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James Robey vs Wilhelm Steinitz
Casual game (1865), London ENG
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51)  ·  1-0

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Feb-12-07
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  al wazir: Hard to believe Steinitz played a game this badly. Maybe it was a simul?
Sep-27-07  RookFile: You haven't been playing over Steinitz's games. You should have no problem coming up with a dozen examples of Steinitz similarly getting slapped around in something like an Evans Gambit, King's Gambit, or Scotch Game.

Steinitz simply was not a good defender in positions like this.

Dec-27-10
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  Phony Benoni: <The Albion>, Feb. 13, 1866, notes this was part of a five-game match between these players, Steinitz winning the other four.

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