely interesting. Their usually exciting, even if their not sound.
Feb-25-18  zanzibar: Schiffers gives this game as being played in Oct 1898 in <Niva Suppl. (1899) p217>.

Likely the 1899 date comes from the publication date of the source(?).

Feb-25-18  zanzibar: Oh yeah, beware the old calendar system Russia used - Oct 1898 (old) != Oct 1898 (new).

The old system is 12 days behind in 1898:

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  mifralu: The team of St Petersburg consisted of Mikhail Chigorin, Benjamin Markovich Blumenfeld, Alexander M Levin, Peter Alexandrovich Saburov, Ivan Andreevich Zybin and Vienna had Hugo Faehndrich, Bernhard Fleissig, Arthur Kaufmann, Georg Marco, Carl Schlechter.

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