chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Herman Steiner vs Anthony Santasiere
US Championship (1946), New York, NY USA, rd 2, Oct-27
Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights Variation (C50)  ·  0-1

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 4 more H Steiner/Santasiere games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-29-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  sachistu: According to Chess Life, Jan 20, 1947, the score went: 65...Ng4+ 66.Kg5 Ne3 67.Nb2 Kd6 68.Kf6 h5 69.Kg5 Ke5 70.Nd3+ Kd6 71.Nb2 Ke6 72,Kxh5 Kf5 and White resigned.

The tournament book published by Circulo La Regence, Buenos Aires, page 26-7 also gives this version.

The version on the site (65...Ng8+ etc) came from Chessbase. It also does seem to win.

Marchand points out Steiner could have drawn without difficulty by just 'sitting tight' instead the blunder 60.e6+?? evidently overlooking he could not capture the Knight after 60...Nxe6 as the d-pawn cannot be stopped. Steiner tried the simple trap 62.Nxg6, but of course Santasiere did not bite.

Steiner probably missed winning chances even after allowing the protected passed pawn (move 38), but after playing Kd5(?) he had no more than a draw.

I'll submit a correction slip.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific game only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Round Two, Game 14, October 27
from 6th USA Championship Tournament, New York 1946 by Resignation Trap
Round 2 -- 27 Oct 1946
from 1946 US Championship by crawfb5

Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC