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Samuel Rosenthal vs Count Isouard
Source: Quarterly (1871) (unorthodox), Source: 1871 Quarterly
Chess variants (000)  ·  1-0

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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-13-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: You could always count on Isouard. Another super muzio type game at knight odds where the QR comes in decisively.
Jan-26-10  SirChrislov: Lovely how the white queen sneeks into f8 to "kiss" the king. Romantic chess indeed.
Dec-17-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Rosenthal still wins being down a knight to start.
Sep-07-12  rapidcitychess: Qf8# is visually stunning. I do love stumbling upon these games.
Apr-05-16  TheBish: Another cute finish, if White had wanted to prolong the fun, is 16. Rxe7+ Nxe7 17. Qf7+ Kd8 18. Qf8+ Rxf8 19. Rxf8#.
Jan-02-18  Petrosianic: <Penguincw: Rosenthal still wins being down a knight to start.>

It's one of those games where the Knight odds help White. The only reason he can get his QR into action at the end is because there was no Knight blocking it.

There's a story about Lasker, probably apocryphal, where he met a guy on a train who didn't know who he was, and tried to argue that giving Knight odds was actually good for White because it helped him get his QR into action on the b file so quickly. To this end, supposedly Lasker won every time he gave the Knight odds, but LOST every time he let the other guy give the odds, until he had the other guy almost believing it.

Jan-02-18  Petrosianic: Black is still winning 4 moves before the end. Where he goes fatally wrong is 12...Ke8?? As hard as it may be, you've got to move something besides Queens and Kings in this kind of opening.

The obvious move, 12...Nf6 is no good. 13. Qd5+ Ke8 Rae1+, and Black is in big trouble. But 12...Bf6, blocking the f file and clearing the g7 square for the King is much better. 13. Qd5+ Kg7, and White's got nothing. Yes, he can win Black's Queen with 14. Rf3 cxd6 15. Rg3 Ne7 16. Rxg6+ hxg6. But Black has a Rook and FOUR minors for the Queen, and his King is completely safe. Black wins.

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