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Siegbert Tarrasch vs Karl Satzinger
Munich (1914), Munich GER
Bird Opening: General (A02)  ·  1-0



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Oct-11-07  ounos: Superb attack by Tarrasch!
Oct-11-07  sambo: indeed!

19.? could be a Thursday puzzle- it's all forced, but still one heck of a line to compute

Dec-26-09  wordfunph: beautiful 19.Qxh7+!
siegbert tarrasch at his best!
Dec-26-09  mysql: nice combination
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Indeed, a great combination. It's probably already too late to save the game, but 15...d4 might have been better.
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  Richard Taylor: I found this Q sac and calculated right to the end! This is game 177 in "Tarrasch's Best Games of Chess" edited and commented by Reinfeld with T's notes
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  Richard Taylor: Another beautiful mate here is if after 20. Rh3+

20. ... Nh5 21. Rxh5+ Kg8 22. Rh8! Nxh8 23. Nh6# !!

Tarrasch - incredible player.

Jul-05-11  ahmadov: I played through this game on guess the move but failed to gain the average point (40)... :-(
Jul-05-11  ahmadov: 16.Ng4 was something I missed... However, it is an incredible move which could be followed by 17.Nf6+ gxf 18.exf which leaves Black helpless after 19.Qh6 followed by 20.Qg7#
Jan-10-14  TheTamale: Bravo! What a finish!
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  Sally Simpson: ***

White to Play.

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Tarrasch at his brilliant best.

Tarrasch's chum, Nimzovitch, would have loved the backward Knight move and subsequent Knight's tour (move 14.)

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Tarrach hops the Knight from c3-d1-f2-g4 and it ends up mating Black on move 24 with Nh6.



Jan-10-21  ZoneChess: Wonderfully done and entertaining the crowd with the queen sac. However this is a mate in 8 and there is a mate in 6 with 19. Nh6+ Kh8 20. Bxg7+ Kxg7 21. Rf7+ Rxf7 22. Rxf7+ Kh8 23. Qe5+ Nxe5 24. Rxh7#
Jan-10-21  sudoplatov: Seems like Tarrasch was an early follower of the Danish School.
Aug-01-21  Nosnibor: According to Irving Chernev this was a casual game played at Munich in 1915 and not 1914. There is a further casual game played in Munich 1915 and that is against Thoma.
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  GrahamClayton: With both bishops, rooks, knight and queen pointing at Satzinger's king, it is obvious that Tarrasch will win, but the queen sacrifice with 19. Qh7+ leads to a nice finish.

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