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Emmanuel Schiffers vs Nolde
St. Petersburg (1872), St. Petersburg RUE
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51)  ·  1-0

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Jun-01-05  Whitehat1963: An absolutely gorgeous game from the Player of the Day. The queen sac on move 14 is absolutely deadly! Ten checks in 13 moves later we get an excellent checkmate. I'm really surprised no one has commented on this beauty before!
Oct-08-05  SneechLatke: Player of the day (again) puts the Evans to good use. Now this is chess!
May-28-07  Whitehat1963: White to play and mate in 13(!) after 14...Bxd1. Give it a try!
Jul-01-08  madlydeeply: My question is did Schiffers see all the variations after 12 e5? Or did they do homework in those bygone days?

Lovely game

May-13-09  Trigonometrist: This must be "Schiffers' Masterpiece"...
Feb-25-10  tommy boy: Schiffers' immortal definetely
Feb-25-10
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  whiteshark: I wonder where Black went wrong?
Feb-28-10  YoungEd: Nice King hunt!
Mar-16-10
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  GrahamClayton: Lovely final postion - the lone Black King surrounded by the White pieces.
Oct-24-11  sicilianhugefun: Smoke your opponent's King out and then deliver the checkmate
Jul-04-12  e4 resigns: i demand annotations!!!
Jul-08-14  dchrist: 12... g5? (dxe5!)allows 13. Nxg5! (since fxg5? 14. Qh5+ Kf8 15. Qxh6+ Ke8 16. Qh5+ Kd7 17. e6+ Kc6 18. Bb5#)
Mar-29-16  bengalcat47: A classic example of a king hunt!
Mar-30-16
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  OhioChessFan: "Nicked Nolde"
Mar-30-16
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  FSR: Nice game!
Sep-17-18
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  sachistu: Played at St. Petersburg according to SvSSSR 1954, p.374, in an article by I.Romanov. The game is also given in Schiffers' book 'Самоучитель Шахматной Игры' although Schiffers does not give the venue. However, it almost certainly was played at St. Petersburg. In his book, he stops the score after 21...Rg8 saying White mates in 6. I'll submit a correction slip.
Sep-17-18
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  sachistu: Incidentally, Black is listed as Baron E. Nolde in Schiffers' book. Presumably, this was Baron Eduard von Nolde.

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